Category Archives: Mac OS

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Review

Microsoft deserves credit for making the Surface Pro 3 thinner and lighter than its predecessor, especially since the screen grew from 10.6 to 12 inches. Do consumers want a tablet that can double as a laptop? Microsoft thinks so, which is why it's trying to sell just such a hybrid […]

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How to setup VMware vSphere Lab in VMware Workstation?

With this eBook you will receive weekly updates in your email for free, courtesy of Vladan.fr. This Free E-book describes the setup of Portable Lab to run nested ESXi 5.1 servers with nested VMs, shared storage, virtual networking etc… This is no mean to be a perfect, without errors, guide. […]

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JVM Troubleshooting Guide

The Java virtual machine is really the foundation of any Java EE platform. The Java bytecode produced when application are compiled, is eventually executed by the Java Virtual Machine (JVM). The JVM has grown to be a sophisticated tool, but it essentially remains a "black box" for most Java programmers. […]

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Designing and Building an Open ITOA Architecture

ExtraHop advocates an open approach to IT Operations Analytics (ITOA) that puts you in charge of how you collect, store, and analyze your data. This white paper offers prescriptive guidance for building an open ITOA architecture that incorporates the four sources of IT visibility: wire data, machine data, agent data, […]

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The MagPi Magazine: Enigma Cipher

This month’s MagPi contains a wealth of different material including a review of Raspberry Pi powered autopilot technology and the first of a mini-series from the PiBot robotics team. This issue hosts a review of the FishDish electronics board, written by the MagPi's youngest guest author so far. With standard […]

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Guide to KDE: The Other LINUX Desktop

By downloading this free guide, you agree to receive regular updates on the latest cool apps, product reviews, and giveaways from MakeUseOf. KDE is a project founded in 1996 by Matthias Ettrich to provide a full-featured desktop environment for free software operating systems (including Linux).  This guide is meant to […]

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The Ultimate Apple Free Reference Card Kit

This Apple reference kit includes 9 individual reference cards providing shortcuts, tips, and tricks for multiple Apple products. Use the reference cards to brush up on the basics and/or find alternative methods to your favorite commands. Each reference card is designed to be printable and are yours to use, distribute, […]

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Apple Mac OS X Tiger – Free Quick Reference Card

This Apple Mac OS X Tiger Reference Card offers the fundamentals, as well as tips for using the various applications within the operating system. Use this reference to brush up on the basics and to find alternative methods to your favorite commands. This printable quick reference is yours to use, […]

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Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Installation and Configuration Guide–Free Sample Chapter

Go-to guide for using Microsoft’s updated Hyper-V as a virtualization solution. Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V offers greater scalability, new components, and more options than ever before for large enterprise systems and small/medium businesses. Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Installation and Configuration Guide is the place to start learning about this new cloud operating system. […]

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Virtualization Security: Protecting Virtualized Environments–Free Sample Chapter

Securing virtual environments for VMware, Citrix, and Microsoft hypervisors. Virtualization changes the playing field when it comes to security. There are new attack vectors, new operational patterns and complexity, and changes in IT architecture and deployment life cycles. What's more, the technologies, best practices, and strategies used for securing physical […]

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Microsoft Virtualization Secrets–Free Sample Chapter

Unbeatable advice and expert tips for evaluating, designing, and deploying virtualization solutions If you're an IT professional, you know that virtualization is essential in today's computer infrastructures. This valuable reference is your key to all things Microsoft virtualization. Written by a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP), it breaks down all […]

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iOS Hacker’s Handbook–Free Sample Chapter

Discover all the security risks and exploits that can threaten iOS-based mobile devices. iOS is Apple's mobile operating system for the iPhone and iPad. With the introduction of iOS5, many security issues have come to light. This book explains and discusses them all. The award-winning author team, experts in Mac […]

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Microsoft Private Cloud Computing–Free Sample Chapters

Learn the foundation of cloud computing and how to build your own Microsoft private cloud. Written by a team of expert authors who are MVPs and leaders in their respective fields, this one-of-a-kind book is an essential resource for IT administrators who are responsible for implementing and managing a cloud […]

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Virtualization Essentials–Free Sample Chapter

A full-color beginner’s guide to the core concepts and skills of virtualization. Virtualization is the IT world's hottest trend in recent years, and many colleges do not yet have curricula in place to prepare students for this important area. This guide fills the need, with a learn-by-doing approach to mastering […]

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D3 Tips and Tricks — Free 366 Page eBook

Interactive Data Visualization in a Web Browser. D3.js can help you make data beautiful. D3 Tips and Tricks is a book written to help those who may be unfamiliar with JavaScript or web page creation get started turning information into visualization. Data is the new medium of choice for telling […]

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Mac OS X Keyboard Shortcuts Cheatsheet

With this cheatsheet you will receive daily updates in your email for free, courtesy of Make Tech Easier. One of the best things about Mac OS is the number of keyboard shortcuts it supports.  Keyboard shortcuts are great because you can perform a function right from the keyboard, which will […]

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Switched. The Convert’s Guide to The Mac and OS X

By downloading this free guide, you agree to receive regular updates on the latest cool apps, product reviews, and giveaways from MakeUseOf. There are a few things that Mac users generally enjoy that users of other operating systems might not, including unique features and a perceived superior user experience. Over […]

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OS X Mountain Lion: A Beginner’s Guide

So you just got a brand new Mac with Mac OS X Mountain Lion installed, or maybe you’ve just upgraded from OS X Lion. Now what? You have this brand new operating system that looks intimidating, overwhelming andconfusing! You think to yourself, or maybe even post on Twitter of Facebook, […]

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PragPub Issue #43, January 2013

Each month, editor Michael Swaine brings you a free magazine packed full of interesting articles, features, and departments. This month’s issue highlights the following topics:                           Functional Programming Basics Web Programming in Haskell, Part II Using Memoization in […]

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