Category: Tech Tip

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Tech Tip: Monitor System Resources

It’s useful to find out what is using up your computer’s system resources out of curiosity or when you are troubleshooting a problem. This can reveal the programs that are memory hogs or indicate when a hardware upgrade may be necessary.

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Tech Tip: Mark unwanted emails as junk

Emails are a convenient form of communication but unsolicited emails can distract as well as offend email users. Besides cluttering your inbox, spam can link to malicious websites or scam offers aimed at enticing you to give up your financial information.

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Tech Tip: Manage Context Menus with CCleaner

Context menus are those handy menus that pop up when you right click on Windows or control-click on a Mac. The content of these menus are specific to the area that is clicked and programs you install may modify the menu items that pop up in the context menu.

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Tech Tip: Time Tracking with Toggl

Toggl has a very simple interface where you can describe the task, select the project it falls under and even associate the project with a client. You can start using Toggl as soon as you log in or set up your projects, clients and team before you start using the web application.

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Tech Tip: Use browser history to find forgotten websites

Have you ever wanted to visit a site that you recently visited but could not remember the address and did not bookmark it? It may have been an interesting article you ran across in a rush or an ad for a product you have been interested in for a long time.

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Tech Tip: Add album art to your digital music files

Album art may seem trivial to some but these pictures add life and colour to a digital music collection. Modern media players can display this album art while the song is playing and some can even download the correct album art for you

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Tech Tip: Modify laptop power settings for longer battery life

Gone are the days of the domination of desktop computers as laptop and mobile computing has become more popular than their predecessor. One of the main advantages of a laptop is that you can use it on the go and it’s battery life determines how long this convenience can last without needing an external power source.