It is easy to lose time surfing the internet but this can be avoided, with Task Scheduler, available with Windows XP, Vista and 7 pre-installed. Successfully utilising this tool can lead to things such as popup windows at specific times telling you “Take chicken out of the oven” or “Pick up the kids”. You will… Continue reading How to make your Windows PC a useful schedule
Shopping for a Refurbished Laptop If you are looking for a new laptop, why not save some money and consider one that has been refurbished? However, with so many of them on the market today, it can be a bit difficult to find the best deal. Before you go shopping, look over the following tips… Continue reading How to:Shopping for a Refurbished Laptop
Ars Technica has an interesting article about filesharing. It points to a study called Legal, Economic and Cultural Aspects of File Sharing (you just have to search for it on Google – it’s available for free download) done by the University of Amsterdam that shows that people who download large amounts of copyrighted entertainment through… Continue reading Like Your Torrents? Here’s How You Watch Your Back
Windows 7 is a fantastic operating system. One thing that many people can’t be bothered with or don’t have time for is adding a ‘personal’ touch. Here are five tips to make you happier and feel more comfortable with your Windows 7 PC.
Windows 8 offers a lot of features not found in previous versions of Windows. But for some users, especially those over 60, it can be intimidating. Many seniors are more used to the standard Windows formats where you can see all your files, shortcuts, and programs on the desktop. So, seeing a touchscreen keypad that… Continue reading Computing 101:Windows 8 Tips for Traditionalists