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Mar 28 2014

Why does Comcast not advertise Internet Essentials Service?

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Comcast has been in the news a lot lately. The Verge recently posted an article about Comcast offering low income families affordable Internet service for basically 10 bucks a month; it’s called Internet Essentials. This plan has been in place since 2011, but is not something that Comcast runs around telling everyone. This particular arrangement wasn’t …

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Aug 07 2013

How Mobile Devices Are Helping With Addiction Recovery

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Mobile devices have become little problem solvers for everyday life. Keeping track of lost items, forgetting passwords, scheduling, figuring out the name of that song or what year what’s-his-name was born. Luckily, drug and alcohol recovery has made its way into the picture with new apps aiming to help with the problem. The Partnership for …

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Jun 12 2013

How much do you trust the cloud now?

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Over the past couple of years, there’s been huge push to using the cloud to collaborate on projects and to store personal data and do all kinds of activities, but with the recent revelations that a been in the news about the NSA surveilling people online. The major companies that have been reported as participating …

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Apr 17 2013

How to automatically download and apply updates for VLC Media Player for Windows

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I’m a big fan of VLC media player. It’s a great application that plays just about every video format and audio format that you can think of; it even has some other functions beyond that. The media player has been around for quite some time and works outstandingly, it even tells you when there’s updates …

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Apr 06 2013

Plex Media Server: Applying the Updates/New versions Automatically

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Plex is a wonderful application that allows you to easily organize your media library to where it’s the most beneficial. It doesn’t matter if you’re wanting to listen to MP3’s, watch movies or share pictures. Plex has the ability to organize this information and give it one of the best presentations you can have. In …

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Feb 04 2013

How To Sync Documents From Paperport To Google Drive

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The other day I ran into a situation while I was using Nuance PaperPort  and I needed to send the document very quickly over to Google drive.  I’m currently using version 14 professional,  and at the bottom of PaperPort there is typically a toolbar at the bottom allows you to drag-and-drop documents directly to specific …

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Jan 16 2013

6 Reasons to Love Online Learning

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Online learning is increasingly available to students all over the country. Let’s face it; today’s students don’t often have the luxury of living on campus and maintaining a full-class schedule. More and more students have jobs, families, or live in areas that can make earning a degree difficult. Whether you simply don’t live near a …

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Nov 30 2012

BlackBerry 10 Features Gives RIM a Competitive Edge

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Research in Motion, maker of the BlackBerry smartphones, may have had some tough times as of late. However, with their recent revamping of their business-centric smartphone design and operating system, they’re setting themselves up for a fresh start. With features ranging from increased compatibility to one of the most secure operating systems ever conceived, the …

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Sep 20 2012

Using HandBrake to batch convert videos to Roku

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It’s been about three months since I picked up my Roku.  From that point, it’s been a roller coaster ride finding all kinds of new stuff to do with it. one of the most exciting things I found that I could do with the Roku [w/Plex] was to be able to play the DVD ISOs …

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Aug 16 2012

5 Best Free Antivirus Applications

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Antivirus applications provide system protection against possible virus and other forms of malware infections. Windows-based machines are prone to virus and malware infections especially when the machines are not installed with some form of protective programs. A good antivirus application protects the system from viruses, worms, Trojans, spyware, keyloggers, adware and many other forms of …

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