Monthly Archives: December 2012

Nexus 7 Review/Report

Having just received the Nexus 7″ tablet from Santa, I thought I’d share my impressions and thoughts. First off, since I’m new to the Android system, I bought the Nexus 7 for Dummies book. I’m impressed and will go through … Continue reading

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The Trouble With All Tablets – you can’t configure the router!

One of the security holes I’m discovering with a tablet is this. We are going to rent a house at Lake Tahoe and while it has a router, the router has no password and thus no wireless protection.┬áThis is probably … Continue reading

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Watching HD TV on your Laptop

A few months ago I bought a Hauppauge WinTV USB device which allows me to watch over the air high-def TV. I bought it mainly for emergencies when my electricity was out and today I got to try it out … Continue reading

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Saving Money with Promo Codes

Any time you buy something on the internet, they usually give you a box where you can enter a Promo Code to get a discount. 99% of the time I don’t have a code, but with a little ingenuity you … Continue reading

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Color Correcting Many Photos at Once – Adobe Bridge-Camera Raw

I just took 165 pictures of a kids party and need to adjust them all for white balance and color. It would take forever to do that one by one. Here’s how to do it with Adobe Bridge and Camera … Continue reading

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How to Change the Letter of a Drive

I use SyncToy on a regular basis to backup data. Today when I plugged in my backup drive, it was given a different drive letter than what SyncToy was expecting. I had two choices at that point I could reconfigure … Continue reading

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Google Stock Images – Free

If you’re looking for free images for your Google doc, just follow this simple procedure. Insert Image Search Choose Stock from the drop-down menu. Type in your search item Choose which picture you want. The pictures are fairly good quality … Continue reading

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