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Manage Wi-Fi access in Windows 10

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

Manage Wi-Fi access in Windows 10

New for Windows 10 is something called “Wi-Fi Sense,” which, basically put, automatically searches for and connects you to Wi-Fi hotspots. These Wi-Fi hotspots can be locations that offer free Wi-Fi for their customers or they can...

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Viewing windows full screen and other windows management

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

Viewing windows full screen and other windows management

There has been virtually no change to OS X’s traffic-light window controls since the beginning: red closes, yellow minimizes and green makes it a little bigger. Now though, Apple has made it easier to go full-screen. It...

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Safe Mode for Windows can help troubleshooting process

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Safe Mode for Windows can help troubleshooting process

Booting into Safe Mode allows us to troubleshoot our computers when they are experiencing problems. In Windows 7 and earlier, you simply pushed F8 during the boot process and you would pop into Safe Mode, but now,...

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Repairing permissions and wiping free space

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Repairing permissions and wiping free space

I have found that repairing permissions periodically makes my iMac run so much better. Did you know that when your Mac begins to have problems, repairing permissions is one of the safest things you should do first? For...

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Don’t like Windows 10? You have 30 days to go back

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

Don’t like Windows 10? You have 30 days to go back

Yes, I did get to use the phrase: “I told you so,” a few times this week. If you are in the group that has already installed Windows 10 and you are unhappy with the upgrade, you...

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Resize windows, preview files in Finder and change Wi-Fi networks

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

Resize windows, preview files in Finder and change Wi-Fi networks

There are lots of little tricks and tips to help us use our Macs more easily and productively. Previewing files in Finder, managing the size of your windows and knowing how to change Wi-Fi networks are a...

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Adding a signature to your documents

Thursday, August 6th, 2015

Adding a signature to your documents

In OS X 10.7, Preview was given the feature to add your signature to your documents. This is really easy to do. Open Preview, either from your dock or your applications folder in Finder. We will need...

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Installing and using the new Windows 10

Thursday, August 6th, 2015

Installing and using the new Windows 10

If you have registered for your free copy of the Windows 10 upgrade, there is a good chance you can go ahead and install the upgrade. I still recommend you wait one to three weeks before upgrading...

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Keep your OS X Yosemite updated

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

Keep your OS X Yosemite updated

Apple has announced it will release its newest OS X operating system, El Capitan, this fall. El Capitan promises greater performance, better space management, an improved mail app and other upgrades. Until it is released, though, keep...

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Read before installing Windows 10

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

Read before installing Windows 10

Windows 10 begins its rollout this week and there are some things you should know about the new operating system before you install it. The upgrade should be simple and fast for each of us, but it...

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