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Ubuntu & What Else? Part 2

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

Our continuing look at the Linux-based systems that could have you saying goodbye to Windows forever. Continue reading

Ubuntu… And What Else? Part 1

Monday, August 25th, 2014

We’ve talked a bit about Ubuntu, but there are other Linux-based systems that could work for you. Let’s check them out. Continue reading

What Is An eSATA Port?

Saturday, August 23rd, 2014

What is an eSATA port and how can you use it? How it works and what you need to make it work. Continue reading

Windows XP, 7 & 8 On The Same Computer?

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

Is it possible to have Windows XP, 7 and 8 on the same computer? Learn how to make it possible. Continue reading

The Best-Kept Secret Of Windows

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

Check out one of Windows’ best-kept secrets. This nifty tool can make it so much easier to get tech support. Continue reading

Continuing In Yahoo Mail

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

In Yahoo mail, you can choose to have the mail server go back to the inbox or on to the next message when you delete a message. Continue reading

A Math Lesson: Binary System

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

Have you ever noticed that certain numbers pop up over and over again in computers? Numbers like 32, 256, 512, and 1024 are commonplace, but why not just 30, 250, 500, or 1000? It is because computers calculate and compute using the binary system. Continue reading

Amy want to know why her job is switching more and more things to the cloud. We break down the reasoning. Continue reading

Emptying MyBook

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

A reader wants to know if you can empty and reuse a Mybook external hard drive. Here’s the answer! Continue reading

Which OS Is Best For My Club?

Friday, June 13th, 2014

Patty needs a new computer for her club, but she’s not sure which operating system to go with. Should she choose Windows 7 or 8.1? Continue reading

“NTLDR Is Missing” Error Message

Saturday, June 7th, 2014

Find out what the NT Loader error message means and how to fix it. Continue reading

Skipping Audio Part 2

Saturday, May 31st, 2014

In the last article i told you that skipping audio or video may be caused by low RAM. In this article, I will tell you some ways to resolve that. Continue reading

More and more businesses are moving away from the traditional software model to subscription-based platforms. We explain why. Continue reading

Skipping Audio Part 1

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

If your audio skips while it’s playing, it may be a problem with your RAM. Here’s a brief explanation of it. Continue reading

What Is A Cache?

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

What is a cache and why does my computer write to it before writing files to a disk? Well, it’s a place to store your stuff. Continue reading

What Exactly IS A Router?

Thursday, May 1st, 2014

What exactly is a router, and can you use one in place of a cable or DSL modem? Continue reading

Seamless MP3 With Audacity

Saturday, April 26th, 2014

Combining .mp3 files in Audicity into one longer file is a great way to listen to split files, and pretty easy. Continue reading

How Long Does OS Support Last?

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

How long are operating systems supported? We compare Windows, Mac OS & Linux policies. Continue reading

Why Do Computers Lock Up?

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

Why do computers lock up? We look at some common causes and the solutions. Continue reading

Solving CAPTCHA

Friday, March 21st, 2014

CAPTCHA software was designed to keep websites safe from “bots”, but, like so many other security “features” of websites ends up punishing the good for the sake of the bad. Here are some suggestions for helping the visually impaired solve CAPTCHA. Continue reading

What is a digital certificate and how does it work? We break it down. Continue reading

Saving Your Memories

Monday, March 10th, 2014

You want to keep your old photos safe forever, and the best way to do that is safe storage and redundancy. Continue reading

Running a Dual Boot with Ubuntu and XP

Saturday, March 8th, 2014

A way to safely run XP without losing your Internet access. How a dual-boot with Ubuntu makes it possible. Continue reading

The Most Important Tech Tip Of All

Saturday, March 8th, 2014

What’s the most important tech tip of all? Samantha says she’s not tech-savvy, find out why we say she actually has the most important tech skill out there. Continue reading

Learn how to run Windows programs on Linux Ubuntu in our special 2-part series. Continue reading

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