Author Archives: JS

About JS

JS has grown up around computers and has developed a wealth of end-user experience. Technology interests include robotics, vintage video games, music gear, multimedia software, home security and Internet security.

How-to: Use new Windows 7 calculator features

  Posted Thursday, January 26th, 2012 at 11:30 pm

One might first think the Windows 7 calculator looks a lot like previous incarnations of the classic Windows calculator… Continue reading

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How-to: Back up your iPhone or iPad

  Posted Tuesday, January 24th, 2012 at 6:40 pm

Have you ever lost your iPhone? Had it stolen? Or, gasp, dropped it in the drink? Continue reading

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How-to: Customize your toolbars in Firefox

  Posted Thursday, January 19th, 2012 at 9:57 pm

With their last few releases of Firefox, Mozilla has tweaked the way Firefox’s toolbars are displayed by default… Continue reading

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How-to: Get replacement Windows discs, legally

  Posted Tuesday, January 17th, 2012 at 7:49 pm

Far too often these days, new computers don’t always come with Windows recovery discs… Continue reading

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How-to: Use Multi-Touch gestures in OS X Lion

  Posted Thursday, January 12th, 2012 at 9:33 pm

With the release of Mac OS X Lion, Apple expanded on its Multi-Touch gestures feature… Continue reading

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How-to: Create formulas in Microsoft Excel

  Posted Tuesday, January 10th, 2012 at 10:34 pm

Excel is a fantastic spreadsheet application brought to us by Microsoft as a part of their Office Suite… Continue reading

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Important Alert: WPS is not as secure as once thought

  Posted Wednesday, January 4th, 2012 at 10:57 pm

WPS, or Wi-Fi Protected Setup, was introduced in 2007 and was originally designed to help users unfamiliar with wireless security more easily secure their wireless network’s router and access points… Continue reading

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How-to: Get the most out of Siri

  Posted Thursday, December 29th, 2011 at 12:36 am

If you have an iPhone 4S, you’re most likely aware of your new personal assistant, Siri…. Continue reading

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How-to: Enable or disable address bar predictions in Google Chrome

  Posted Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 at 6:30 pm

Google, the company that revolutionized the Internet, has been having great success with their Internet browser, Chrome… Continue reading

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How-to: Use iTunes 10 with iCloud

  Posted Tuesday, December 20th, 2011 at 7:01 pm

With their newest release of iTunes, Apple has included access to an exciting new service known as iCloud… Continue reading

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