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Friday, September 30, 2016

Fast Interchange

7 day URL

Go to and then:

Enter a URL that starts with

Paste in anything you want.
Some text, links, etc. Click 'Save' when done.

On any other computer open a browser to the same URL.
You will find the information you entered in step 2.

Do more with Just open any URL that starts with and you can...
  • Create a notebook
  • Have a conversation
  • Create a community

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Monday, September 26, 2016

Clean PC

Wash and dry

"Your computer could fry if you don't keep it clean," says Jonathon Millman, chief technology officer for Hooplah Interactive.
Dust clogs the vents behind your computer, which causes your CPU to heat up—and heat is the biggest cause of component failure in computers. Regular cleaning could save you costly maintenance fees down the road.
Here are some suggestions for Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall cleaning:

PC Gamer

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Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Dryer Sheet Uses

Not just for machines

Use Dryer Sheets to:
  1. Freshen smelly shoes.
  2. Remove static from clothing, hair, TV screens, and computer monitors.
  3. Clean pet hair from the floor or furniture.
  4. Replace a sachet.
  5. Loosen caked-on food from a pan.
  6. Tackle suitcase and gym-bag odors.
  7. Prevent old books from smelling musty when in storage.
  8. Wipe up sawdust after working in the garage.
  9. Prevent thread from tangling when sewing.
  10. Dust venetian blinds.

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Monday, September 12, 2016

Hard Drive Innards

Hidden workings

Early on computers did not always have "Hard drives". The TRS-80 worked off a portable tape recorder.
If you want to see how they work today, look at:

Here are a couple of videos that explore the entrails. a Hard Drive


How a Hard Drive Works

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Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Convert to B&W

Photoshop tip

Pictures can be converted to black and white by just clicking on an action off of the menu.
If you want to have more control, here is a step by step instruction list.

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