Big Moving Pictures had a new advertising product ready to go, but when its customers axed their budgets, the company didn't fail. It went to sleep.
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We answer reader questions on using OS X recovery utilities within a working OS installation, and more.
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Like several other apps, Win8 StartButton restores the traditional Start menu in Windows 8, which Microsoft eliminated in the latest version of its operating system.