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Home Sharing Broken in iTunes 10.5.3 (fixed)

After I updated to iTunes 10.5.3, I noticed that home sharing did not work at all. I took all of the steps at Apple's support article (http://support.apple.com/kb/TS2972) to no avail. Ultimately, I figured out that the problem is with 10.5.3 itself. Here is how to get Home Sharing working again: //Download iTunes 10.5.2 here: 32 Read More

Fighting Difficult Viruses

Fighting Difficult Viruses

Let's face fact, most commercial AV publishers can't get everything. They do a good job keeping known viruses off your system by scanning for the existence of certain files (not checking content), certain registry entries or running processes/services. So how do you get rid of a virus that your AV vendor doesn't know about? Here Read More

Making Podcasts

Making Podcasts

If you want to start making podcasts, it can be a bit difficult to understand how you go about the process. Making a podcast essentially requires three tasks (with various sub-tasks). The basic workflow is:Record the podcasts Create an XML file that describes the content (author, file location, etc.) Upload the audio and XML files to a Read More

Force Quit iPhone Apps

Quick Tip If you have an iPhone application that isn't responding or seems to be moving very slowly:Open/select the application Hold the Home button for 6 or 7 seconds until the application quits Restart the applicationThis has fixed numerous mail errors I have encountered.