Friday, May 29, 2020

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Windows 10 Screensaver Not Working? Try These Fixes! [Updated]

Did your Microsoft Windows 10 screensaver stop working? Here are some tips on how to find the screen saver settings and how to fix the issue on Win10.

How To Fix Repeating Black Boxes in a Row in Microsoft Word

How to fix repeating black boxes that appear in a row on Microsoft Word. What causes them and how to stop them from happening.

When is a Tablet Not a Tablet? When It’s A Windows 8.1 Pro Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2

I have had my fair share of experience with a variety of tablets ranging from iPads to Samsung 10.1 tablets to a Sony and even a Blackberry Playbook. It seems that manufacturers and developers continue to tweak their interfaces...

Review: Inky – An Email Client with a Refreshing New Approach to Filtering & Management

Despite all efforts by Social Media, text messaging and other communication protocols, email is not going away. And, it seems to be growing instead of shrinking. The good think is, email service providers like Google (Gmail) and Microsoft (Outlook.com)...

How to Stop CHKDSK from Running on Every Boot Up

Recently, my Windows 7 computer started running a CHKDSK each and every time that it booted up. For those that don't know, the CHKDSK utility is a way that Windows validates the system file structure and integrity of your...

7 Essential Windows Hotkey Keyboard Combinations You Should Know and Use

I'm all about working efficiently when I'm on my computers whether they are Macs or PCs. And, for some reason, I simply hate having to drag my mouse over to an application or button to do something that should...

How to Easily Edit Hosts Files on Mac & PC using Free Editors: Gas Mask (Mac) or HostsMan (PC)

If you have ever come across a situation where you need to edit your Hosts file on your Mac or PC, I'm sure that you have discovered that it is a bit of a pain. For starters, on either...

Intel(‘s) Take(s) On Tablets & Other Mobility Devices

Part of being an Intel Advisor is getting insights and information directly from inside Intel. This month's conference call with Intel and other Intel Advisors was no different and we learned about a hot topic in the Tech industry...

Is Your Life Fragmented? Mine Is! But My Hard Drive ISN’T with the new Diskeeper 2011

Just yesterday I was thinking how nice it would be to be able to split myself into multiple fragments, each part commissioned to do something else. One would go to work, one would help get my kids to school,...

How To Automatically Set Up your Mac’s Work Environment Based on WiFi Location Detection – AirPort Location

There is a lot of great free software out there that provides tremendous value. Smart programmers always want to showcase their talents and I love the fact that there is a never ending stream of interesting applications coming from...
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Can’t Find TP? Use a Smart Bidet & Wash Your Butt Instead! – Stay At Home Tech Tip Video

Avoid having to hoard toilet paper by installing a smart bidet in your home. This DIY project is easy & you save the environment by conserving toilet paper.
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4 Ways to Make a “Distanced” Mother’s Day Better with a Nixplay Digital Frame

Social Distancing may make Mother's Day a bit more difficult. With a Nixplay digital frame you can share memories remotely!

Video Conferencing? Check Broadband Upload Speed – Stay at Home Tech Tip

Having a fast broadband connection at home is critical during the Shelter at Home due to COVID19/coronavirus. Learn what is important now!

Changing our Thinking on how Children use Social Media During COVID-19 (Video Tech Tip)

As parents, we restrict kids' device usage. But, during COVID-19 era, we should relax this. Screens are how kids are connecting & maintaining friendships.

New Video Series: Work/Study at Home “Tech Tips” during COVID-19/Corona Virus Era

HighTechDad launches a new video series of Tech Tips for Working or Studying at home during the COVID-19 (Corona Virus) era.