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New Amazon Kindles and Cheaper Prices

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

Amazon recently announced a few new Kindle devices, along with a refresh of an existing Kindle model. Amazon’s Kindle has been well reviewed thanks to its vast selection of books available in Kindle format, free owners library for Amazon Prime members and aggressive pricing.

So what’s new? Continue reading

Camera Sensors – Why Size Matters

Monday, September 10th, 2012

Are you in the market for a new camera and totally confused by the industry lingo regarding sensor size? You may hear things like full frame, aps-c, crop sensor, 4/3, micro 4/3, nikon 1, 1/1.7, 1/2.5, 1″ and many more! Continue reading

Want Windows 7 instead of Windows 8?

Monday, September 10th, 2012

If you are like me you’ve become quite attached to Windows 7. The interface is familiar but works well and does most of what I need it to do. Microsoft has decided to change a lot of how Windows works by removing the start button and switching to the Windows 8 style interface. So what do you do if you want to buy a new computer and it comes with Windows 8? The answer… Continue reading

What Is Interference?

Friday, September 7th, 2012

If you’ve ever used a wireless device and had signal issues someone has probably told you that there must be a lot of “interference.” But what is interference? What types of interference are there? Is it even interference or something else? Let’s start by talking about how a wireless signal works. A wireless signal operates at a certain frequency (ranging from 3Hz to 300Ghz) and who can transmit at a specific frequency is controlled by the government and generally follows the… Continue reading

ZenKEY – The Ultimate Keyboard Shortcut

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

How would you like to be able to have a keyboard key combination to open Word? Or go to a web browser with your favorite site automatically loaded? Or open your My Documents folder? How about shut down your PC? Even turn a sequence of keystrokes and actions into a single key press? Continue reading

How-To Change Home Page In IE8

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

Help! We recently had to replace our hard drive, and when the new hard drive was installed, the repairman decided we need to have AOL as our home page in Windows Explorer 8. I’ve tried everything, including removing Explorer and downloading and installing from a Microsoft download, but AOL remains my home page. How can I get rid of AOL as the home page for Explorer 8? Continue reading

Critical Java Security Update

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

Have you heard about the new zero-day security exploit in the popular Java software? Chances are if you have a desktop or laptop computer you have Java installed, either by default or the first time you tried to access a site that required it. Continue reading

White House Official Photostream

Sunday, September 2nd, 2012

No matter what your personal politics may be the fascination with the day to day life, travelings, happenings and events of the President of the United States is almost universal. This Cool Site allows you to look through the lens of White House photographer Pete Souza and members of his talented team! Continue reading

A Camera Powered By Android?

Saturday, September 1st, 2012

Nikon recently announced the Nikon Coolpix S800C, which features something really unique: Google’s Android operating system. Here’s a preview… Continue reading

Recycle Old Cartridges for $$$

Friday, August 31st, 2012

Don’t you hate buying new cartridges for your printer? Well read this article to find out how you can save money and recycle. Continue reading

What Is A Browser Add-On?

Friday, August 31st, 2012

I’ve Always Wanted To Know: What is a browser Add-On? Browser Add-Ons (or Extensions) are pieces of software that change the way your browser works or adds additional functionality to your web browser. Add-Ons can be something as common as Adobe Flash Player which allows you to play flash content on the web (movies, animated banners, games) to… Continue reading

Windows Anytime Upgrade

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

Do you have Windows starter or basic included with your computer and need to upgrade? Find out how with this article! Continue reading

PC Virtual Piano Keyboard

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

Ever wanted to make some music using your computer keyboard or sound effects for a video you are recording? The PC 73 Virtual Piano Keyboard is the utility you need to get! Continue reading

New PC – D: Drive Nearly Full?

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

Did you buy a new PC and your D drive is nearly full? Read this article to find out why it’s happening and what you need to do to handle the situation. Continue reading

WS App Review: Photographers Rights

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

Have you ever been traveling and wanted to know what the local rules for photography are? Is photography allowed in a public place? Can you take a photo of a bridge? Continue reading

LaptopKey – Easy Replacement Keys

Monday, August 27th, 2012

Picture this: Your brand new (or maybe a bit older) laptop is working great and your significant other drops something on it, breaking a key on the keyboard. What do you do? Continue reading

In this article I’ll talk about the popular saying that if you save your images as JPEG over and over you’ll be lowering the image quality by a lot… Continue reading

How does a GPS work?

Friday, August 24th, 2012

GPS or Global Positioning System, is a group of 24 satellites that are in high earth orbit which are used with a GPS receiver to show your location on the planet. The system was completed in 1994 and today you can find handheld GPS units, car mounted units, cell phone GPS and even cameras with built in GPS functionality. How does it work though? The answer is surprisingly simple (and complicated at the same time)… Continue reading

How to Stop Low Disk Space Warning

Friday, August 24th, 2012

Are you getting one of these annoying popups telling you that you have low disk space? This message can be helpful if you don’t know you’re reaching the capacity limit, but sometimes you’re aware of what you’re doing and don’t need a reminder.

So, how do you stop these popups? Continue reading

Outlook 2013 Preview

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

Microsoft Outlook 2013 includes the traditional ribbon style interface of the 2007/2010 versions of Outlook with ascetic changes mostly focused around the new look of Windows 8/Metro style.. Continue reading

Off-Site and Cloud Storage

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

Off-site and cloud based storage is a great way to backup information you need to a remote place just encase of the unthinkable happens… Continue reading

How To Find Old Drivers?

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

To find drivers for older versions of an operating system the best bet is to try to find the manufacturers website and search there. If you can not find it on the manufacturers website (or the manufacturer isn’t in business anymore) your next best bet is to turn to… Continue reading

In this article I’ll talk about the popular saying about digital cameras and higher megapixel counts. Do you know anyone who got a new digital camera and said something like “This 12 MP (Megapixel) camera is so much better, it can print images over twice as big compared to my old 5 mp camera.” Guess what? W… Continue reading

How Does A Speaker Work?

Friday, August 17th, 2012

Do you have a pair of headphones, a set of desktop speakers or a monster surround system? Do you know how the speakers turn the signal they receive into sound? A speaker works by converting an electrical signal into vibrations using a speakers diaphragm to produce the sound you hear. The frequency and intensity of the sound is determined by the Continue reading

PowerPoint 2013 Preview

Friday, August 17th, 2012

Microsoft chose not to make any radical changes with PowerPoint 2013 but to make existing features either easier to use or more helpful… Continue reading

WS App Review: Sticky Notes

Thursday, August 16th, 2012

Wouldn’t it be nice to turn on your iPhone and on the lock screen see a sticky note with important information like the shopping list? Sticky Notes allows you to do just that in a very simple to use application. Once you… Continue reading

Have you been told jailbreaking or rooting your phone is illegal and could land you in jail? Want to know the truth? Continue reading

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