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
Tracking Page Clicks Have you wondered what links your customers and visitors are clicking on your website? You may already track (or have someone track) your analytics to see who is visiting your website, from where, using what keywords, how long they stay and how many pages they visit. If not, you should be. This […]
Speeding up Chrome Browser Google’s Chrome is an amazing browser. Typically it is fast and responsive but there is one particular tweak that can improve your browsing experience significantly. Chrome Settings One of the first settings I make in Chrome, which isn’t a Chrome setting, per se, but a Windows proxy setting.
The Future of Gaming Oculus Rift has just announced it will be open for pre-orders January 6, 2016 for $599.00. The new virtual reality headset will ship with the headset, sensor, Oculus Remote, cables, Xbox One Controller and will come with two games, EVE: Valkyrie and Lucky’s Tale
Introducing Office 2016 We just installed the new Microsoft Office 2016 today and so far, impressed. There are many similarities to Office 2013, but some of the subtle changes look good so far. SEE ALSO: Introducing Windows 10
How to Show Hidden Files in Windows 10 There is no doubt that working your way around the new Windows 10 interface will take some time, but so far, it could be the best one Microsoft has developed yet! With that, here is a little tip to show you hidden files in the new operating […]
To show or hide file name extensions Sometimes you need to see what the file type is for a particular file (i.e. document.doc, sheet.xls, textfile.txt). A file name extension is a set of characters added to the end of a file name that determine which program should open it. Windows hides file name extensions, but […]
Nucleus Smart Home Intercom Nucleus is a connected home device that lets families have two-way audio and video conversations in the home, between homes, or with any iOS or Andriod smartphone. Jonathan Frankel, 31, is the Lower Merion-based CEO of hardware startup Nucleus, where his team is building what he calls a voice-activated, “frictionless” version of […]
Apple Announces iOS 9 Today Apple announced the release of iOS9 as the next major iteration of the operating system. Which, apparently comes in a much smaller package, 1.3GB versus it’s predecessor of 4.58GB. So you don’t have to scramble and delete your camera roll. Your device should be compatible if you were running iOS […]
The Travel Jacket According to Kickstarter, this is the most funded clothing project in the history of crowdfunding. The project has raised $8,503,758 as of today of a pledged of $20,000 goal. You can bet they are a little thrilled. The Travel Jacket has a built-in Neck Pillow, Eye Mask, Gloves, Earphone Holders, Drink Pocket, Tech Pockets of all sizes […]
iPhone 6 Camera Problems Your new shiny iPhone is pretty sweet, right? Except for those blurry photos! Apple has determined that, in a small percentage of iPhone 6 Plus devices, the iSight camera has a component that may fail causing your photos to look blurry. The affected units fall into a limited serial number range […]