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    Posted May 5, 2015 by

    How to Recover iPhone Contacts

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    No one should be using iPhone’s physical storage to store contacts anymore. iCloud has made that obsolete. These instructions explain how contacts are stored on your iPhone and how you can recover those from your iCloud account if you lose them.

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    Posted April 28, 2015 by

    Microsoft: Enable Two-Factor Authentication

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    Enabling two-factor authentication (also known as two-step verification) protects your Microsoft account from hackers. If your password is stolen, the hacker will not be able to log in to your account because Microsoft will require a code generated by your cell phone to log in. Read on to learn how to make your account more […]

    Category Android

    Posted April 23, 2015 by

    Download and Delete Your Google Search History

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    Here is why you should think twice before you log in to Google Chrome or use Gmail.  If you do either of those, then Google can associate your search history with your name. If you do not, Google can still track you, but it might not always be able to associate your name and email […]

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    Posted April 17, 2015 by

    How to Use Microsoft OneDrive

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    Microsoft OneDrive gives you 1 TB of storage free (i.e., 1,000 GB). That is 200 times what Apple iCloud (5 GB) and 65 times what Google Drive (15 GB) give you for free. After that, you have to pay for additional storage.  To take advantage of OneDrive’s storage space, just create a free Microsoft account at https://onedrive.live.com/.

    Posted April 13, 2015 by

    How to Create a Resume from LinkedIn

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    If someone asks me for a resume these days, I think, “What’s wrong with these people?” Who uses a resume anymore? Today, people keep their curriculum vitae (CV) on the internet. The great majority of these are on LinkedIn. Read on to find out how to create yours.

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    Posted April 10, 2015 by

    How to Recover Manually from OneDrive Sync Errors

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    In certain situations, you might find that you need to recover manually from OneDrive sync errors with Word, Excel, or PowerPoint.  In another shorter post, I explain how to use the Microsoft Office Upload Center tool to view and diagnose sync issues, since that is normally how you are supposed to do it. However, these […]

    Posted April 6, 2015 by

    How to Fix Problems with the Word App for iOS or Android

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    Using your Microsoft Office app to edit a document creates problems when you edit the same document using Office 365 or Word 2013 and a communication delay also occurs when you upload your changes to OneDrive. This can happen when you lose your internet connection or your connection is slow. This tutorial explains why this issue […]

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    Posted April 1, 2015 by

    How to Fix OneDrive Sync Errors with Office Tools

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    When you save a Word document or Excel Spreadsheet on OneDrive, there is a delay before that data gets uploaded from your PC. However, Micrcosoft hides the details of this from the PC user by making it appear as if the changes you have saved have been uploaded. This tutorial explains how this occurs and […]

    Category Microsoft Office

    Posted March 26, 2015 by

    How to Measure Distance with Google Maps

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    Using Google Maps to calculate the distance between two points is simple and this tutorial explains how.

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    Posted March 22, 2015 by

    Turn off Geolocation on iPad Camera

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    The iPad and iPhone obtain your position using either the GPS device or your wireless connection. Apple says it uses crowdsourcing to obtain a map of wireless connection points and their locations. That is a polite way of saying that it has recorded the longitude and latitude of wireless routers, without asking one’s permission. When […]

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    Posted March 19, 2015 by

    How to Increase Space on the iPad

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    The iPad only has a limited amount of storage. It is not designed to save documents or photos and can only store a small amount of music.  Apple’s vision is for you to store everything in the Apple iCloud. Plus, the device costs more as you add more storage, as solid state or flash storage […]

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    Posted March 18, 2015 by

    Turn off Geolocation on Android Camera

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    When you take a picture with a GPS equipped phone or with location services, the longitude and latitude of where you took the picture will be stored in the picture JPEG file. This is called the Exchangeable Image File format (EXIF) portion of the JPEG file. You might want that feature turned or you might […]

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