Tag Archives: Internet

TURN A PC INTO A TV

Here’s how and I can certainly recommend a Google Chromecast – particularly if you have an Android phone or tablet. Click Here

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How to deal with fraudulent emails

Good advice from BT http://home.bt.com/techgadgets/internet/how-to-deal-with-fraudulent-emails-11363932621450

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WiFi at long range

Should you need your WiFi in your shed at the bottom of your garden, or you have some other long range use like linking the networks of 2 buildings just let me know. This Yagi Array should give plenty of … Continue reading

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Safety-conscious web surfing

Generally speaking, a safety-conscious web surfer isn’t likely to run into malicious software if they follow best practices for online activity. Which is don’t visit sites that are on the edge of legality, for instance sites to do with gambling … Continue reading

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Quicker Browsing

Isn’t it annoying when you close a tab when you didn’t want to. Well its not so bad because a Ctrl+Shft+T will re-open it – just where you left off. And here’s a couple of other good keyboard shortcuts. Ctrl+H … Continue reading

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Java vulnerability

There’s a lot of talk about a vulnerability caused by Java. You need Java or all sorts of things won’t work in modern web pages. Leave a comment if you want to know more but in the meantime you can go … Continue reading

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Gmail doesn’t use folders!

I often hear people say, “I don’t like Gmail because I use folders”. Get folders out of your mind they are a bad solution. Folders Actually, Gmail doesn’t use folders. To help you organize your mail more effectively, Gmail uses labels … Continue reading

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Should I delete emails No.2?

No, if you use Gmail, Yahoo Mail or Hotmail. These services have a virtual unlimited storage space for your email and this storage is on their server. So you don’t have to back it up and maintain it. Nice but … Continue reading

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Should I delete emails No.1?

It depends. If you use a client – Outlook, Eudora, Thunderbird, Outlook Express and there are others, then yes. Clients are email programs that download your emails and store them on your PC. Good if you have a slow connection … Continue reading

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Email a Video – don’t!

No, don’t. Videos are generally way to big to email. I suppose one of a few seconds duration is acceptable but there are people out there with mailbox limits of 100 Meg.  A 2 minute video will kill that person’s … Continue reading

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