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The Case of the Unique Series

Monday, June 25th, 2012

How can I create non-repeated numbers between 100 and 300 in Excel? What you’re talking about here is creating a “unique series” – and there’s actually a pretty easy way to do it. Continue reading

The Case of the Listening Computer

Thursday, June 14th, 2012

Dictating to your computer is fun and easy! Here’s how to do it without buying expensive software. Continue reading

The Case of the Preferred Connection

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

Here’s a way to make one of the internet connections from the forest of connections out there your favorite. Continue reading

The Case of Rapport

Friday, May 25th, 2012

The Rapport program is here to help you with your most secure transactions. Continue reading

The Case of the Shredded Files

Monday, May 7th, 2012

Did you ever hear the term “shredding” and wonder what it meant aside from doing awesome tricks on your skateboard? Well, here is file shredding – what it does and how it works. Continue reading

The Case of the Old Vinyl

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

Have a bunch of beloved old vinyl sitting around collecting dust? Here are some ways to transfer that music to your computer. Continue reading

The Case of the Dual Hard Drives

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

If you have the opportunity to get a computer with dual hard drives, I say “go for it”. This article explains why. Continue reading

The Case of the Gray Defrag

Friday, April 13th, 2012

If your defrag is gray and it’s ruining your day, you can fix it! Here’s a way! Continue reading

Troubleshooting Your USB Ports

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

If your flash drives don’t work in your computer, but do in someone else’s, your problem may be your USB ports. Here are some possible fixes for that. Continue reading

The Problem with RAM…

Friday, March 30th, 2012

Is there a way to store programs on your RAM chips? No, but if you’d like a fast alternative to your hard drive, you might consider a solid state drive. Continue reading

Autoplay the Easy Way!

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

Do you love your Autoplay? Has something bad happened to your Autoplay? Do you miss your Autoplay? Well, here are some options for getting that Autoplay back, and deciding what you want to Autoplay and how. Continue reading

8mm and Super 8 to DVD

Monday, March 19th, 2012

Have a bunch of old 8mm and Super 8 films lying around that you want to transfer to DVD? There are a couple of ways to do it, and here they are. Continue reading

FINALLY! Netflix for Android!

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

An Android app that allows you to stream Netflix instant TV shows and movies to your android device. Continue reading

What the Heck are ActiveX Controls?

Sunday, March 11th, 2012

Are you puzzled by “ActiveX” controls? Well, here’s some info on what these little programs are and how you can avoid them if you want. Continue reading

LCD vs. LED and OLED

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

Considering a new TV? Well, here are your options, including one that you can’t get… yet. Continue reading

Opening Display Write Files

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

Have some old Display Writer files sitting around that you’d like to open? Here are some tools to do that if you don’t want to have to start trolling Ebay for a Display Writer console. Continue reading

Transferring VHS to Computer

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

Time to get rid of those pesky VHS tapes and transfer them to your PC. Here’s some info on how to get started. Continue reading

What Makes Screen Resolution?

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

Here’s an answer to a reader’s question explaining what ingredients go into making your computer monitor’s resolution. Continue reading

Remembering those Passwords!

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

Having trouble remembering all of those pesky passwords and PINS? Here are a few methods that may help. Continue reading

Rearranging Photos In Their Folders

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

Here are some helpful ways to sort items within a folder in Windows for easy finding later. Give it a look! Continue reading

Get the Right GPS

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

So you’re finally tired of getting lost and ready to upgrade to a GPS, but you’re confused because there are a lot to choose from out there – I mean a LOT, and each one seems to tout different features. Here’s a guide on how to pick the right GPS for you. Continue reading

Printing on Your Backside

Friday, January 27th, 2012

Can you print on the backside of a piece of paper that has been used on one side? Yes! Continue reading

This article outlines the main differences between active and passive 3-d technology. You may be surprised! Continue reading

E-mail to DOC

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

How to save your e-mail to a Word document by utilizing Google’s “Gmail Labs” feature. Check it out! Continue reading

This article showcases some options for streaming TV and movies straight to your television through the internet. Check it out! Continue reading

Change “HD READY” to HD

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

How to turn your “HD Ready” set into an HDTV in one simple step! Continue reading

Beyond Service Pack 1

Friday, January 20th, 2012

Here’s a helpful article on how do do a repair installation on your Windows machine and get all of your service packs back. Check it out! Continue reading

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