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What software should you update?

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

What software should you update?

When a window pops up and asks you to update some software, are you unsure if you should allow it? Don’t fret. Many are unsure what to update for fear of downloading the wrong thing on their...

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Upgrading your Mac to Yosemite is free

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Upgrading your Mac to Yosemite is free

Apple is touting some nice software upgrades with the new, free, OS X Yosemite, such as updated FaceTime and Family Sharing, but there also is a fresh new interface and look. Apple recommends you upgrade to receive...

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Customize your Mac’s Finder Preferences options

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

Customize your Mac’s Finder Preferences options

In your Mac’s Finder preferences, you can customize what you show on your desktop and how to set up your sidebar so it allows you quick and easy access to your folders and files. If you make...

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Internet Explorer 11 from Start screen offers Reading View feature

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

Internet Explorer 11 from Start screen offers Reading View feature

If you are not using Internet Explorer 11 from the Start screen, you should consider updating to receive the latest security updates and protection. There is also a new feature called “Reading View,” where you can view...

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Power options range from ‘power saver’ to ‘high performance’

Thursday, November 6th, 2014

Power options range from ‘power saver’ to ‘high performance’

If your computer is running Windows, it should have power options. These options allow you to choose from select performance and energy levels, depending on your preference. Most computers, whether they are a laptop or desktop, have...

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Customize your Mac’s desktop to your liking

Thursday, November 6th, 2014

Customize your Mac’s desktop to your liking

You have several simple options to customize your Mac’s desktop, such as your desktop background picture, screen saver and colors. If you want to customize your Mac’s desktop background picture, from the Apple menu, select System Preferences...

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Put zip back into your surfing by deleting your browsing history

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

Put zip back into your surfing by deleting your browsing history

As the computer becomes more sophisticated, it also becomes more difficult to maintain. Years ago, we could run a new computer night and day and it would give us a good five or six years before slowing...

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Using keyboard shortcuts makes it easier and faster

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

Using keyboard shortcuts makes it easier and faster

Do you use keyboard shortcuts to carry out some of your computer functions? At first, they may seem a little awkward, but with use, they become very comfortable to use and actually save you time. Just in...

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Understanding your Microsoft account Recent Activity page

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Understanding your Microsoft account Recent Activity page

Much like your bank summary page showing all the transactions that has happened to your bank account, The “Recent Activity” page shows all activity that has occurred on your Microsoft account. Your Microsoft account can include “MSN,”...

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Some third-party add-ons may cause issues for Safari

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Some third-party add-ons may cause issues for Safari

If your Safari unexpectedly quits or it doesn’t seem to run as well as it should, removing unsupported third-party add-ons may help. If your Mac has trouble downloading files or it’s showing other strange behaviors, these third-party...

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