Linux Cinnamon: HDMI Video Plays at Double-Speed

Seems like this is a known problem with AMD cards. This fix assumes you have an AMD card. First, edit /etc/default/grub and change this line: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT=”quiet splash” to this line GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT=”quiet splash radeon.audio=1″ Now run “sudo update-grub“, then reboot your computer. Next, change the driver in the Driver Manager from the recommended x-server x.org driver to […]



Google Play Won’t Update on LG G Pad

If you’ve updated to the latest version of Android (Lollipop, 5.x), and you can’t update Google Play, the first thing you should do is be patient! It can take a couple of weeks for Google to get to you with the newest version. If Google Play is trying to update, but can’t, you can do a […]

How Can I Stop Apps from Running at Boot on Android OS?

The AnswerSuperUser contributor Matthew Read offers a detailed breakdown of why this may not matter as much as Scott believes, and how Android differs fundamentally from other operating systems in regard to startup apps and background processes: Source: How Can I Stop Apps from Running at Boot on Android OS?

Autorun Manager – Android Apps on Google Play

Do you want to have control over automatically starting applications? Autorun Manager (formerly Autorun Killer) is an ultimate tool that lets you disable all the autostarting apps you don’t need. Unfortunately this app is misunderstood many times so please read help carefully and/or mail the developer if you have questions. Source: Autorun Manager – Android […]

Windows 10 FAQ & Tips – Microsoft

Microsoft is making Windows 10 available as free upgrade for qualified Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows Phone 8.1 devices. It will be available starting July 29, 2015; people can reserve their free upgrade today. You only have until July 29, 2016 to take advantage of this offer. Once you upgrade, you have Windows 10 for free on that device. […]

June 27, 2015

SBLogoiTunes

Sound Bytes: Your Computer User Group of the Air! A weekly radio show with news, interviews, opinions (lots of opinions!), and phone calls. Sound Bytes: America’s Longest Running Computer Call-in Radio Show. http://www.soundbytes.org 2015-06-27 Carl – Potstown, PA – Win7 – USB Mouse freezes when click link Scott – Buffalo, NY – Mac 10.10.3 – […]

June 20, 2015

SBLogoiTunes

Sound Bytes: Your Computer User Group of the Air! A weekly radio show with news, interviews, opinions (lots of opinions!), and phone calls. Sound Bytes: America’s Longest Running Computer Call-in Radio Show. http://www.soundbytes.org 2015-06-20 Robert – Rochester, NY – Samsung SSD is system drive on production computer – Samsung Magician Carl – Pottstown, PA – […]

June 13, 2015

SBLogoiTunes

Sound Bytes: Your Computer User Group of the Air! A weekly radio show with news, interviews, opinions (lots of opinions!), and phone calls. Sound Bytes: America’s Longest Running Computer Call-in Radio Show. http://www.soundbytes.org 2015-06-13 Dennis – Rochester, NY – USB port expander – USB3 backward compatible? | FFox 38 – Google keeps asking if want […]

Connect An External Display In Linux Mint

If you want the displays mirrored instead of extended, this is easy to accomplish. Once the additional monitor is connected, launch the System Settings application by going to the mintmenu, searching for “System Settings”, and then clicking on its icon when it appears in the search results. After Systems Settings appears, click on the Display […]

Xmarks Features: Overview

Sync and Backup-Install Xmarks on each computer you use, and it seamlessly integrates with your web browser and keeps your bookmarks safely backed up and in sync. Xmarks will sync across browsers too. Today we support Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Safari (Mac OS). Source: Xmarks Features: Overview

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