Tips to Get the Most Out of Windows 7

Posted on 11/29/2012 by Mikayla Jenkins in Microsoft Windows tech trends

Not quite prepared to upgrade your operating system from Windows 7? No problem, Windows 7 is fairly efficient. Here are some tips to take advantage of it before you take the plunge into another OS.

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Windows 8: A Few Neat Features

Posted on 11/29/2012 by Mikayla Jenkins in tech trends Microsoft Windows

Much of the tech press has reported about Windows 8, even though it has only recently come out. This is great for you, as you can learn a little of the ins and outs before you use it.

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Don't Bust Your Budget While Traveling with a Smartphone

Posted on 11/21/2012 by Mikayla Jenkins in tech trends

You wouldn't think of traveling around the globe without your smartphone. After all, that little device can help you quickly change plane reservations, locate the trendiest new restaurants, and figure out just how busy the highway to your hotel is. However, there's one problem: Using your cell phone outside the United States can cost you big bucks.

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Protect Yourself From Hackers: Disable Java

Posted on 11/16/2012 by Mikayla Jenkins in security tech trends

You may not know this but one of the simplest ways to safeguard your computers from hackers is to disable Java, software that runs interactive functions on web pages. Java has developed the reputation for being a backdoor for hackers to get into your system, for example Business Insider recently pointed to the 700,000 Apple computers that were infected earlier this year with the Flashback Trojan malware. These computers were all running an out-of-date add on that enabled their browser to run Java.

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Use These Two Tricks to Make Your Computing Life Easier

Posted on 11/14/2012 by Mikayla Jenkins in tech trends

Let's face it: Computer users today need all the help they're able to get, anything that makes their lives easier. You must appreciate that. That's why we're happy to give you a pair of helpful hacks that can get rid of at least some stress from your busy days.

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Improve Your Productivity with these Chrome Extensions

Posted on 11/9/2012 by Mikayla Jenkins in tech trends

When you sit in front of a computer all day, it can be appealing to visit sites like The Chive frequently. If you find yourself doing this more than once or twice a day it may be damaging your productivity. Fortunately, if you use Chrome, there are many different extensions you can add that were created to help you stay away from these distractions.

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Choosing Tech that is Right for Your Lifestyle

Posted on 11/2/2012 by Mikayla Jenkins in tech trends

It seems like we hear about a new tablet or smartphone coming onto the market everyday. This may put pressure on people in the business world to buy the latest and greatest tech. But, not everybody needs the latest and greatest. Some individuals may, but others can get by with utilizing the same tech for years.

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