Computer Tips

How to Switch or Transfer Data to a New iPhone

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Pretty much every spring Apple releases a new version of the iPhone and that means it’s time for everyone to decide if they can spare enough money for the latest model. If you have stuck with Apple over the years, you’ve probably upgraded your phone at least 2 or 3 times, even with those two […]

How to Fix Upside Down Videos

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Ever record a video with your smartphone, then play it on your computer and find that the video is upside down or 90 degrees off? I’ve had that happen on several occasions and I ended up having to manually fix the videos using various third party software. In this post, I’m going to talk about two […]

How to Make Audio Files Louder

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Low volume audio files can be close to useless and also very frustrating, especially if you can’t rerecord the original audio. Whether it be an MP3 song that you are trying to listen to on your laptop or a recorded audio file that isn’t quite loud enough, increasing the volume on nearly any audio file […]

How to Configure AutoPlay in Windows 7 & 10

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AutoPlay is a feature in Windows that will automatically scan a device when it is connected to your computer and based on your settings, will either perform a specified action or do nothing at all. In order to understand AutoPlay, though, you also have to understand another very similar feature called AutoRun. Most people think […]

Hide Your Facebook Status From One or Specific Friends

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The problem with Facebook is that your group of “friends” really consists of just about everyone you know including your family, relatives, friends, work colleagues, professional contacts, etc., etc. Yes, you can create lists and group people into them, but it’s a hard to find feature that no one really ever uses it. However, I’ll […]

Create Private Browsing Mode Shortcuts for Your Web Browser

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Private Browsing is a mode in all modern web browsers that, when activated, will delete any session data such as browsing history and cookies. If you want to browse the Internet without anything being stored locally on your computer, private browsing mode is the best choice. Note that private browsing mode will not allow you […]

What is SeaPort.exe and How to Remove It

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If you have installed any Windows Essentials programs onto your computer recently like Photo Gallery, Movie Maker, Live Writer or Live Mail, you may have noticed a new process running on your system called SeaPort.exe. So what exactly is this process and should you worry about it? Luckily, seaport.exe is not a virus or malware […]

4 Free/Cheaper Rosetta Stone Alternatives

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If you’re trying to learn a new language, you have most likely heard about the popular language learning software Rosetta Stone. Rosetta Stone comes in a wide variety of different languages, allowing you to learn another language via specialized training software on your computer or mobile device. However, the software is a bit on the […]

Automatically Refresh Web Pages in Your Web Browser

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Are you one of those people that will keep refreshing a webpage in order to be the first to buy something during Black Friday? I know I am! It’s not very often, but there are these crucial times every year when you have to become a page refreshing pro in order to get the best deal. […]

Prevent a Mouse or USB Device from Waking Windows from Sleep Mode

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One of the best power management features in Windows is sleep mode, a convenient way to save power and reduce the wear and tear on your PC hardware while it isn’t being used. Normally, your mouse and keyboard are set by default to wake up Windows from sleep mode. This isn’t a problem for most people, […]