Friday, June 25th, 2010
Here’s a quick tip on how to create a system repair disk in Windows 7. It’s handy! Continue reading
Barry from Pittsburgh, PA. asks:
I recently installed Google Chrome. I have been surfing the internet a lot and I can’t seem to find where you delete the browsing history. Any ideas?
I know what you mean, Barry. Every time I install something new, there is always something I don’t know how to do – or where to find… Continue reading
As many of you may have caught in one of last week’s newsletters, it was announced that this particular portion of Computer Tips is taking on a new look starting today.
If you’ll notice the section is no longer entitled “MS Office Tips” – but instead is now called simply “Office Tips”.
The reason for the change is that now I will be including… Continue reading
Welcome to Barbecue’n On the Internet where you will find all sorts of fantastic tips, tricks, and recipes to make your summer barbecue’s be awesome!
On the Side Menu you will find a ton of categories to browse. I highly recommend that you start in Getting Started whether you are a novice or a seasoned grill master; it is a humorous and educational read on… Continue reading
Did you know that the version of Wordpad that comes with Windows 7 has the ability to save and open text files from other word processing programs like Open Office?
Well, I didn’t!
It’s true, though! When you go to save a document, use the drop-down menu next to File name: and choose your format! .odt is for open office and .docx… Continue reading
Spyware – adware – What can I do to prevent this junk from getting on my computer?
And junk it is.
I have had my more than my share of spyware, malware, this-ware, that-ware, so I have really bumped my computer up security-wise.
Below are tips to prevent you from contacting anything you don’t want to. If you… Continue reading
Well, with this being the first day of our OpenOffice Tips (found right here every Tuesday and Thursday) I figured that it was a good idea to go over the most important basics about the OpenOffice Suite.
First, the word “Suite” should clue you in that it’s
Let’s face it! Your time is valuable. You may be searching the internet on a daily basis, if not on an hourly basis. If you have used the Bing search engine (currently the third largest search engine based upon query volume), you probably have become a bit frustrated by its lack of user friendliness when it comes to perusing your search results.
It goes something… Continue reading
To bring out the secret photographer or videographer in you, stop motion techniques are extremely easy and fun to follow. Stop motion, which can also be called stop-action or frame-by frame, allows you to make objects appear like they are moving. This popular animation technique allows you to make a still image move in tiny increments through each different frame. When these frames are played in a continuous… Continue reading
I am a huge believer in taking ownership for what I do in my life. If I screw something up, then it is my fault and my fault alone. Being responsible for my actions makes me consider what I choices I make. Right now, Liberty Mutual has tapped into the market of responsibility, and while this is their site and they are a commercial entity, the message they… Continue reading