SanDisk Cruzer Fit USB Mini/Micro/Nano Flash Drive Review

I have an in-car audio system that comes with a USB port, and so I wanted to check if there was a thumb drive or flash drive on the market that had a smaller profile. Lo and behold, there was such a flash drive, and it was the SanDisk Cruzer Fit USB Flash Drive. Small, even nano sized, this flash drive comes with different capacities, and I chose a 8GB one. When I opened up the packaging and handled it,

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How To Scroll Horizontally (Left and Right) in Mac OS

This is something new to me, and something that I know doesn’t work in Windows XP. I was programming on my Macbook, when all the long, horizontal lines of code started bugging me. I had to click on the horizontal scrollbar and move the focus left and right, and I thought to myself, “Isn’t there a better way to do this? Let’s just see how smart the Apple developers are.” My first thought was that I should have gotten a

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Why I Chose To Switch To Mac OS Over Windows 7?

So several people have asked me why I made the change to Mac OS, from being a Windows user for over 2 decades. Here’s why: 1. A more functional laptop I wanted a new laptop. I narrowed it down to a Lenovo, Sony or Macbook. 2 years ago, I wouldn’t even consider the Macbook, but these days the Macbooks come with a very functional touchpad, a gorgeous screen, and very comfortable keyboard. Not only that, it’s unibody design meant less

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How To Select Columns of Text in Your Browser (FireFox)

This is a neat trick for copying columns of text from a table into some other application. This is particularly useful when you don’t need the whole table of information, and just want one column or several columns (e.g. just the usernames from a list of members). I haven’t tried it on other browsers, but it works for me in Firefox 3.6.2. (Another reason why I love Firefox – it’s just so full of functionality). I’m particularly impressed that it’s

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4 Months After Switching Over From Windows To A Mac

Surprisingly, the transition from a Windows to a Mac wasn’t as jarring as I had thought, and it turned out to be pretty uneventful. It’s been 4 months since I bought my Macbook Pro, and the overall experience’s fantastic, save for 2 cases. 1. Windows-only Applications I deal with Windows-only applications that do not have alternatives on the Mac, and the only way to run these is in a virtualised Windows environment on my Mac (I use VMWare for this).

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How To Find The Location Of An Executable Program In The Mac Terminal

The Mac platform is amazing, and what makes it even more powerful is that it’s running on Unix, so you have the incredible power of bash and the shell terminal at your disposal. For instance, what takes 5 clicks and 30 minutes of your time might just be solved by running one command in Terminal – and that’s underestimating it. Take for instance, this scenario: Sometimes you’ll need to find out the path of something in Terminal when you’re using

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