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When most people want to remove a program from a Mac all they do is drag the icon over to the Trash – and then empty it. It is an exceedingly simple way to remove programs, but unfortunately it doesn’t work in all cases. Sometimes you’ll run into programs that can’t be removed in this way, typically either because they are pre-installed OS X apps or they do not have an icon. While there are other ways of removing these programs, they tend to be complicated and may even require you to manually input commands in the Terminal. Rather than…

When you print a digital photograph, you can print them either on matte or on glossy paper. But which type of photo printing is better? Simply put, glossy prints look shiny, whereas matte ones are more neutral. Both have their own pros and cons, and it is in understanding these that you can decide which one to pick. Both matte and glossy use the same paper. The difference lies in the finish. This means different processes and different chemicals are used. Glossy is highly reflective, which means the colors look rich and vibrant. Matte, on the other hand is not…

How often are you scouring the Internet, especially when it comes to social media? If you are like millions of other individuals, the answer to that question is often. For many, social media has become the go-to source when it comes to learning a myriad of information. As an example, do you spend a lot of time on Twitter or Facebook daily? If so, there’s a good chance you are getting some or all your local and global news from there. A media outlet or fellow social networker posts a link to a story. From there, you click on the…

Although technology has advanced many different industries in recent years, some always seem to be lagging behind the curve. This is largely because there’s been an old-school way of doing things in these industries, and many of the leaders at the top are hesitant about implementing technology. Read on to learn more about how these industries work and how technology may help to revolutionize them in the coming years. Health Care Although healthcare has marginally moved forward with the implementation of electronic health records, there is still plenty of opportunities advances in insurance to do things even better. For example, applications…

You may have heard of the term VPN but never really understood what it is all about. The acronym VPN actually stands for “Virtual Private Server.” Even though this sounds like some very technical jargon it is actually fairly simple. Basically, a VPN is an encrypted connection between two computers. The purpose of using a VPN is to browse websites securely and anonymously. Here, we’ll review some basic features of VPNs so that newcomers can become familiar with the technology. What is the Point of Using a VPN? There are several beneficial uses of a VPN. First, a VPN allows…