Andrew Lee
A student writer and web developer who loves to try out new things in the tech world. There's always a spark of enthusiasm in his voice and script!
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  • Computer Skills
    Use Sidestep to Keep Your Browsing PrivateSidestep400
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    Remember the controversy, a few years ago, over the Firefox extension Firesheep and the huge privacy concerns we all had over connecting to unprotected networks? It feels like the heat has settled down these days, but it's important to not forget how easy it still is for others to crack into your online accounts when you're out there in the open. Now, we've covered before how to use VPN's and proxies to protect yourself online and bypass country-blocks to sites like Hulu or the BBC iPlayer, but now it's time to take it a step further and automate the entire process. Let's take a look at how we can ensure your safety with Sidestep.Read More…
  • Computer Skills
    Quick Tip: Use Your Mac as a Wi-Fi Hotspot and MoreIcon
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    There are Wi-Fi hotspots and networks floating around everywhere these days from your local coffee shops to far-away airports. But what if you find yourself without a wireless connection when five friends need to get online? Let's find out how to create a Wi-Fi hotspot from your wired connection with your Mac! We will also be covering how to set up computer-to-computer networks for sharing files, screens, and more. No routers required, we promise.Read More…
  • Computer Skills
    How to Hack a Dashboard WidgetDashboard preview
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    The Dashboard these days is stale. We place a calculator here and a sticky-note there once every few weeks, but sadly, we haven't seen many great widgets come out recently. Today, to remedy the empty space in our Dashboard's heart, let's tear apart a widget and hack it into our own!Read More…
  • Computer Skills
    Quick Tip: Use Fluid to Create Desktop Apps from Your Favorite WebsitesFluid icon
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    There are a million apps on the web that don't release desktop versions. Wouldn't it be nice if you could skip opening your browser and just create an application for your dock? Today we're going to do just that with Fluid, a free app for the Mac. It'll be simple, straightforward, and will definitely help get rid of the clutter in your browser bookmarks.Read More…