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Are External SSD’s Worth It?

Are External SSD’s Worth It?

If speed, flexibility, durability, gaming, or if multi-tasking is important too you, then purchasing an external SSD (Solid State Drive), is absolutely worth it. It will save you a lot of time, and in the long run, it will save you money, given how long solid-state drives last.

How To Download And Install MS Office On A Mac: A Step-By-Step Guide With Screenshots

How To Download And Install MS Office On A Mac: A Step-By-Step Guide With Screenshots

Wouldn't it be great to have someone hold your hand as you download and install Microsoft Office? Together, we will walk you through this step-by-step guide, complete with 21 screenshots, showing you exactly where to download Microsoft Office from, and how to install it on your Mac.

5 Ways To Overcome Your Fear Of Computers Today

5 Ways To Overcome Your Fear Of Computers Today

Once you commit to becoming a learner, absorbing everything you can about the computer field, you will find yourself teaching others what you have learned, gaining an abundance of confidence, and as a result, your fear of computers will naturally dissipate.

Computer Mouse vs. Touchpad: 20 Pros And Cons

Computer Mouse vs. Touchpad: 20 Pros And Cons

Both the computer mouse and the touchpad have served us well for over 30 years. Each device has its strengths and weaknesses, and one device may serve you better than the other, depending on the use. Clearly, both devices are here to stay, but the ultimate decision comes down to personal preference.

Are AirPods Good For Running Or Will They Fall Out?

Are AirPods Good For Running Or Will They Fall Out?

If you use the 1st or 2nd generation AirPods to run, you may find that they do not fit perfectly because they only sell one size. However, the AirPods Pro offers three different silicone ear tips that allow for a custom fit, ensuring that they will not fall out when running.

Zoom Classroom Tips For Teachers

Zoom Classroom Tips For Teachers

Having served as a High School Teacher myself, I have put together numerous practical Zoom classroom tips you can use immediately. Additionally, I will show you 9 Zoom features you can effectively use to communicate with your students to ensure they get the most out of an online Zoom classroom setting.

Can A Wireless Printer Be Used with a Wired Computer?

Can A Wireless Printer Be Used with a Wired Computer?

Wireless Printers can be used with desktop or laptop computers that are connected to your home network via an ethernet cable. However, wireless printers can also can be used to print from any wireless device such as a tablet or even your cell phone.

How To Be More Productive On The Internet

How To Be More Productive On The Internet

You can be extremely productive when using the Internet, but only if you consistently maintain discipline when using it. Writing down your objective, and refusing to follow rabbit trails, while at the same time, turning off social media notifications will significantly increase your productivity while using the Internet.

How To Set Up Apple Cash & Apple Pay – A Step-by-Step Guide

How To Set Up Apple Cash & Apple Pay – A Step-by-Step Guide

Apple Cash allows you to send and receive money via the Messages app, allowing you to instantly send money to your kids at college, or split a bill at a restaurant. Apple Pay, however, allows you to purchase items from a retail store or a meal from Burger King, just like you would use a credit card.

How To Setup Screen Time For My Family

How To Setup Screen Time For My Family

The easiest way to set enable Screen Time is to simply open up Settings app and tap 'Screen Time', and then tap, 'Set Up Screen Time for Family'. You will then be able to set unique restrictions and limitations for each family member as you deem appropriate.

How to Cut, Copy and Paste in Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and IOS

How to Cut, Copy and Paste in Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and IOS

The Cut, Copy and Paste functionality has been with us for years. Though each operating system may vary in how these functions are implemented, every modern operating system uses them. What follows is how to Cut, Copy and Paste in Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS and Android.

AirPods Vs AirPods Pro: Really, What’s the Difference?

AirPods Vs AirPods Pro: Really, What’s the Difference?

The major differences between the AirPods and the AirPods Pro is that the AirPods Pro offers noise cancellation, a custom fit to your ear, and they are water resistant. There are benefits to each, and which pair you choose depends on what is important to you and and what your budget will allow for.

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