How Can I Use Instagram on the PC?

If you’re like me, you spend your day in front of a PC. You’re faster at typing on a full keyboard than a phone, and apps that insist on creating a mobile-only experience can be frustrating. Yesterday, my friend Luke sent me a direct message on Instagram with a response...

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What Can I Do If I Hate Windows 8?

There’s one main thing to complain about when it comes to Windows 8 – that Microsoft changed EVERYTHING.  When I first started using it about 18 months ago, I wasn’t a fan at all. But there’s one simple change that’s made it tolerable and given me back a normal experience....

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Know Anyone for Social Media Marketing Platform?

Earlier today, one of my contacts, Rachel, posted on Facebook the following: Know anyone that needs an internship (there is a small stipend) …See below: message me for the inside scoop.   Successful Construction and Real Estate Services Company is seeking an Intern to assist with Setting up our Social...

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How Can I Download from YouTube?

How To Download from YouTube (Video and Audio)   YouTube has great content. But what if a video gets taken down? Or what if you want to enjoy that content without being online?   To download content from YouTube, I recommend JDownloader. It’s a free program that allows you to...

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How Can I Redownload Microsoft Office?

How Can I Redownload Microsoft Office? When you need to re-install Windows, you often need discs to reinstall your software, and Microsoft Office is the one you need first.  This creates a panic – where are your installation discs? Did you put them software safe – and now no longer...

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What should I look for when buying HDMI cables?

The answer is – whichever cable is least expensive. HDMI cables are designed for connecting HDTV’s to other devices, like your cable box, Blu-Ray player, XBOX, PS3, or your computer to your monitor. HDMI cables cost anywhere from $5 each (or less,  if you find a sale) to $100 each. ...

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I think I have a Virus – What Should I Do?

Before doing anything, make sure you actually have a virus. Did your anti-virus software alert you to something? Or is your computer acting differently than normal? If you have an alert from your anti-virus software, is it giving you any indication that the threat was quarantined or removed? Very often...

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Why is My Computer So Slow?

This is a great question because fixing this problem costs so much less than it used to years ago. The shortest answer is – “buy and install more memory (RAM)”. One of my college professors used to have a rule about upgrading an older computer before buying a new one....

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Should I Renew My Anti-Virus Software?

Why You Should Never Pay for AntiVirus Software (or, how to save $50.00 per year). Every once in a while, someone will come up to me and say – “hey, good news! I paid for the latest anti-virus software renewal updates, just like you said!” At that point, I like...

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