‘Computing’ Category

  1. Maintaining online privacy


    August 4, 2017 by quirkyuncle@gmail.com

    Photo by William Iven on Unsplash

    Securing our digital privacy has become even more important now that our service providers have been given free rein to …
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  2. Reading wifi and internet connection speeds


    July 28, 2017 by quirkyuncle@gmail.com

    Deciding where to place your wireless router to eliminate dead spots in your home network can be a challenge.

  3. What to do if iTunes 11 locks after upgrade


    December 1, 2012 by quirkyuncle

    For me, the release of a new version of iTunes is akin to Christmas morning. Imagine my horror when my …
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  4. REVIEW – Freedom Pro Keyboard


    November 8, 2012 by quirkyuncle

    The Freedom Pro Keyboard connects to your mobile device using Bluetooth, letting you enter lots of data easily when away …
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  5. Disable location tracking for advertisers on your iPhone


    October 18, 2012 by quirkyuncle

    For iOS6, Apple has introduced an anonymous ID for your device that will allow advertisers to track your location, allowing …
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  6. Preparing your iPhone and iPad for iOS6


    September 18, 2012 by quirkyuncle

    Here is a great article on CNET about how to Prepare your iPhone for iOS6. It’s coming tomorrow as an …
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  7. OpenOffice: the free productivity suite alternative


    August 22, 2012 by quirkyuncle

    For all you folks with maxed out budgets from buying those shiny new computers (or just eating, these days), there …
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  8. Let’s tune up our computer, for free!


    August 14, 2012 by quirkyuncle

    Several people have complained to me recently about problems with their Windows PCs being sluggish. All of them run anti-virus …
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  9. Blogger fail… or why I chose WordPress


    August 13, 2012 by quirkyuncle

    Starting this new blog (my first!), I wanted to choose a free hosting environment. There are two clear leaders: Blogger …
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