Tech Tip: Editing What Your Browser Says in Chrome

This one is a fun little trick. You can utilize Chrome's developer mode in order to change the display, layout and text of a webpage you are presently visiting. To do so, you will need to first open developer mode, which you can access by pressing the F12 key. Next, in the bottom console on … Continue reading Tech Tip: Editing What Your Browser Says in Chrome

Tech Tip: Sending Emails At a Scheduled Time in Gmail

We all have been there, drafting emails that we don't want to be sent right away, or sending emails to someone who is on vacation and not responding. If you use gmail, there is an extension called Boomerang that let's you write the email you want to send later, set the time and date you want … Continue reading Tech Tip: Sending Emails At a Scheduled Time in Gmail

Tech Tip: Accessing a Locked Out Windows Account

If you are locked out of your machine and forgot your password, do not fear! There is a way to bypass a locked windows account if you forgot your password. Below is the most effective method. You will need to have your windows installation disk handy (either in a CD-Rom or on a thumb drive), although … Continue reading Tech Tip: Accessing a Locked Out Windows Account

Tech Tip: Fixing an Unidentified Network on a Domain Machine

This error always annoys me whenever I come across it, but sometimes on a Domain Network, you will come upon a machine that will be unable to identify the network and won't be connected to the internet or the network share folders. Follow these steps while logged in as an administrator to get it back … Continue reading Tech Tip: Fixing an Unidentified Network on a Domain Machine

Tech Tip: How To Avoid PUP’s

Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUP's), sometimes also described as Potentially Unwanted Applications (PUA's) are a real threat to machines and systems out there these days. Here's how to prevent infecting your network and machines with PUP's. 1.) PUP's get installed because someone installs them or installs a freeware program that PUP's ride on. If you decide … Continue reading Tech Tip: How To Avoid PUP’s

Tech Tip: How To Spot and Identify Fake News

Since fake news today is mostly disseminated through the internet, the 10 steps listed below can be applied to many aspects of determining if a site is legitimate, beyond just fake news. 1.) Do an eyeball test. Does the website have a clean and professional looking design? If there are advertisements, are they located in … Continue reading Tech Tip: How To Spot and Identify Fake News

Tech Tip: Quick & Easy Way to Encrypt Your Files

  In this day and age, security and privacy are at the top of everyone's concerns. There are ways to secure files and folders on your computer, and the best way is to password protect files that you feel sensitive about. Instead of getting an expensive encryption software, or going through the hassle and hours … Continue reading Tech Tip: Quick & Easy Way to Encrypt Your Files

Tech Tip: Finding And Removing Large Files Eating Up Your Disk Space

For Windows users, there are several programs such as WinDirStat, TreeSize and SpaceSniffer to analyze and sort your C:/ by file size. Then you can go through and delete the largest unnecessary files. Mac users luck out because Finder automatically will sort all your files by size for you.

Tech Tip: Harmless Practical Jokes Involving Your Buddies Phones and Computers

  For those who know me know I'm a bit of a trickster and practical joker, so here is a list of some of my favorite (harmless) practical jokes you can pull on your buddy's computer or phone. 1.) Flip the screen upside down: On Windows, if you hold ctl + alt + down arrow … Continue reading Tech Tip: Harmless Practical Jokes Involving Your Buddies Phones and Computers