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No Spell Check In Outlook.com

Saturday, June 1st, 2013

C E from Mobile AL writes: There was a red line under misspelled words in Hotmail, now Outlook does not underline misspelled words, I get a message that says I have misspelled words, but they do not underline them to let me know what the words are. The issue could be with browser you are using to view Outlook. Continue reading

Continuing Your Backup

Monday, May 27th, 2013

When you do a backup, what information is backed up? Does it pick up where it left off, or does it simply back everything up? And how do you know when your destination drive is full? Continue reading

Error 4202 In Windows Live

Sunday, May 26th, 2013

Don from Aberdeen, WA writes: I am unable to send or receive messages from Live. error 4202, a newer version of live is available you must install to continue. I put no and yes, rebooted and it still comes up every time.When I try to send questions to you it says kill pages or wait, nether works. Help! Continue reading

Why Keep XP?

Monday, May 20th, 2013

If you’re not using an old computer, is it necessary to keep the operating system on the old machine? The answer is “yes” if you want to run programs, but “no” if you want to remove the drive to use as an external drive to store documents. Continue reading

VHS to Computer

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

A lot of us have old VHS tapes lying around that we might look to put on our computer. There are really three ways to do this and I present them in this article from the most to least desirable. Continue reading

New accessibility options for the blind and visually impaired have been added to the Kindle app for iPhones and iPads, making it easier for customers to navigate their Kindle libraries and interact with their books. Continue reading

AT&T Wants To Automate Your Home

Sunday, May 5th, 2013

AT&T wants to automate your home. The company is offering home security and automation services in 15 U.S. cities including Chicago, Dallas, Denver Houston, L.A. and Miami. Continue reading

As part of a push to encourage girls to pursue science and technology related fields, the Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles has teamed with Women in Games International to create a new merit badge for young video game developers. Continue reading

The Overdrive Media Console allows you to download E-books and audiobooks from your local library to read or listen to on your computer or your personal devices. It is free to download and easy to use. Continue reading

If you’re getting a pop-up from Adobe saying that Flash needs to store information on your hard drive, this article will explain why and how to stop it. Continue reading

Ebay has teamed up with Goodwill with a program called Sell It Forward. It allows people to make a donation to Goodwill and also earn a little money for themselves in the process. Continue reading

In this day and age we are all hyper-aware of big corporations trying to rip us off. So is cell phone insurance a rip-off, or a necessary investment? This article will answer those questions. Continue reading

WS App Review: Munchin Apples

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Munchin Apples is an Android app designed specifically for toddlers between 1 and 2 1/2 years old. It has a narrow focus of teaching little ones to identify apples, but is it worth the time? Continue reading

Wanting to use an external hard drive to store stuff on from various computers? Great idea! Here are some pointers. Continue reading

Philips showed its new DesignLine TV, calling it “an unconventional style to truly fit modern living spaces.” Available in 46″ and 55″ models, the front of the television is made of one seamless sheet of gradient black glass. The TV doesn’t have a visible frame or a stand. It looks like a pane of glass leaning against a wall when not in use. Continue reading

Navigating 8

Saturday, March 23rd, 2013

Windows 8 is out, up and running. Here are some tips for navigating the first major overhaul to the interface in Windows’ history. Continue reading

Move Those Photos!

Thursday, March 21st, 2013

Ever wonder how you can get your pictures from your computer onto a memory card? Here’s the answer! Continue reading

Getting Rid of an Old Hard Drive

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

Did dunking my old hard drive in the sink get rid of the datat? How do you get rid of the data on an old hard drive? Not by giving it a bath, but by using these tips. Continue reading

Physicians at Cornell University say they’ve used a 3D printer with a biological ink to create a replica of the human ear that looks and functions like a real one. And that’s good news for the thousands of children born with congenital ear deformity every year and those who have lost an ear to accident or cancer. Continue reading

LibreOffice 4.0 Released – Free Office Suite

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

LibreOffice has released version 4.0 of their popular free office suite with some exciting improvements. Is it worth a download? Is it as good as Microsoft Office 2013? I’ll give you just the facts below. LibreOffice is a Open Source project spun off of the popular Open Office suite. The suite of application includes… Continue reading

Reclaim the Recycle Bin!

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

Accidentally deleted your recycle bin? Bummer. But here’s a pretty easy way to get it back. Continue reading

Tagging is a way of identifying friends in photographs on Facebook or calling their attention to a particular post. What if someone has tagged you in a photo or status and you don’t like it? This is definitely a 21st century problem. Fortunately, it’s easily solved. Continue reading

What is Downloading and How Do I Do it?

Sunday, February 3rd, 2013

Are you befuddled by the term “download”? Well here’s some information on what it is and how you do it. Continue reading

Microsoft is launching Office 365 Home Premium, a subscription-based version of the popular Microsoft Office products. Instead of spending up to $400 for a full suite of Office programs, you purchase a yearly subscription for $99. Continue reading

App Vs. Widget… What’s the Diff?

Monday, January 28th, 2013

What’s the difference between a widget and an app? I hope that this clears things up. Continue reading

Audi showed off a new organic lighting technology at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit that turns the back of your car into a light show. Here’s how it works… Continue reading

This might seem incredible for those of us who have run into problems printing off a long document, but a Dutch architect named Janjaap Ruijssenaars plans to construct a home using a 3D printer to make the components. Continue reading

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