It’s that time of year again…sort of. Time to open up the windows and clean out the staleness of winter. Time for a spring cleaning. Might as well give your computer a spring cleaning too. Yes, computers do need cleaning, physically and virtually.
There is no one-size-fits-all answer. Especially now that a computer means anything from the big desktops to the smartphone in your pocket.
If you can read, you can learn to do anything. My father was fond of saying that, and he was right. Anytime I’ve wanted to know how to do something, I’ve been able to find a book or two that would tell me. That goes
Computers are great when they work; expensive boat anchors when they don’t. It’s preparing for those times that they don’t work that we’ll look at today.
First Published: The Guysborough Journal, Vol . 24, No. 11, March 18, 2015 “Locks only keep out honest people.” You’ve probably heard that before. It seems like good logic, yet it isn’t quite complete. Do you know what’s missing from that little saying?
What if your computer could give you money? No, this isn’t about on-line businesses or some get-rich-quick scheme.
The Internet is all about video right? Wrong. Use Skype or Google Hangouts to talk to friends and family far away? How good would that be if they can’t hear you clearly? A good microphone is half the battle.
First Published: The Guysborough Journal, Vol . 24, No. 8, February 25, 2015 “How can a computer make driving safer for me?” That’s probably not a question you’ve ever asked, but the answer is an important one.
Just wanted to convert the file system on a drive without formatting it? Tried to do it through the command line but got a weird error message?
Ever wondered if there was a problem with your network or phone cables? Got static on the line? That’s what these kind of cable testers are built for. Here’s a very affordable and easy to use one for you to get.