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How To: Speed up your web browsing

Generic tips for getting the most from your browser, these tips have been tested on the four main browsers ( Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome and Safari ) on a Windows machine. Any shortcuts or file locations are specific to the Windows operating system and may not work on other platforms. Read more...

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Paul Brent talks snowboard monitoring, eye control, and more!

Here are some links to the topics Paul Brent discussed on this week's Computer Radio Show. Read more...

How To: Add Google Now Cards

Google Now has been around for several iterations of Android, and in my opinion, it keeps getting better and better, with more cards, more useful information and some creepily accurate information. Most people don’t really get into the settings to fine tune the experience, yet there is quite a bit of information that is integrated in your personal Google account that you can leverage. In this article, I’ll look into some of the new cards that are available to display some relevant information on your mobile device. In future articles, we will explore additional settings and ways to help customize the Google Now experience. Read more...

Tip of the Week

Rather than move your mouse around when you're watching videos on YouTube, here are some handy keyboard shortcuts you can use. Read more...

How to get the most out of Google Inbox

Google Inbox is a new spin on Google mail, it’s been around for a few months now, and while there are a few shortcomings ( no ability to save a signature ), it is a step in the right direction. There are things you can do to ensure you get the most out of your experience. I have up to ten invitations left, if you're interested in receiving an invitation, please email me ( gvalenz@gmail.com ). Read more...

Tip of the Week: Unlock android device without power button

Smartphone makers are increasingly moving from physical home buttons to software ones. Most of these phones are unlocked by pressing the power button, but, there are apps that you can install and configure that will let you control how and when to turn your screen on and off and even unlock your phone. Read more...

How to create animated GIFs

In the "old days," we looked for ways to convert still photos into video. Now, with the wide availability of video cameras on virtually all cell phones, we look for ways to convert video into animated still photos! Read more...

Monitor your children's mobile usage

There are many apps available for parents who want to either track or manage the data usage on their children’s phones, they range from geo tracking to placing limits on usage and reading texts and emails. The choice of just how and why the app is needed is an individual choice, but, here are some apps to consider when looking for the appropriate functionality. Read more...

Tip of the Week: Install Flash on android

How to install Adobe Flash on your android device Read more...