Monthly Archives: October 2013

Pen and Paper or School Computers?

I’m taking a class at a local community college and face an interesting technology observation and quandary. The observation is this – 14 of 16 students use a pencil/pen and paper to take notes. One student brings in their own … Continue reading

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VHS to DVD

For those of you with a box of old family VHS tapes, here’s one way to convert them to a DVD format. Most places charge $20 to $30 per tape so it can be a very expensive process. A much … Continue reading

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Windows 8.1 Notes

I’ll be using this page to gather information on Windows 8.1 Upgrade with only a product key. Upgrade Step by Step – Paul T. Electronic Upgrade Options Recovery Drive on USB Upgrade Woes – Paul T. 8.1 Changes Show my … Continue reading

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How to use VLC to Download YouTube Videos

1. Go to YouTube and copy the desired URL from the video your want to copy. Ctrl-C. 2. Open VLC Player, and go to Media – Open Network Stream. (Update VLC to make sure you have the latest version.) 3. … Continue reading

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