Friday, April 10, 2015

Go Digital and Get Your Old Physical Media Onto Your PC

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We know Google's Chromecast is a great (and inexpensive) device for mirroring your desktop or Android devices to your TV, but if you have an Apple TV, you can basically do the same thing with your Mac or iOS device.

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