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How to get rid of the annoying Windows 10 Free Upgrade notification

August 29, 2015

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Have you been getting this annoying pop-up recently asking you to upgrade to Windows 10 every time you start your computer? I don’t know about you, but I found it very annoying. And if you’ve been reading up on Windows 10, it pretty much spies on everything you do. I like my privacy, so although […]

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How to turn any song into a cool iPhone ringtone (mp3)

March 12, 2015

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Have you ever wanted to create your own ringtone for your iPhone, and not be limited to what’s available in the iTunes Store? I’m with ya! I had a ringtone that I’ve used for a while, and I wanted to put it on my iPhone 6. So I did a search and…voila! Here’s how to […]

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Is your Mac slow? Here are the 6 top ways to speed up your Mac!

February 6, 2015

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Recently my Mac was performing slower than normal, which was really bothersome to me, because I just recently upgraded my hard drive to a solid state drive (SSD). In case you aren’t familiar, a SSD drive is the same technology as a USB flash drive (also called a jump drive or thumb drive). Just like […]

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Are you getting the message, “Unable to move message to trash” when you try to delete an email on your iPhone?

January 17, 2015

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Does this message look familiar to you? A friend of mine had this same issue, and it was driving him nuts! He couldn’t delete an email. He would delete it, the email would disappear, and then a few seconds later the above error message would pop up! So I did a quick search on the […]

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How to Download Photos From Your Camera to Your iPad without a Computer with the Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit [VIDEO]

August 20, 2012

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A client of mine recently asked me how they can hook up their camera directly to their iPad without a computer so they can travel with just their iPad and a camera, download their photos onto their iPad, and share them online. A very good question. One that I’m sure many of you would like […]

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Macbook Battery Won’t Charge? Try this.

March 19, 2012

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My sister just had an issue with her white Macbook (2008) where first it was saying “Replace Battery Soon,” and then it was saying “Replace Battery Now.” Soon after it said to replace it now, it said that it was going to take 20 hours to recharge and was STUCK on 20 hours (the battery […]

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iOS 5 can now be jailbroken AND unlocked!

October 14, 2011

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For you unlockers and jailbreakers, today the Dev Team has just released a version of UltraSnow that is compatible with iOS 5! So you can now unlock iOS 5 and use it with any provider. Check out the new features in iOS 5 here. Just know that no new basebands are supported. The update only […]

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Stop Thief! How to Backup Your iPhone & Use “Find My iPhone” to Track Down Your Lost or Stolen iPhone

September 2, 2011

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Ok, so 2 days ago, a friend of mine had her iPhone 4 stolen. She was in a Starbucks, got up from her table to leave, threw out her empty coffee cup, walked outside about 20 feet, and quickly realized that she forgot her iPhone. She looked in through the window at the table where […]

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How to add the ability to accept donations to your website or blog, or request donations via email, via PayPal without the donors having to sign up for PayPal

July 4, 2011

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Do you want to add the ability for people to donate money to your cause, your website, or you? Want to use PayPal to do it? Want to set it up so that the donors can donate via their credit or debit card without having to sign up for PayPal? It’s easier than you might […]

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How to do a reverse lookup of a phone number to find out if it’s a land or mobile line and to discover its location

May 24, 2011

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Ever have a need to know if a phone number is a land line or a cell phone number? Or maybe you want to know it’s location? Well, there’s an app for that. Kidding. I’m sure there is, but there’s a website for that as well. Here it is: www.reversenumberdatabase.com Los Angeles Computer Repair | […]

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Is your SATA drive NOT being seen in Windows but it IS being seen in your BIOS? Is Windows calling it a Foreign Dynamic disk drive in Disk Management?

May 16, 2011

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I just had a client who reformatted his drive and reinstalled Windows XP Pro on it. After he did that, when he reattached the 2 other SATA internal hard drives that he has for his data, one showed up fine, and the other showed up as a “Foreign Domestic Drive” and had a yellow question […]

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How to Restore Your Cydia Apps if You Didn’t Back Them Up From Your iPhone or iPod Touch

May 6, 2011

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If you have a jailbroken iPhone/iPod Touch and you bought some apps via Cydia that you forgot to backup before you upgraded to the latest version of iOS, then have no fear. Your Cydia purchases are intact! All you have to do after you jailbreak your iOS device again is log into Cydia, download and […]

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YouTube Upload Error? Bad Value?

April 30, 2011

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Did you get a “bad value” error while uploading a video to YouTube? Want to know what the deal is? It’s simply that there is a symbol in the description of your video that you typed that YouTube doesn’t like. The one that gave me the error was the “>” symbol. So if you used […]

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How to Burn an .ISO File with Your Mac [VIDEO]

April 30, 2011

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How to Burn an ISO File with Your Mac

Want to know how to burn an .ISO file with your Mac? Here’s a quick video that I made that walks you through the entire process. If you’re not sure what an .ISO file is, it’s simply a disk image file that, when you burn it to a CD, it creates an exact duplicate of […]

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Getting the error message, “iTunes requires a computer with a G4 G5 or Intel processor?”

April 5, 2011

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If you’re getting the message, “iTunes requires a computer with a G4, G5 or Intel processor”, then that means you’re dealing with an older Mac that has a G3 processor or earlier that is not compatible with the latest version of iTunes. What’s the fix? Well, you have to dig around the Internet to find […]

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A cool and efficient way to take notes with your Mac!

March 13, 2011

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I was sitting in Starbucks doing some work when I saw a girl going over her notes on her Mac in MS Word, but with a very cool layout…a layout that not only looked like a real notebook, but that also had tabs! Just having the notebook layout may be cool for students, but it’s […]

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Did you upgrade an app from the Mac App Store, but when you launch it, it is still the older version?

March 2, 2011

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Pages '09

I recently bought Pages ’09 (for only $19.99, btw) for a client via the Mac App Store on my Mac, because you need at least Mac OS X 10.6 to get the Mac App Store on your computer, which he did not have. And my client wanted to buy Pages separately. He did not want […]

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Apple’s Mac App Store does not sell installation files for apps, it sells applications that automatically get installed on the Mac that buys it

February 9, 2011

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Today I attempted to purchase an Apple application called, Pages (Mac’s equivalent to MS Word), on my Mac via the Mac App Store. Pages is part of Apple’s iLife software suite. It’s a great suite and is MUCH less expensive than M$’s Office. Anyway, since my client does not have the latest version of Apple’s […]

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How to tell the difference between an iPhone 3G and 3GS

January 27, 2011

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If you are looking at buying a used iPhone or you just want to know how to tell the difference between an iPhone 3G and a 3GS, then this is how you do it.

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Can I change the name of my Facebook Page?

December 30, 2010

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Facebook page

Do you have a Facebook page for you or your business? I’m not talking about your regular Facebook profile. I’m talking about a Facebook page for your business where you are actually allowed to do business, unlike your profile page. If you don’t, then I highly suggest you get one by going to www.facebook.com/pages and […]

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