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updated October 30, 2014
Posted October 27, 2014 by

Microsoft Windows: Force Windows to Show File Names with Extensions


The default setting of Windows is not to show file extensions. Getting the operating system to show file names with extensions all the time is actually beneficial. It helps us easily identify the types of files we have, and we can quickly rename an extension, if needed.

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Posted October 26, 2014 by

How Do I Reduce the Transparency Level of Windows on OS X Yosemite?


After you upgrade your Mac to OS X Yosemite, you will find the visuals of the system to be one of the biggest and most noticeable changes. Every part of the system has been transformed to a more modern, flat look. Besides the new system program icons, windows are now semi-transparent, which means the background is changed based on the color of the element below it. This change, however, may make text or visual elements on-screen harder to see. If you find it more of a nuisance than a help, follow the steps in this tutorial to turn it off in apps and increase legibility.

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Posted October 25, 2014 by

How Do I Use Swype for iOS8?

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With iOS8,  Apple has allowed the wildly-popular Android Swype keyboard onto the iPhone and iPad.  Swype lets you drag your finger across the keyboard keys to write instead of typing.  You can write much faster this way. This feature has long been available on Android and supports many languages there including difficult-to-type languages, like Hindi.  Swype on iOS8 only supports English, French, Germany, Italian, and Spanish, so far.

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Category Apple iPhone

Posted October 23, 2014 by

How Do I Stop Hackers from Hacking My Google Accounts?


If everyone used-two factor authentication, hackers would have to find honest work.  They would not have been able to download Jennifer’s Lawrence’s nude photos from the Apple iCloud, because to login they would have needed to physically have Jennifer’s cell phone in their possession.  All those emails and passwords stolen from JP Morgan, Target, Best Buy, LinkedIn, and eBay would be worthless, since without the token generated by the authenticator, the hackers cannot login.

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Posted October 19, 2014 by

How Do I Free Up Space on My C Drive?


If your C drive is getting full, follow the steps in this tutorial to erase unnecessary files, and free up drive space.

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Posted October 13, 2014 by

How Do I Block or Unblock Someone from Calling or Sending Messages to My iPhone or iPad?


Receiving repetitive messages or calls from strangers on your phone can be frustrating. If this has become a frequent annoyance to you, consider blocking those spamming numbers. The steps provided in this tutorial will show you how to do it on an iPhone or iPad, without any third-party software.

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Category Apple iPhone