June 1, 2012

4 Essential Tech Travel Tips

Whether you’re taking the kids to Disney World for the first time this summer, or making the yearly migration to Grandma’s house, there are many things you can do to help ensure that the trip a success.  Here are some tech travel tips to help you travel smarter and save money. Tech Travel Tip: Determine […]

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Why You Should Upgrade Windows NOW!

Your computer’s operating system is the most integral part of how your machine functions. It determines how you view and launch programs, how stable software runs, and how your desktop looks and functions. Whether you’re nursing a trusty Windows XP machine or have resigned yourself to living with Vista, the prospect of “upgrade windows” can […]

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Slow Computer? Upgrade Your Computer’s RAM

The term RAM is probably pretty familiar. You may know it as memory and that it affects the speed of your PC, laptop, or handheld electronics. But will upgrading and adding more RAM speed up a slow computer? If you need a clear distinction, check out our article on memory vs storage here. The amount […]

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May 2, 2012

BEWARE! The Latest Scams – Arm Yourself and Outsmart those Thieves

I’m a big fan of technology making life easier. Unfortunately, it also makes it easier for scam artists to target potential victims. For many, the relative newness of using email and Web access for banking, shopping and paying bills leaves them vulnerable to crooks looking to steal personal information for financial gain. Trust your instincts […]

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March 16, 2012

Blogging Project: How Anyone Can Start A Blog

Start a blog today! Blogging is no longer just for the online-savvy. It’s for anyone who wants to share a little bit of themselves with the world. When our son was born, my husband started a blog chronicling every little coo and giggle so our friends and family could share in the experience as he […]

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March 7, 2012

How To Fix A Broken Wireless Network

  Once you have a wireless network set up in your home or office, it should work seamlessly… about 80% of the time. The remaining 20% will likely cause you to tear your hair out. Before you resign yourself to your Soduku book the next time you can’t get online, here are some basic tips to keep […]

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DIY: How To Fix A Broken Wireless Network

Once you have a wireless network set up in your home or office, it should work seamlessly about 80% of the time. The remaining 20% will likely cause you to tear your hair out. Before you resign yourself to your Sudoku book the next time you can’t get online, here are some basic tips to […]

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December 25, 2011

How To Guide: Stress Free Gadget Set Up

Once the wrapping paper is piled in the corner and the toys have been wrestled from their packaging, you’ll realize that now you have to figure out how to get all your new gadgets and gizmos set up and configured. Talk about a post-holiday letdown. Before you send your spouse out to quiz the neighborhood […]

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September 13, 2011

Computer Selection, Installation and Setup

Congratulations! It’s time to finally buy a new computer or laptop. You go to the store and start looking around, but wait, how are you supposed to understand what 2.3GHz, DDR2, 4 Gigs of Ram and an Intel Dual Core Processor means? Sometimes the engineers who make computers forget that regular people buy their products. […]

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May 24, 2011

How to Clean Your Mac For Free

There are a few basic rules in the tech world that are NEVER questioned. First, never type “Google” into Google, or you’ll break the Internet. Second, you’re only one great idea from launching the greatest tech company in the world and becoming as rich as Bill Gates. Finally, Macs are better than PCs. Macs don’t […]

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