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Campaign to stop the changes to Rule 41 of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure by passing the Stopping Mass Hacking Act (S.2952, H.R.5321). These amendments would lead to a vast expansion of government hacking, a largely unregulated law enforcement technique that makes us all less secure.
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The Magic of Apple's Newest Keyboard & Trackpad
Last week early orders of the new Apple Magic Keyboard and Magic Trackpad started arriving at door steps even before they started arriving in stores. I have now spent a couple of days on the new Magic Keyboard and Magic Trackpad and here is what I have foun...
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Quick Tip for Burning DVD's in 10.11 El Capitan
We are just a week away from the release of OS X 10.11 El Capitan. For those that still use a DVD drive and have need to burn DVD's. Here is a quick tip to keep you working. The new Disk Utility Application is no longer a way to burn a DVD. First Insert the...
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Two weeks and one trip with the Apple Watch
I will admit I have really been excited since the Apple Watch announcement to get a smart watch on my wrist to make my life easier. I was a little envious of my Android friends that already had smart watches. I didn't care that they looked clunky or cheesy....
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Predictions for the Apple Spring Forward Event
I love writing prediction pieces, it is fun todo and gives me a chance to imagine what I would design or like to use if it was made available. We already know Apple is going to talk about details of the Apple Watch. We will finally get pricing on the mid ra...
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I love Last Week Tonight gave #marlboro a new mascot after they picked on small countries #JeffWeCan go John Oliver!
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I am alway s busy and sometimes need help in the kitchen. I am trying this out.
Mellow is a smart sous vide machine for your home. Designed for busy food lovers, Mellow makes sous vide cooking a 5-minute step to fresh, delicious, healthy home cooked meals.
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Apple TV
The more I use the new Apple TV the more I like it. The previous model was likable and easy to use but we had no options for live content. Now with a full app store and a community of excited developers the sky is the limit for this set top box. It was surp...
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I hated the last AppleTV something fierce. But the new one is actually really awesome. 
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My consulting business has been growing and people are starting to ask if they can pay by credit card. I had a system I setup in 2012 but only rarely used. So I dusted off the old Square reader and tried it. It didn't work anymore and needed to be replaced....
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Predictions for WWDC 2015
We are just two days away from the next Apple World Wide Developers Conference and the latest announcements from Apple. I thought I would quickly share my predictions for what we will see coming from the land of Apple. Everyone likes to try and read the tea...
We are just two days away from the next Apple World Wide Developers Conference and the latest announcements from Apple. I thought I would quickly share my predictions for what we will see coming from the land of Apple. Every...
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Who are you from the following?

join +I'm Programmer if you are a programmer
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I just found this year in photos the Google plus created for me. It was a good year.
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I am an IT Professional, Blogger, Podcaster, Apple Certified Support Professional, etc...
My name is Paul Scott and I enjoy writing, podcasting, and all things tech. I am an Apple Certified Support Professional and member of the Apple Consultants Network. I am an IT professional with nearly two decades of experience. 
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Apple Certified Support Professional 10.6 & 10.7, Mac Integration 10.6 Certified, Member of the Apple Consultants Network, Blogger, Podcaster,
  • College of Southern Nevada
    2008 - present
  • UNLV
  • St. Louis Community College
    1998 - 1999
  • Southwestern Illinois College
    1993 - 1994
  • Christian Brothers College High School
    1989 - 1993
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Paul "Mac Guy" Scott
Blogger, Mac Guy, IT Manager
  • August Jackson
    IT Support Engineer, 2011 - present
  • Station Casinos
    IT Systems Engineer / DBA, 2004 - 2011
  • Virgin River/Oasis/Cassablanca Casinos
    Support Engineer, 2001 - 2001
  • Stifel Nicolaus & Co
    IT Security Administrator, 2000 - 2001
  • St. Louis Public School District
    Technology Specialist, 1998 - 2000
  • Envision Consulting
    Consultant, 1996 - 1998
  • Clark Refining
    Help Desk Support, 1994 - 1996
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CES data storm sweeps up wireless carriers

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Otoy Takes Movie Production to the Cloud (Video)

For filmmakers, software company Otoy brings the visual effects studio to the living room.

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Thinner iPad 3 Coming with Low-Power Retina Display?

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Griffin Launches $49 iOS-Controlled Helicopter

Interested in an iOS-controlled model helicopter, but turned off by the Parrot AR.Drone's $299.99 price tag? Griffin has announced the Helo.

Apple Joins Digital Due Process Coalition

The EFF has announced that both Apple and Dropbox have joined the Digital Due Process (DDP) coalition which is focused on pressing Congress

Stephen Hawking: Colonize space, or else

The astrophysicist says we're in an increasingly dangerous part of our history and have to gain control of what's out there. Read this blog

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Apple's secret code names for iOS revealed

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SOPA copyright bill draws fire

roundup The Stop Online Piracy Act is intended to target 'rogue' Web sites, but critics say it'll knock the stuffing out of legitimat

Cello Wars musical parody of 'Star Wars'

This video of musicians The Piano Guys is touching and hilarious at the same time. Read this blog post by Chenda Ngak on Crave.

Absolutely amazing: 6th grade iPhone app developer speaks at TEDx

Thomas Suarez is in the 6th grade at a middle school in the South Bay. And while most of his peers are probably fussing over new soccer klee