Category Archives: Computers

Anything relating to computers and their use.

Choosing Which Multiple Home Wi-Fi Access Point To Use May Be Important.

I have two wireless access points in my home.  The main access, Apple Time Capsule, shows 12 Wi-Fi devices connected.  That Time Capsule gets our cable signal directly.  The second access point, Apple Airport Express, only had one Wi-Fi device … Continue reading

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Scrivener Will Not Allow You To Change Text Color

One day I was driven nuts because Scrivener, my favorite long format writing application, was typing red text.  I tried everything.  I went to text color and chose black but it simply would not take.  I went on the Internet, … Continue reading

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Avantree DG40S Bluetooth USB Finally Works After 3 Days Of Trying

I recently purchased Avantree DG40S Wireless 4.0 Micro USB Adapter for my Toshiba Satellite A505 laptop. It would NOT work. I sent Avantree support the following e-mail: Support, I received from Amazon the Avantree DG40S Wireless 4.0 Micro USB Adapter. … Continue reading

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iMac Spinning Color Wheel

The customer’s iMac, desktop computer, started to display a color spinning color wheel on the display and the user could not perform any computer activity. There are a number of almost secret Mac utilities one can very easily employ to … Continue reading

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Avast Problem

As soon as Avast was deleted and I did a restart, Firefox worked perfectly. The offending program was Avast. I decided to NOT to use that program again! My computer has worked perfectly ever since. Continue reading

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Macintosh Web Browsers Get Infected

I had just came from a local junior college, Santiago Junior College and used their WiFi system in their parking lot.  I got a warning that the site was not secure but I used it anyway.  When I got home … Continue reading

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Product Review: The Arduino Starter Kit

The Arduino Starter Kit is an electronics kit that you are going to use as a home lab experiment process to learn all sorts of technical skills and knowledge.  It does a pretty darn good job at starting you out … Continue reading

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How To Transfer Music (and other files) From A Mac Computer To A Samsung Galaxy S5

I tried a long list of methods to get my music from my Mac computer to my Galaxy S5, but nothing would work. I then asked our computer guru and he recommended WiFi. It worked. Continue reading

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Macintosh Numbers Shows A Formula Error: “Cell Contains A String”

As soon as I entered any alpha character (label) into the header, I got a formula error. To solve this problem I made darn sure to enter the formula into the single data cell and not include any header cells. Continue reading

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