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Schedule

Friday, August 1

1406912400 Tech News Today
1406916000 This Week in Law
1406923200 Android App Arena
1406934000 Tech News 2Night

Saturday, August 2

1407002400 The Tech Guy

Sunday, August 3

1407088800 The Tech Guy
1407103200 This Week in Tech

Monday, August 4

1407171600 Tech News Today
1407175200 Triangulation
1407180600 iPad Today
1407193200 Tech News 2Night
1407195000 Marketing Mavericks

Tuesday, August 5

1407258000 Tech News Today
1407261600 MacBreak Weekly
1407268800 Security Now
1407276000 Before You Buy
1407279600 Tech News 2Night
1407283200 All About Android

Wednesday, August 6

1407339000 FLOSS Weekly
1407344400 Tech News Today
1407348000 Windows Weekly
1407355200 This Week in Google
1407366000 Tech News 2Night
1407367800 redditUP
1407373200 Ham Nation

Thursday, August 7

1407430800 Tech News Today
1407434400 Know How...
1407438000 The Social Hour
1407443400 Coding 101
1407447000 Home Theater Geeks
1407452400 Tech News 2Night
1407454200 The Giz Wiz
1407463200 OMGcraft

Friday, August 8

1407517200 Tech News Today
1407520800 This Week in Law
1407528000 Android App Arena
1407538800 Tech News 2Night

Saturday, August 9

1407607200 The Tech Guy

Sunday, August 10

1407693600 The Tech Guy
1407708000 This Week in Tech

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Portable Apps

August 23 2012

Portable apps let you bring your favorite programs with you where ever you go. Find out how to use portable apps on Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux.

Materials List
- PC or Mac
- USB Key
- Internet connection
- Time & patience

Portable Apps for Windows
PortableApps.com is a very user friendly way to put portable apps on a USB key. Installation of applications does take some time, so while it might look like your computer has locked up, it may still be installing. Be patient.

Chrome with Flash in your portable version
Instructions:
- Download NPSWF32.DLL
- Open your Portable Apps drive in Windows Explorer
- Go to GoogleChromePortable\App\Chrome-bin\
- Create a new subdirectory with the name “plugins” (without the quotation marks)
- Copy the DLL to GoogleChromePortable\App\Chrome-bin\plugins

Portable Apps for Mac OS X
Freesmug.org/portableapps is great resource for picking up portable apps.
- After downloading the DMG, open it and copy the app to your USB Key.
- If you are using OS X Lion or higher, you’ll have to download PAppsLionPatch.

Portable Apps for Linux
Your best source for portable apps for Linux is Sourceforge.net/projects/portable/files
- Download your file, put it on a drive

Viewer Challenge!
If you can figure out how to create a portable version of Chrome with Adobe Flash, let us know. Make a video, upload it to YouTube or your favorite video sharing site and send us the link!

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