Tips for hot weather and your laptop

Blog, Mac Support, Windows Support 30.7.2012 Comments Off on Tips for hot weather and your laptop

Over the long weekend, we got the chance to wake up like they do in the movies: Out of bed late and straight to the balcony with a coffee and laptop in hand. Despite the lovely scenery, we didn’t last long out there—it was nearly 100° outside. And if we couldn’t stand the heat, we…

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Windows Tips That Everyone Should Know

Blog, Windows Support 30.7.2012 Comments Off on Windows Tips That Everyone Should Know

Your OS drives your whole PC experience, so it’s your job as an enthusiast to keep it in a high state of tune. Here’s how to do just that with Windows 7. After installing a new OS, most people just jump right in and start driving it through all their favorite applications and games. Makes…

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Emergency alerts can now take over your phone

Blog, Mac Support, Mobile Users, Windows Support 30.7.2012 Comments Off on Emergency alerts can now take over your phone

If you’ve had severe weather in your area lately, you may have noticed something different – a text message beamed directly to your phone, regardless of whether or not you ever subscribed to receive such texts, and even regardless of whether or not you have texting enabled on your phone. The National Weather Service is…

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India Phone Scammers

Blog, Windows Support 20.7.2012 Comments Off on India Phone Scammers

Please share this post with everyone that you think will benefit from this. There is a company from India who is STILL targeting older folks by calling them and telling them that they are Microsoft or Windows (Or in some cases say that they are from the Windows Application Service Center) and that they want…

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When ART and TECHNOLOGY combine

Blog 14.7.2012 Comments Off on When ART and TECHNOLOGY combine

When ART and TECHNOLOGY combine: Spain is making art that produces sustainable power. -Did you know that enough solar energy hits the earth in 8 minutes to power the whole earth’s needs for one year? (it does) 🙂

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New Water Idea!

Blog 14.7.2012 Comments Off on New Water Idea!

San Francisco, the city that regulated Happy Meal toys and banned plastic grocery bags, has a new target in its health-conscious, eco-friendly crosshairs: plastic water bottles. City officials are considering an ordinance that would require owners of new and renovated buildings with water fountains to install special bottle-filling taps. The law’s designed to encourage thirsty…

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Adding a new 3TB Hard Drive? Read this 1st :)

Blog, Windows Support 14.7.2012 Comments Off on Adding a new 3TB Hard Drive? Read this 1st :)

Windows Users: Your new 3TB SATA drive won’t be fully seen by Windows without changing it from an MBR format to a GPT format. Here are the 6 easy steps: 1. Open an elevated command prompt (right-click Command Prompt, and then click Run as Administrator) and type diskpart. 2. At the DISKPART prompt, type list…

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How to tell if you are a geek…

Blog, Linux Support, Mac Support, Windows Support 5.7.2012 Comments Off on How to tell if you are a geek…

when you look down on people with low bandwidth rates. when you turn off your DSL/Cable modem and get this awful empty feeling, like you just pulled the plug on a loved one. when your website layout has won prizes but you can’t read your own handwriting when DOS was your favorite toy as a…

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Helpful Tips When Calling Tech Support

Blog, Mac Support, Windows Support 14.5.2012 Comments Off on Helpful Tips When Calling Tech Support

At one time or another, all of us have to deal with malfunctioning equipment or services, which means a call to the Helpdesk. For many of us, it can equate to a painful process involving long waits, frustrating attempts at using jargon we feel unfamiliar with, and solving the problem by trial-and-error. However, there are…

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Cold Weather Tips for Laptops

Blog, Linux Support, Mac Support, Windows Support 4.12.2011 Comments Off on Cold Weather Tips for Laptops

Regular laptops have been designed to work within a safe temperature range – normally 50 to 95 degrees F (10 – 35 degrees C). This range refers both to optimal usage temperature of the outside environment and the temperature the laptop should be warmed to before using. Protecting your laptop from cold weather is important…

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