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Posted January 30, 2016 by

How to Create a New Apple ID Using a Computer

Create an Apple ID Using Computer

An Apple ID is required for you to enjoy all of iPhone’s services such as the App Store, Game Center, iCloud Drive, iTunes, Apple Music, and Apple Pay. There is a common misconception that you can only create an Apple ID using an iPhone, a Mac or through iTunes. You can, in fact, create a […]

Posted December 9, 2015 by

How to Fix Windows 7 Quote Key Problem

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I have spent the last several years being perpetually perplexed by the keyboard of my Windows 7 laptop. Whenever I press the single quote (‘) or double quote (“) keys on my keyboard, they do not show up until I type the next character. If the next character happens to be a vowel, it produces an […]

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Posted September 7, 2015 by

How to Use Windows Magnifier

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Do you find yourself constantly squinting at your computer screen or craning your neck to get a better look? This will put a considerable amount of strain on your neck and back that could cause permanent damage over time and give you more than your fair share of headaches in the short term. You have the […]

Posted March 12, 2015 by

How Do I Hide Any File in an Image on My Windows Computer?

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Hiding files on your computer is a clever idea, and you can easily find ways to do it. After all, you do not want prying eyes snooping around in your confidential files. However, finding hidden files on a computer is common knowledge. In fact, you can read a Tech-Recipes tutorial on how to show or […]

Posted January 20, 2015 by

Microsoft Windows: How to Create a God Mode Folder in Windows

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The Windows operating system is full of hidden features and tricks. Using these hidden features can save you a lot of time and increase your productivity. One of the most useful features which is not widely known in Windows 7 and Windows 8 is God Mode.

Posted January 17, 2015 by

How Do I Cut My Own Micro and Nano SIM Cards

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Are you using a Mini SIM (2FF)? More commonly termed as the regular SIM card, Mini SIM is still the most widely used SIM card in the world. You may notice, though, that once you switch to flagship devices, they are using smaller types of SIM cards. These are the Micro SIM card (3FF) and […]

Posted January 16, 2015 by

How to Check the Memory of an External Graphics Card in Windows 7

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You have two types of graphics memory in your computer systems: internal graphics memory and external graphics memory. The internal graphics memory is part of the system’s motherboard. The external graphics memory belongs to the hardware of a dedicated graphics card which is installed separately on the motherboard. Graphics memory is needed to run high […]

Posted January 11, 2015 by

Hide Files and Folders in Windows Using Command Prompt

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Today, privacy is a hot topic. The technique of hiding files and folders comes in handy when you are using a computer which is used by more than one person. This article will show you a techie way to hide files and folders in Windows 7 using command line.

Posted November 22, 2014 by

Chrome: Use Google Data Proxy to Save on Airtime

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Cell phone companies typically do not offer unlimited data plans anymore.  Unlimited plans were offered in some markets when only 3G was available, but with 4G, users can use up large amounts of GB in a short time.  This usage creates a strain on the cellular network as its capacity is not unlimited. Also, in […]

Posted October 27, 2014 by

Microsoft Windows: Force Windows to Show File Names with Extensions

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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.