Tutorials Archives - Page 27

5 scary Groupon nightmares and how to avoid them

The Groupon coupon service is hot right now--not only with customers who love getting deep discounts, but also with businesses looking to appeal to the site's vast database of potential clients. Groupon and

Published on: December 7th, 2010 Sarah Jacobsson Purewal

Getting serious about e-mail security

E-mail is one of the most widely used forms of communication today. Estimates from May 2009 suggest that around 250 billion--with a "B"--e-mails are sent every day. That equates to more than 2.8

Published on: December 2nd, 2010 Tony Bradley

How to backup your hard drive with Windows 7

No hard disk lasts forever. Even if you've never had a drive fail on you, your first experience could be just minutes away. Back up your data now, and avoid the possibility of

Published on: December 1st, 2010 Simon Williams

6 YouTube mistakes and how to fix them

YouTube is an excellent way of informing others about your products, but it's surprising how many video clips involve the same fundamental errors--everything from interjecting speech with "um," to allowing the camera to

Published on: November 29th, 2010 Keir Thomas

How to set up a remote desktop connection via your iPad – for free

The iPad is a lot of fun for playing games, watching videos and browsing the Web. But if you're going to justify that shiny tablet as a business expense, you'll need the ability

Published on: November 24th, 2010 Brian Jackson

What to do when online shopping goes wrong

With Christmas a few weeks away, many of us will be making last-minute online purchases. PC Advisor explains the selling regulations that exist to protect your purchase, and what to do if you

Published on: November 24th, 2010 Peter Thomas

How to build a PC workstation for under $500

Building your own desktop PC is a fun and easy project that will allow you to customize a system to fit your needs. Earlier this year we showed you how to build a

Published on: November 22nd, 2010 Nick Barber

How to find the right POS system

MANILA - In the doggone years when small-time retail players make up the market, keeping track of sales transactions covered throughout the operations was a cinch--business owners would often log sales on paper,

Published on: November 17th, 2010 John Mark V. Tuazon

Five printer nightmares and how to avoid them

The printer ate your TPS reports, but no excuse matters when you're rushing off to meet clients empty-handed. No wonder everybody loves to hate printers. When you need them most, they'll display a

Published on: November 16th, 2010 Melissa Riofrio

Apps for printing photos from Android phones

ith mobile phone cameras getting better and better, more people are using their smartphones as their primary cameras. Eventually, you'll want to print the cherished family photos that you've saved on your phone.

Published on: November 16th, 2010 Armando Rodriguez

Print like a pro from Microsoft Excel

Printing from Microsoft Excel may seem like an obvious operation, with no need of further explanation-just press Command-P, Return, and head to the printer to pick up your document.The reality, though, is that

Published on: November 15th, 2010 Rob Griffiths

Netflix and 4 classic iPhone app designing mistakes

The other night, I was using the Netflix on my iPhone 4 and had a shocking revelation: this is one of the worst designed, 'professional' apps I've ever seen. Yes, I can stream

Published on: November 11th, 2010 Mike Keller

How to protect yourself against Firesheep hijacking

A couple of weeks ago, a tricky new Firefox plug-in called Firesheep made hijacking someone's Web browsing session point-and-click simple. You should take extra precautions to ensure that nobody hacks into your online

Published on: November 11th, 2010

23 tech buzzwords we’d like to banish

As technology moves forward, the English language sometimes takes a step backward. You can thank public relations professionals, CEOs, and technology journalists for that. Whether grammatically incorrect or simply annoying, these overused tech

Published on: November 10th, 2010 Robert Strohmeyer, Steve Fox, and Elsa Wenzel

How to receive payments on your iPhone

When Web comic artist Rich Stevens sells his original work at conventions, he offers his customers two payment options. "My favorite thing to do is ask people, 'Cash or future?'" the Massachusetts man

Published on: November 10th, 2010 Joel Mathias