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.

Crucial antivirus news for some users

  Posted Thursday, October 6th, 2011 at 9:46 pm

It has recently come to our attention that a historically reputable antivirus company is now working with another company that has been suspected of engaging in allegedly unscrupulous business practices… Continue reading

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How-to: Print from your iPad or iPhone

  Posted Thursday, September 29th, 2011 at 10:25 pm

The Apple iPad and iPhone have revolutionized the way we view and handle different types of media… Continue reading

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How-to: Add a network device or computer

  Posted Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 at 5:10 pm

Getting ready for the new iPhone? Perhaps you have a new tablet device or netbook? Or maybe you just have some friends or family over and they’ve brought their laptops… Continue reading

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How-to: Clean up imported data in Excel

  Posted Wednesday, September 21st, 2011 at 5:59 pm

Microsoft Excel is a great tool for creating spreadsheets to organize and manipulate data… Continue reading

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How-to: Spot Spam

  Posted Monday, September 19th, 2011 at 6:52 pm

We all know Spam can be very annoying…but it can also be dangerous… Continue reading

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Surge protectors

  Posted Tuesday, September 13th, 2011 at 11:28 pm

Just a quick reminder, it is very important to properly protect your electrical devices from voltage spikes… Continue reading

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How-to: Password protect Microsoft Word documents

  Posted Thursday, September 8th, 2011 at 6:03 pm

If any of your Word documents contain sensitive or important information, you may want to password protect them… Continue reading

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Laptop Tip: Overheating

  Posted Tuesday, September 6th, 2011 at 10:37 pm

Laptops are great for their convenience and portability, but unfortunately also often suffer from overheating issues… Continue reading

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Using Technology for Emergency Preparedness: Gadgets / 2-way Radios

  Posted Wednesday, August 31st, 2011 at 6:52 pm

Sometimes gadgets are called toys, sometimes they’re called tools. In this post, we’ll talk about how 2-way radios can be used to keep you safe in an emergency… Continue reading

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Here is an interesting security threat not many users are familiar with: Viral SSIDs

  Posted Thursday, August 25th, 2011 at 5:43 pm

An SSID is simply the name of a network. A viral SSID is an illegitimate ad-hoc or peer-to-peer network that is designed to look like a legitimate Wi-Fi hotspot… Continue reading

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