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  In the past I used colored sticky notes to remind me of tasks I needed to undertake, calls I had to make, or groceries I needed to buy. I would stick them on my desk and remove them when … Continue reading

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Picture a beautiful green lawn, millions of blades of grass stretching across an acre of land. You pull a blade out and it goes unnoticed. You then pull a million blades out and the results become visible.   The beauty … Continue reading

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 After 244 years and over 2 million printed copies, the Encyclopedia Britannica will no longer publish the reference books we grew up with but will focus exclusively on their digital website. Over the past few years most of the sales … Continue reading

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Tablet Computers

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Tablets, such as the new Ipad, are becoming more and more popular. Besides having most PC computer capabilities, tablet computers include wireless Internet capability, GPS navigation, and video camera functions, weigh around two or three pounds  and typically have a … Continue reading

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I was once approached by an elderly gentleman who gave me an interesting bit of advice -"Don't grow old." I told him I would prefer that over the alternative. I have many choices to make in life, a major one … Continue reading

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If you have Comcast as your ISP one of your toolbars may be the Xfinity toolbar. Along with the toolbar a file, CIDGlobalLight.exe is added to your computer. It is not visible and there is no description of it.The toolbar … Continue reading

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The first thing to choosing a Browser is knowing what a browser is and in my experience more then half the people I know are clueless, even though the browser is one of the most-used programs on your computer. A … Continue reading

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  In the 1980's I worked for Tandy Computer Centers consulting, selling and installing computers for small businesses and school systems. The most storage you had on a hard disk drive then was 10 megabytes and I was impressed since … Continue reading

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A dirty keyboard doesn't look nice, and can cause your keyboard to not work properly. Dust, food, liquid, or other particles can get stuck underneath the keys, which can cause them not to work. The following steps are basic cleaning … Continue reading

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