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Improve your Mac’s Internet connection by flushing your DNS

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

Improve your Mac’s Internet connection by flushing your DNS

Technically speaking, DNS, or Domain Name Servers, are like a phone book of addresses. These servers keep a directory of domain names (websites you visit) and they convert these website domain names to IP (Internet Protocol) addresses....

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Options to control your folders

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

Options to control your folders

When you open Windows File Explorer (8, 8.1), or Windows Explorer (7), there are some great options to customize the view and behaviors of your folders. Here are some favorites you may like to set for your...

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Clearing some or all your history in Safari

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

Clearing some or all your history in Safari

One of the features for Safari in Yosemite OS X is that you can delete all or just some of the history of the websites you have visited. This allows you to choose what you want to...

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Sign into Windows 8.1 easier and boot directly to the desktop

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

Sign into Windows 8.1 easier and boot directly to the desktop

I still find many of my customers who do not like the Start screen in Windows 8.1, and don’t realize they can bypass it and go right to the desktop. By doing so, you can feel more comfortable...

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Setup iCloud on your iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and Windows PC

Thursday, March 12th, 2015

Setup iCloud on your iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and Windows PC

Setting up your other devices with iCloud is quite easy and it allows you to sync all your iCloud content to all your devices that use the same Apple ID and password. Here’s how to install and...

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How to view website browsing history

Thursday, March 12th, 2015

How to view website browsing history

When you visit a website, it keeps a history of every site and page you visit. This can be helpful if you have children and want to monitor their surfing habits. It can also be helpful if...

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Setting up iCloud on your Mac

Thursday, March 5th, 2015

Setting up iCloud on your Mac

iCloud offers free storage for your documents, photos, videos, mail, device settings and more. iCloud can also be used to keep the most current version of your files on all your qualifying devices, including PCs running some...

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Install maximum memory in your PC

Thursday, March 5th, 2015

Install maximum memory in your PC

When your computer gets slow, most technicians believe you need to add more memory, but most of the time, this is not the case. The software just needs a good cleanup. However, you should check to see...

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Re-associating your default programs

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

Re-associating your default programs

This past week has been an interesting one. Most of the time, I get the usual calls about virus and malware activity, but this week has been about default programs changing to other programs or not working...

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Erase and reinstall OS X using the Recovery Utility

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

Erase and reinstall OS X using the Recovery Utility

After time, when your Mac has a lot of data on it and a plethora of apps, the performance can become, shall we say, awful. If this describes your Mac and you have tried apps to clean...

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