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How to Improve Computer Performance in Seconds

by Jan 23, 2015

Undoubtedly, we spend most of our time today working on laptops and computers. Whether we are playing games or working on office documents, PCs have become an integral and important part of our day to day lives. For this reason, any sluggishness in system performance can dreadfully impact our approaching deadlines and productivity. One of…Continue Reading

How to Resolve “This copy of the Install OS X Mavericks application can’t be verified.” Error

Oct 27, 2013 7 Comments

How to Solve the “This copy of the Install OS X Mavericks application can’t be verified.” Error

How to Disable Control Center in iOS 7

Sep 27, 2013 3 Comments

Control Center is an awesome feature that allows you to quickly access your most commonly used iPhone/iPad features with a swipe. The problem however is that by default, Control Center can be accessed even if your iPhone or iPad is unlocked. This is a great convenience, but it’s also not very secure in that anyone…Continue Reading

How to Hide Morning and Night Hours in Google Calendar

Nov 29, 2011 143 Comments

One of the settings I always enjoyed in Outlook is the ability to customize work hours so that my available time (work time) would appear on the calendar as a reminder not to schedule anything past a certain time. Google has taken this concept event further and now allows users to hide those morning and…Continue Reading

How to Print iCal Calendars in Mac OS X

Sep 08, 2011 No Comments

Just the other day I needed to print a monthly calendar in Mac OS X and realized that I had never done it before. When I opened the print dialog box I was amazed at the number of options available to print a calendar in iCal. So I decided to write this guide to help…Continue Reading

How to Create a Smart Folder in Mac OS

Sep 07, 2011 No Comments

Have you ever found yourself looking for a particular set of files that are either named similarly or are of the same file type? Rather than perform a search in Mac OS to locate these files each time you want to access them, you have the option of creating a Smart Folder to simplify this…Continue Reading

How to Update the Google Chrome Browser

Sep 06, 2011 1 Comment

Although Google’s browser does a great job of updating itself whenever updates are available, there may come a time when you haven’t restarted the browser for a while and an updates become available. Unless you know what to look for you may be running an outdated version of Chrome that could expose your computer to…Continue Reading

How to Share Your iTunes Library With Other Network Users

Sep 01, 2011 No Comments

Do you have an extensive media library in iTunes? If you do, chances are that sharing your content in your home’s network beats having duplicate content on multiple computers. If you find yourself in this predicament and would like to share your iTunes library with others on your network follow the instructions below as this…Continue Reading

How to Find and Delete Duplicate Songs in iTunes

Aug 31, 2011 No Comments

Do you listen to your iTunes library and sometimes find yourself thinking, “Didn’t I listen to that song a second ago?” If this is the case chances are that you have duplicates in your iTunes library. This can happen if your ripped a CD twice or if you merge one library with another, most times…Continue Reading

How to Reclaim Precious Hard Drive Space with Monolingual on Your Mac

Aug 30, 2011 No Comments

Do you speak Afrikaans? How about Assamesse? Chances are you don’t. Well your Mac does a great job of offering these two languages and more…all at a cost of a couple hundred megabytes of space. Storage Space is Limited Whether your Mac runs on an SSD or a regular hard drive, storage space is always…Continue Reading

How to Share iCal Calendars Online

Aug 29, 2011 No Comments

If your life revolves around a calendar, chances are that you probably would like to keep your family and friends updated about upcoming events. This is specially helpful if you have a large extended family with a lot of events. With iCal on your Mac you have the ability to publish/share your calendars with whomever…Continue Reading

How to Shade Alternating Rows in Excel 2011

Aug 22, 2011 No Comments

Have you ever tried to shade alternating rows in Excel to discover that selecting and shading individual rows would take a lifetime? If you have found yourself in this predicament there is a very simple solution. In this guide I will show you how to automatically shade alternating rows in Excel 2011. The simplest way…Continue Reading

How to Create a New Desktop in Mac OS Lion

Aug 16, 2011 2 Comments

In Mac OS Lion, Apple introduced Mission Control which is a mix of Spaces and Expose. In Mission Control you have the ability to create multiple desktops that allow you to group applications into different desktops. So, if you are working on a graphic design project you can have a desktop that contains photoshop, an…Continue Reading