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Easily Secure Your Data Without Administrative Privileges Using SafeHouse Explorer – Part II

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Welcome to the second part of this two-part article about using SafeHouse Explorer to securely store and transport your important, private files. The first part of this article covered installing and running SafeHouse Explorer and creating your first SafeHouse volume. In this part, we discuss creating a portable version of SafeHouse Explorer you can carry […]

Easily Secure Your Data Without Administrative Privileges Using SafeHouse Explorer – Part I

by File in: Featured Posts, Reviews, Tools Review

We have previously written about creating and using a portable version of the free, open source encryption tool, TrueCrypt. This allows you to create encrypted file stores so you can securely carry around your data on USB flash drives. However, to use the portable version of TrueCrypt, you must have administrator privileges on the computer […]

Ultimate Troubleshooting Guide for Windows 7 Hanging Issues

by File in: Featured Posts, Windows 7

Previously, I wrote the Ultimate Troubleshooting Guide for Windows 7 Homegroup Issues, which a lot of people found useful. Today, I am going to write up a ultimate troubleshooting guide for Windows 7 hanging issues. This includes Windows 7 hanging on startup/boot, hanging when logging off, hanging when shutting down, hanging when installing programs, etc. […]

Wrong/Incorrect Album Art on Shared iTunes Library?

by File in: Featured Posts, Help Desk

So here’s an annoying problem I was having recently: I enabled home sharing in iTunes on my MacBook Pro and I connected like normal from my iPad 2 to my shared video library. I was browsing my TV Shows and Movies when I noticed something strange. The same artwork was showing up multiple times! When […]

Photostream Keeps Turning Off in iPhoto? Fix it!

by File in: Featured Posts, Help Desk

So Photostream is a great feature of iCloud, but sometimes getting it to work properly can be a major problem. I’ve had several problems with Photostream including it not showing up on my iPad 2 and it disabling itself in iPhoto all the time. These are really annoying problems because the photos have to keep […]

Top 5 Smartphones to Buy for Christmas 2011

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Christmas is right around the corner and we’re going to help you find the best tech gadgets currently on the market so you can be showered with praise when someone gets one as a gift! Everybody can use a smartphone, especially the people who don’t want to give up their own flip phones from 10 […]

Top 5 Most Influential Tech Tutorial Blogs

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When it comes to finding great tutorial blogs related to technology, there just aren’t that many. There are literally millions of tech blogs, but frankly, most of them suck. I’ve been blogging about technology for over 4 years now and the landscape has changed dramatically. Earlier you had sites churning out hundreds of tutorials a […]

5 Essential Upgrades for Your Parents Ancient PC

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Christmas is right around the corner and that means a lot of people will be spending time with their family. Those of us who know anything about computers know what that means: questions about slow computers, bad wireless networks, crashed hard drives, etc. If you are one of the lucky ones whose family PC is […]

How to Troubleshoot WiFi (Wireless) Printers

by File in: Featured Posts, Networking

I recently bought a Brother wireless printer and I have to say that it’s really nice being able to print from my laptop while sitting outside on the front porch. No cables, no being forced to keep my computer in once place, etc. It’s super convenient. That is if your wireless printer works like it […]

Configure Gmail in Outlook 2010

by File in: Featured Posts, Office Tips

In this article, I’ll walk you through the steps to get Gmail setup in Outlook 2010. I will also talk about how to get it to work if you have 2-step verification enabled on your Gmail account. Overall, it’s not a very complicated procedure, but it still helps to explain it sometimes. The first thing […]