Monthly Archives: June 2014

Google Cardboard

Virtual reality on your smartphone We want everyone to experience virtual reality in a simple, fun, and inexpensive way. That’s the goal of the Cardboard project. Cardboard.

OpenOffice vs. LibreOffice: What’s the Difference and Which Should You Use? was once the open-source office suite of choice, but it fractured into two separate projects — Apache OpenOffice and LibreOffice. Never mind Oracle Open Office, which was actually a closed-source office suite and was discontinued. Apache OpenOffice and LibreOffice both still exist and are releasing new versions of their competing-but-similar office suites. But what’s […]

Removing and reinstalling iTunes and other software components for Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8

In some rare instances, it may be necessary to remove all traces of iTunes and related software components from your computer before reinstalling iTunes. For most technical issues, reinstalling iTunes is an unnecessary and overused troubleshooting step. If you’re directed to reinstall iTunes by AppleCare, an article, or an alert dialog, you can do so […]


More than ever, your freedom and privacy when online is under threat. Governments and ISPs want to control what you can and can’t see while keeping a record of everything you do, and even the shady-looking guy lurking around your coffee shop or the airport gate can grab your bank details easier than you may […]

How to Find Shared Windows Folders

Microsoft Windows allows files and folders to be shared on a network. These step-by-step instructions explain how to find the list of folders that have been shared on a Windows computer. via How to Find Shared Windows Folders.

Manage networks – Chromebook

If you have multiple networks saved on your Chromebook, you can specify which wireless network your device should connect to by default and manage other network options on the Settings page. via Manage networks – Chromebook Help.

Halt and Catch Fire (TV series)

Halt and Catch Fire is an American period drama television series created by Christopher Cantwell and Christopher C. Rogers, that premiered on AMC on June 1, 2014.[1][2] A sneak peek of its pilot episode was made available in May 2014. The series is set in the early 1980s and depicts a fictionalized insider’s view of […]

Heritage Trilogy

Heritage Trilogy is a series of military science fiction books written by Ian Douglas that focus on the United States Marine Corps. It is followed by the Legacy Trilogy and the Inheritance Trilogy. via Heritage Trilogy – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Greenhouse – Highlight Political Contributions

Greenhouse highlights on any web page the names of all members of Congress. Just hover over a name and a pop-up box provides detailed campaign contribution data, including total amount received, breakdown by industry and by size of donation, and sponsorship of any campaign finance reform bills. Provides transparency by putting vital data where it’s […]

Open Windows Event Viewer

Event Viewer is a tool that displays detailed information about significant events (for example, programs that don’t start as expected or updates that are downloaded automatically) on your computer. Event Viewer can be helpful when troubleshooting problems and errors with Windows and other programs via Open Event Viewer – Windows Help.

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