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Brian S.

Net Neutrality is Virtually Dead – and That's Very Bad

If you're not familiar with what exactly the term Net Neutrality is, below is the definition... "Net neutrality is the principle that Internet service providers...

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TheCommuter

The Technological Hermit

How up-to-date are the electronics that you own? I'll go first. My name is ___ and I am a technological hermit (gulp). I do not own an Iphone, Ipad or tablet. My...

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CaptainPC

Bring Back XP Features with Windows 7 Classic Shell

After migrating to Windows 7, have you ever wished you could have some of the Windows Explorer features back that Windows 7 seemed to take away? Or, what do...

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traumaRUs

Acumen Electronic Medical Record is simple to use.

We all know that the electronic medical record (EMR) is here to stay. There are many products from several companies that provide this service. Currently our...

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CaptainPC

How to Change the Icon Size on Windows 7 Desktop

Windows 7 uses a new desktop icon size for its desktop default. The size is larger than the default icon size on previous versions of Windows, such as XP. This is...

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Some Very Useful Windows Keyboard Shortcuts

For some years now I have been a mouse man on my Windows computers. I just grew accustomed to using the mouse and never really thought about any other method of...

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CaptainPC

Useful Windows 7 Keyboard Shortcuts

Today we offer some very useful Windows keyboard shortcuts for consideration. In this article, we focus on some Windows 7 keyboard shortcuts that can speed things...

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CaptainPC

Dual Booting Windows 8 RP on a Windows 7 PC

For anyone interested in giving Windows 8 Release Preview a test drive before buying a new Windows 8 computer, or upgrading your computer to Windows 8, there is...

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CaptainPC

Windows 8 Release Preview Part Five

In this fifth installment of the Windows 8 Release Preview series, we want to delve into more of the new features in Windows 8. I took the liberty to install...

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My Quest for reliable technology!

It has been a while since I wrote an 'article' for allnurses.com, it was something which allowed me to let off steam, talk about hot potatoes and have a rant about...

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madwife2002

Is Email becoming a tool of the past?

Is email dying? Unless it is email at work, I rarely look at my personal emails anymore. Most of the emails in my outlook express are from companies who are trying...

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The iPad Mini is compact and durable.

I have had an iPad Mini for several months now. I am into all things Apple so I must be honest and let everyone know up front that I am a little biased. However,...

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CaptainPC

Safely Removing Hardware and Ejecting Media in Windows

External hard drives and USB thumb drives are great tools for copying files from your internal Windows hard drive. There are some cautions that must be observed in...

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CaptainPC

How to Display Windows 7 System Icons on Your Desktop

In another article some time back, we covered how to remove all the clutter from your Windows 7 desktop. Some users love a completely clean desktop that does not...

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CaptainPC

Surf the Web Securely Using A VPN

Setting up and securing a home computer network is an essential task these days. Thankfully, it is a rather easy task to perform, and allows you to connect and...

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Classic Shell for Windows 8

The days are counting down for the release of Windows 8 on new computers this October 26. Also on that day, consumers should be able to download an upgrade to...

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How to Utilize Windows 7 Previous Version Feature for File Restoration

There is a beneficial feature for file restoration in Windows 7 of which many users are unaware. This feature is called Previous Versions. If you right click on a...

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Windows 8 Release Preview Part Four

In this fourth installment of Windows 8 Release Preview, we will look at how to tidy up the Start Screen and at least one more new feature of the Windows Desktop....


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