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Tech 101: Changing or Resetting a macOS Sierra Password

As part of the built-in security of macOS Sierra, users are required to enter a password when logging onto a Mac. Security experts suggest that passwords be changed on a regular basis to make it harder for those passwords to be guessed or stolen, yet many Mac users go for years using the same passwords.

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Apple Memo: Third-Party iPhone Screen Repairs No Longer Fully Void Warranty

According to an internal Apple memo obtained by MacRumors, iPhones that receive a screen repair from a third-party will now qualify for warranty coverage. The caveat, however, is the issue being fixed under warranty cannot relate to the display itself. This marks a change in policy that previously dictated that no authorized repairs be performed

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2.4 GHz vs 5 GHZ

On the radio, your favorite band may include a bunch of scruffy musicians. But on your wireless network, your band is full of channels. Your choice of band and the channels it contains can have a big impact on the network’s performance. What is a wireless band, anyway? Radio signals are electromagnetic waves, part of

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Using Public Wi-Fi? Be Careful: 7 Tips & Tricks

Using Public Wi-Fi? Be Careful: 7 Tips & Tricks By Sharan Keswani · On February 27, 2014 “Free Wi-Fi?! Well yeah, we’re definitely going there for lunch.” Free Wi-Fi at public places is a growing trend and as a consumer of free Wi-Fi I know all too well that it’s an added bonus when a

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Best Password Manager for 2017

The best password manager 2017 By Gary Marshall January 12, 2017 - TechRadar.Com Which password manager can you trust to generate secure passwords and keep them secure? The best free password manager Passwords are a pain. It's easy to mock the people using '12345678' for everything, but creating and recalling strong passwords that are unique to

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How to Create A Strong Password You’ll Never Forget

How To Create A Strong Password You’ll Never Forget by Axel Schmidt at Teamviewer How strong is your password? Secure passwords are often seen as too difficult to remember. Wouldn’t you like to know how to create a strong password you’ll never forget? How to Create A Strong Password You'll Never Forgot. Let's Start! Passwords protect much

By |2016-12-09T00:05:24+00:00August 10th, 2016|Editorials, Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to Create A Strong Password You’ll Never Forget

Apple iMac 27″ with a failed Graphics card is getting surgery today…

Here are some quick pics of todays iMac 27" GPU removal: Here's Mr. Big Mac with Glass and heavy LCD panel removed. iMac 27" GPU Failure Bad Graphics Card Replacement Yes, this is the graphics card assembly! Heat sink is huge. Bare AMD Graphics card ready for expert soldering: Do you have an

By |2016-01-04T19:56:27+00:00January 4th, 2016|Tech happy, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Apple iMac 27″ with a failed Graphics card is getting surgery today…

Solid State Drive upgrades…

let's make your old computer blazing fast by adding new technology such as a solid state drive and Ram upgrade.  Why are solid state or FLASH hard disks faster? Here's your basic platter hard drive inside...  See... it's like a record player with needles and lots of moving parts. These tiny components wear out over

By |2015-09-27T18:12:58+00:00September 27th, 2015|Tech happy, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Solid State Drive upgrades…

Ring Doorbell installation

So, I'm pleased to share that the ring doorbell is cooler than it looks online. I hit a speed bump or two while installing. But, nothing a quick Home Depot run didn't fix. The final product is just great! On board battery will last a year. If someone steals it... Ring will replace it! "Can't

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