Nova Scotia Power (NSP) recently announced that power rates are going down just under a percentage point. Any savings is welcome news, but you’re always up for saving even more. You know about turning the thermostat down and LED lights. But did you know about
If you’ve walked past a computer in the last 10 years, you’ve heard of Google. It is, by far, the most popular search engine out there. So much so that its name has become a verb for searching the web. We don’t search for things,
People love special effects. We like those little things like transparent window edges, and menus that seem to slide out from nowhere. Yet those effects also take up computer resources and slows it down a bit.
Windows has some decent tools to help you take care of your computer. The best part is that they are free and already on your computer. Last week we talked about the Disk Defragmenter utility. This week we’ll look at the Disk Cleanup tool.
Over time, computers will run slower and slower. Just like everything else, they need some maintenance every once in awhile. On of the easiest maintenance tasks you can do is defragmenting your hard drive. Sounds pretty technical, but it’s a simple process.
Your cellphone probably cost you nothing out of pocket. So you may not think of how much you have invested in it. But you do have a lot invested in it.
Times are tough. Most of us have never known times that weren’t tough. Yet you can use your computer to help you earn a bit more money. Sure, there’s lots of “I made $8,247 last month. You can too!” scams out there. We’re not talking
Secretly I’m a Luddite. You know, those guys that hated technology when the Industrial Revolution started. Yes. I hate technology. But I love it. But I hate it. We’ve learned to co-exist.
Netflix, Shomi, Hulu, YouTube, Channel B – all are streaming video services providing you with thousands of hours of entertainment. Services like these do it all for free or at a tenth the price of cable or satellite TV. Because of the low cost and
It happens. You sit down at the computer with your tea to catch up with friends. You reach for a pen to write something down. Bonk. You knock your teacup over and it spills across the computer. Now what? First, pull the power. It’s not