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Moving And Deleting Multiple Files

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Learn how to move or delete multiple files at once. Continue reading

Learn how to use disk management to partition your hard drive. Continue reading

DVD Plus or Minus

Sunday, March 30th, 2014

DVD – R and DVD + R are both available in most electronics stores. Which would be the correct format for recording? 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

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

Facebook Buys WhatsApp

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

Facebook is paying $16 billion for popular messaging app WhatsApp. But will that mean changes for the app? Continue reading

A problem with Java 7 put many of us who play games on Pogo.com out of commission. Thank goodness, it is resolved now, but here is the information on it, just in case a similar issue happens in the future. Continue reading

Replace XP With Linux Ubuntu: Part 3

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

We wrap up our tutorial on replacing Windows XP with Linux Ubuntu. Continue reading

Replacing XP With Linux Ubuntu: Part 2

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

Replacing Windows XP with Linux Ubuntu: part 2 of our special series Continue reading

Replacing XP With Linux Ubuntu: Part 1

Monday, February 17th, 2014

Thinking about replacing XP with Linux Ubuntu? We walk you through the process step-by-step. Continue reading

PS4 vs. Xbox One Part 3: Not Just For Gaming

Saturday, February 15th, 2014

There is a lot that you can do with your consoles other than simply game… movies, sports, even CRUNCHY ROLL! Continue reading

Robots Have Already Taken Over: Part 2

Thursday, February 13th, 2014

From sweeping the floor to cleaning the litter box, how robots can make your life easier at home. Continue reading

Robots Have Already Taken Over: Part 1

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

Most people are not aware that robots are all around us and they already control many important aspects of our everyday lives. Continue reading

What’s the difference between a server and a router? George wants to know. We break it all down and explain why a home server might be a good option. Continue reading

PS4 vs. Xbox One Part 2: Tech Specs

Saturday, February 1st, 2014

The hot new gaming consoles right now are the PS4 and the Xbox One. Here’s a look at the hearts and guts of both machines, which one has what advantages and disadvantages and where they tie. Continue reading

Perfect Gadgets For Travel

Monday, January 27th, 2014

Find out the best gadgets to pack when you’re ready to hit the road for some traveling. Continue reading

Will Reformatting Kill A Virus?

Sunday, January 26th, 2014

Reformatting your hard drive will remove a virus from your system, but there are also some less radical solutions. Continue reading

The eagerly-awaited next-gen consoles from Playstation and Microsoft are finally here. This is the first in a series of articles that compares the two companies’ history with consoles and compares the two consoles themselves. Continue reading

What Should I Do With My Old Power Cords?

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

Chances are, if you are like pretty much anyone I know, you have a box or two of old power cords that you don’t know what to do with Continue reading

Monitor With a Dark Half

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

If you have a monitor with one half darker than the other, there are a number of possibilities from monitor failure to cable failure, but there are some things that you can check. Continue reading

Returning Electronics The Right Way

Sunday, December 15th, 2013

Tips for getting a refund or a replacement with as little pain as possible for both you and the retailer. Continue reading

Internet Explorer Error in Outlook

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

When you try to attach or copy and paste into Outlook and you get an “Internet Explorer Must Close” window, it may be time to update the versions of your software. Continue reading

Watching Hulu On Your TV

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

If you want to watch Hulu and other video on demand services on your TV, you do have some options. Continue reading

Control panel is a helpful tool, but it can be confusing to remember which options lead to which results. So here is the first in a series of decision trees for Windows 7 control panel. Continue reading

What Do I Do With a Hijacked Computer?

Saturday, November 9th, 2013

If you suddenly can’t get past a boot screen that you don’t recognize, odds are that your machine has been hijacked. This is a very hard to repair infection, but there are ways. Continue reading

Deleting Gmail Contacts In Android

Monday, October 21st, 2013

If you have unwanted Gmail contacts on your phone, it is fairly simple to delete them. Continue reading

Find out the difference between Standby and Hibernate and discover how to find the Hibernate feature in Windows XP. Continue reading

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