Faithful and loyal Apple users in Vermont had yet another blow to their hopes of using the newest 3G iPhone here on Friday. An article posted in the Burlington Free Press June 13th revealed that the States Attorney General’s Office and the U.S. Department of Justice have put the halt on the Verizon/AT&T buyout of […]

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Yesterday Apple announced a much anticipated 3G iPhone, and for weeks now the iPhone has been unavailable for purchase from the Apple Store. With the big announcement of the new faster iPhone that’s now half the price at $199 and with cool new applications, our phone lines have really begun to buzz here at Small […]

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A young African American Senator and a former first lady—it has been an epic battle to secure the nomination of the Democratic Party for the most powerful elected office in the US. Barack Obama became the first African American to win the nomination by barely defeating Hillary Clinton through 54 hard fought primary contests. Last […]

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As an avid, lifelong Red Sox fan (and dedicated Mac user) I was delighted to see that Apple’s new, giant, four-story store currently under construction in Boston is paying homage to the Green Monster. I don’t think that Apple has ever done this in any other city. Then again, the fastest way to be accepted […]

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April is National Volunteer Month, so I thought it would be fitting to share my experience here at Small Dog Electronics. Up until March of 2008, I was a volunteer ambulance driver in our local community’s volunteer rescue organization–the Mad River Valley Ambulance Service (www.mrvas.org). During the roughly three year period in which I participated, […]

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Love it or hate it, the XO by One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) is bringing the power of technology as a tool for education to as many students in the world as possible. OLPC Mission: Most of the nearly two–billion children in the developing world are inadequately educated, or receive no education at all. One […]

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by Matt, matt@smalldog.com The Internet is abuzz with a story about freezing RAM to “capture” its contents in order to obtain encryption keys. This technique is completely effective, and affects all computers and all operating systems—it’s an inherent limitation of RAM itself. RAM, or random access memory, is considered “volatile” memory, because once removed from […]

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Being an election year, it’s good to remember that today is important due to the fact that the 22nd Ammendment was ratified on this day in 1951, limiting the President of the United States to two terms. Regardless of who you’re for or against, it was a significant development in our country’s political system to […]

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By Ryan, ryan@smalldog.com I ran in to a really annoying problem the other day when I was doing a windows Boot Camp install on a new machine for a customer. As normal, I used the Boot Camp setup assistant in the Utilities folder to create the Boot Camp partition. I booted from the Windows disk […]

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