How to change Windows Photo App to Zoom instead of View Next Photo If you are anything like me, when something you are used to doing in Windows changes, you get frustrated, curse Microsoft, move on and forget about it until the next time you are determined to figure it out? Sound like you? This […]
Free Website Performance Tools We recently came across a new tool-set for website performance monitoring from U.S. based company DotCom-Monitor. A very comprehensive set of tools essential for monitoring services such as: Website speed test Email blacklist lookup Network trace DNS trace Network latency Many more Instantly test your website speed in real browsers from […]
iOS 11 Problems So it looks like the latest update to iOS has a bit of an issue auto correcting the letter “i” (does anyone else see the irony in this?). If you updated your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to iOS 11 or later and find that when you type the letter “i” it auto […]
Managing any website or websites can be a constant effort on any given day. Have a list of tools in your arsenal can not only help you accomplish your work faster, be more efficient, but also result in a better end product for your customers. I use most of these tools myself but have also […]
Using Windows Snap Steps to Snap: Drag the title bar of a window to the left or right side of the screen until an outline of the expanded window appears. Release the mouse to expand the window. Repeat steps 1 and 2 with another window to arrange the windows side by side. Check out this […]
Meet Pixel, Google’s Newest Smartphone Google announced today in an event one of their biggest hardware updates, the Pixel. A re-designed smartphone with some pretty impressive specs. They have two new models, the Pixel and the Pixel XL. Pixel Display 5.0 inches FHD AMOLED at 441ppi 2.5D Corning® Gorilla® Glass 4 >75% Active Area Size […]
Using Jump Lists Jump List is a very handy feature introduced in Windows 7. This feature allows you to view recent documents most programs that are pinned to your task bar. To do this, right-click on any program that has an icon in the task bar, and it will bring up a list of recently modified documents […]
Not every kid needs an iPhone We came across this device in our news feed today and think this could be one new idea to keep track of our little ones without putting a distracting smartphone in their hands. Features 3G voice calls and A-GPS locating: You can locate your children in real-time with Snowfox […]
How to rotate your screen Quite often we come across shortcuts that aren’t necessarily helpful. If you have ever found yourself working away on your computer and your screen suddenly rotates, that is one of those times. While there are some legitimate reasons you would want to rotate your screen (i.e. using it as a […]
So remember when we talked about PetCube? Well it seems that parental guilt for leaving your pets at home has taken a whole new level. PetChatz is not only a two-way communication device between you and your beloved pet, it can dispense treats from the wall-mounted device. Never again does your pet need to be […]
How to speed up your PC for gaming, as cheaply as possible: A guide If you want to use your PC for gaming, you need to get the best performance you can out of it. Initially, this will mean taking some simple, and free, steps to speed up your current system. From there you can […]
How to change Windows password Your Windows password is the password you use to log on to your computer. You can help keep your computer more secure by changing your Windows password regularly and by using a strong password. For more information about strong passwords, see Tips for creating strong passwords and passphrases. Press Ctrl+Alt+Delete, […]
Create a restore point A restore point is a representation of a stored state of your computer’s system files. You can use a restore point to restore your computer’s system files to an earlier point in time. Restore points are automatically created by System Restore weekly and when System Restore detects the beginning of a […]
Meet Lily The Lily camera is a new type of drone camera, one that flies itself! There is no controller required as it uses a tracking device that you wear to fly, track and perform different types of tasks.
Android Marshmallow Update Google has launched it’s latest operating system out to carriers for download. Then your carrier (Telus, Bell, Rogers, AT&T etc) then push that out to your smartphone. Typically these updates have gone pretty smooth in my experience. Not this one!
Unblock app or file in Windows SmartScreen: Open the unknown or blocked app/file to trigger the Windows SmartScreen. Click on the More info link as shown in the image below. Click on the Run anyway button to run the app/file