iPad 2 – Cannot Connect to WPA2-PSK AES Encrypted Wi-Fi Network?

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Recently, I ran across a problem with my iPad 2 that I had not experienced before: not being able to connect to a wireless network! I’ve had my iPad 2 since it first came out and haven’t had a single issue with it yet! It’s the best gadget I have ever owned. Anyway, I set […]

Quickly Empty the Trash in OS X using Terminal

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For some reason, emptying the trash in OS X has always been a slow process, especially if you have a lot of files there. I tanked a huge folder that had over 10,000 items in it and it took a whopping 30 minutes to trash it! There isn’t too much you can do about this […]

Install Mac OS X Lion on PC Using VMware Virtualization

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Previously, we posted a tutorial on how to install Mac OS X Snow Leopard on PC. While the process is mostly similar for installing OS X Lion, it is a bit different too. Here, we will detail the steps needed to install Lion on PC, using virtualization software such as VMware Workstation or VMware Player. […]

Setup a Second Wireless Router on Your Home Network

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We moved into our new house about a year ago and I was super excited because I had it all wired up with Cat 6 cable and Ethernet ports all over the place! Unfortunately for me, I didn’t realize that all of those connections would be coming from one location and that happened to be […]

How to Use a Lookup Table in Excel 2010

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One of the most often cited areas of assistance requests to help-desk personnel regarding Microsoft Excel, is the VLOOKUP command. For some reason, people seem intimidated by it, and then rather than break it down into simple components, panic and reach for help. Things don’t have to go that way though, because if you look […]

Add the Andy Warhol Pop Art Effect to Photos the Easy Way

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Andy Warhol is considered by many to be the greatest artist in history. His pop art paintings were realistic, vivid, and detailed, while remaining simplistic at the same time. Luckily for us, we can recapture the pop art effect, made famous by Warhol, quickly and easily with online digital photo editors. Pop art originated in […]

How to Create Form Letters in Word

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Sometimes you may want to create a letter that you will be sending to a lot of different people, but you’d like certain parts of it to be individualized for each addressee: parts such as the greeting, name, address, etc. In Word parlance, this means you should create a form letter, which is really easy to […]

Edit Sound in Windows Live Movie Maker

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Windows Live Movie Maker makes it easy to edit the sound track in your movie projects. While its tools aren’t very advanced, and you can only have one sound track at a time, Windows Live Movie Maker does allow you some control over the sound in your videos. You can use these sound editing tools […]

How to use AutoText and Quick Parts in MS Word

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For several of the past iterations of Word, Microsoft has had an AutoText feature that allows users to capture a piece of text and then to use it over and over again in other parts of their documents, or even in other documents. Microsoft has added to that feature by including something it calls, Quick […]

Link Cells Between Sheets and Workbooks In Excel

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A common thing to do in Excel is to use one sheet for collecting raw data, such as sales totals, and then to use another tab, or even a workbook to create summations or reports; the thing is though, doing so requires you link the cells first. Fortunately, this is a lot easier than it […]