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Extending Laptop Battery Life

Extending Laptop Battery Life

September 20th, 2013

Your laptop’s battery life can be extended if you take precautions to avoid frequent total discharges. One step you can take is to set up alerts so you’ll know to plug in the power adapter when the battery goes down to a particular level. Almost all laptops display alerts if the battery has 5% or […]


Prevent Advertisers from Tracking your iPhone

May 1st, 2013

With the introduction of iOS6, Apple has snuck in a feature that many users don’t even know exists. Identifier for advertisers, or IFA, is a random number assigned to a device and its user. It’s nothing all that unheard of, think grocery stores providing tailored coupons based off data they collect every time you use […]


Hacked: What Next?

March 1st, 2013

No matter how many steps you take to protect yourself or your information, there is still a chance you will get hacked. However, the sooner you identify you have been compromised and the faster you respond, the more you can minimize the harm. ACCOUNTS You probably have numerous online accounts for everything from online banking […]


Instantly Record Screencasts with Jing

Instantly Record Screencasts with Jing

January 15th, 2013

Jing is a software program that allows you to easily take, edit and share screen captures from your computer.  With Jing software, a free download for Mac and PC, users can upload images and videos to Jing’s website then simply copy and paste the item’s URL anywhere — email, IM, Facebook, Twitter, wikis, etc.. Anyone […]


Create Interactive Presentations with VoiceThread

November 13th, 2012

VoiceThread is a collaborative online application that enables users to share a multimedia slideshow and make comments, as part of a group conversation. Once a thread is created, contributing users can comment using text, a webcam, a microphone or even by telephone. With VoiceThread, a group discussion can be securely captured and stored in one […]


Fast and Free Video Conversion

October 5th, 2012

With all of the video formats out there, AVI, WMV, FLV and MP4, to name a few, it can be a challenge to keep track of which video files are compatible with your different systems and devices.  With Sothink Video Converter, you can take any video or audio file and convert it to the proper […]


Share Presentations and More with Slideshare

September 7th, 2012

SlideShare is a free Web-based sharing program that allows users to find, create and share presentations online.  With SlideShare, anyone can upload slides to the Web from PowerPoint, OpenOffice, Keynote or a variety of other formats, including PDFs, videos and prerecorded webinars.  You can easily sync MP3 audio files with your slides to create a […]


Easily Convert to PDF in Office 2010

Easily Convert to PDF in Office 2010

May 2nd, 2012

As a new feature in Microsoft Office 2010, you can easily convert your document to a PDF from any Office program (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). In previous versions of MS Office, you needed to have additional software installed to create a PDF. Now when you save your document, PDF is among the file types to […]


Dangers of P2P File Sharing and Illegal Downloading

March 20th, 2012

What Is P2P? P2P stands for Peer-to-Peer which means the sharing of files between two or more users on the Internet. The concept behind P2P networking is powered by a peer-to-peer application such as Gnutella, KaZaA, Napster, iMesh, LimeWire, Morpheus, SwapNut, WinMX, AudioGalaxy, Blubster, eDonkey and BearShare. The P2P application takes a piece of allotted […]


Identity Theft

February 10th, 2012

What is identity theft? Identity theft is a crime where a person uses your personal identification information, like your name, Social Security Number, driver’s license number or credit card number, without your permission with an intention to commit fraud. This also allows the criminal to steal money from you by opening up new credit card […]