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Tech Support Here’s a Thought

TECH SUPPORT. HERE’S A THOUGHT You’ve done your research and found that hot item to make your friends jealous. Of course you read the user reviews on it. Right? Since that would be one of the best ways to discover any flaws in a product or company policy. [Like no …

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Computer Repair

OK. So your computer is getting on your very last nerve. It’s slow, it takes forever to boot up, your programs are sluggish, it crashes frequently and for no reason, video and audio playback are slow and seem to “skip”, the internet seems lethargic…. So you say to yourself “Maybe …

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Are Computers really necessary?

Computers are everywhere these days, many people use computers for their jobs and it seems like almost everything is now controlled by a computer in some way or another. While not everyone will actually use a computer themselves, because so many things are controlled by computers they are now a …

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Common Computer Misconceptions

Many people harbor misinformation about typical, Windows-based PCs (personal computers) as well as Macs (made by Apple). This is understandable – how can one be expected to know everything about computers? Here are five common computer misconceptions that should be clarified for average users. COMMON MISCONCEPTION #1: “If I strike …

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Write to a Title in 3 Easy Steps – Yes

There has always been a time when society was under some control by technology, from the time that fire, then tools, then agricultural husbandry and textiles were developed. Technology is discovered and enhanced by individuals or tiny groups, then expanded to the larger society, then raised to the level of …

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Things you can do with a Computer to Save Time

To say that computers have revolutionized modern life as we know it is a major understatement. While computers have simplified many everyday tasks and have helped us save time, it is equally easy to waste time with computers. Although people are truly grateful for the things they can do and …

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Robot as Teacher or Soldier

A robot has an electronic brain with the ability and resources to communicate with its instructor and with the ability and resources to accomplish its assigned task. The electronic brain is a computer that has permanent memory and memory into which can be written new instructions and new data. The …

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Common Computer Falsehoods

Have you heard someone telling you something about your computer that doesn’t sound quite right or that sounds a bit odd? Don’t feel alone. This is the birth of computer misconceptions. It is also your clue that the information isn’t correct. In over fifteen years as a computer technical engineer, …

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Robot Teachers and Robot Soldiers

Robots have long been a favourite of science fiction. Whether it’s the amiable android Data from Star Trek: Next Generation, or the dysfunctional Hal 9000 from Arthur C. Clarke’s Space Odyssey, we are fascinated with the idea of intelligent machines which will perform complex tasks for us. With the recent …

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