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Wirelessly browse your Mac's files from your iOS device

It's a common enough scenario. Your chock-full-of-files Mac is in the downstairs office. You're flat-backed on the couch upstairs with your iPad. There's a file on that Mac that you'd dearly love on your iPad but the idea of trudging downstairs to retrieve it makes you tired. What to do?

This time only, trudge down to your Mac and set it up so that it shares files using the SMB protocol. Then download a copy of Stratopherix's $5 FileBrowser app. Watch the video to see how to put the two together.

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