New Swag from AMD for Craig!

Craig, our office dispatcher / hardware junkie / director of megive works with AMD (the processor company) and just got some new swag for all his work he does with them. Yes, Craig plays with computers even when he is not working on computers… From Craig: I am a member of AMD’s Red Team +. There are a total of …

Smartphone GeoTagging Security Warning

This post is extremely important! Please read and share it with your friends and family! Smartphones are becoming more and more popular with time. Whether it be an iPhone, a Droid or a Blackberry, they are all capable of giving away your location, posing a major security risk! How do they do this? Smartphones with GPS and a camera come …

Using Skype – Part 2: Video Chats

One of Skype’s most prominent uses is as a video call/conferencing system. It’s perfect for businesses and residential users because it is completely free to use this feature for making Skype-to-Skype calls. All you need for video calls is a webcam. Optionally, you may want to get a microphone, otherwise you will not be able to speak to the other …

Using Skype – Part 1: Getting Started

Skype is a very well known and commonly used application for both residential and business users. With Skype you can Instant Message your friends and colleagues, or have an A/V (Audio/Video) call for a more personal touch. The best part? You can use Skype and all of its basic features completely free! In this first video you will see how …

Backing up your files in Windows

Backing up your data is an important part of using computers. Unfortunately, not enough people do it. With the recent changes in the Windows Operating System  Microsoft has been redesigning their backup utility, making it more powerful than ever. In the following video you will see how the Windows 7 Backup and Restore Utility can help you should you ever …

Backing up your files using Cobian

If you’re like the vast majority of computer users out there then you’d agree that most of your valuable information resides in one place, your computer. This is great and horrible at the same time. How is this great? Computers allow us to store a wealth of information in an easily accessible spot so we can say goodbye to the …

Working With Picasa 3 – Part 3: Tuning and Special Effects

If you’ve been following our series of Picasa tutorials then so far you’ve learned plenty to manage your collection of photos, large or small. What happens if you have a photo that you love, it just needs a little extra work to make it perfect? Picasa is still the perfect tool! In the following video you will learn how to …

Working With Picasa 3 – Part 2: Albums and Basic Fixes

Picasa is definitely one of the most valuable pieces of software for anybody looking to keep their photo in order. The features offered in this free program are outstanding, and yet it is still very easy to use. In the following video you will be guided through the Albums feature offered in Picasa, which is invaluable for keeping track of …

Working With Picasa 3 – Part 1: Importing and Management

Picasa is a great application developed by the geniuses at Google as a solution to the age old issue of digital photo management. Since its introduction, Picasa has grown to include many advanced features, while maintaining the relatively simple user interface that is expected of Google Applications. In the following video, produced by Google, you will see how the simple …

How to Reset Your Modem and Router

Have you ever found yourself without internet throughout your home? Usually, when faced with this problem what would you do? Call in your Internet Service Provider (ISP)? No more! In the following video you will see the relatively simple procedure for resetting your DSL/Cable Modem and Router (if you have one). Look below the video to see a list of …