Tech Tips

Bookmarks are the cheap cure for being overwhelmed.

Simply — When I sit down at my computer I’m either doing my own work or reading, watching or listening to someone else’s. Multitasking is trying to do more than one at the same time. … [continued]

Electromagnetic Radiation

by JL Beeken on 8-01-2014

We love our computers and our cellphones and our other gadgets and we’d rather not know what electromagnetic radiation is doing to us. … [continued]

TiddlyWiki 5

by JL Beeken on 2-20-2014

TiddlyWiki version 5 is a re-work of the original. It can be used for anything (blog, journal, research…) but I’ve done a trial with bookmarks.
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How To Read & Write GPS

by JL Beeken on 2-11-2014

This describes how to read and write GPS using GPS devices, Google Maps, Bing Maps and XnView. (Updated from July 2010) … [continued]

ActionOutline: Collecting & Printing Email

by JL Beeken on 3-02-2013

ActionOutlineAt the risk of sounding irreligious, I like ActionOutline better for collecting and printing email than EverNote 2. … [continued]

Blog Subscriptions

by JL Beeken on 12-15-2012

RSS I decided I’d try to do a Randy Seaver and increase my blog subscriptions to a couple thousand and follow them every day, too.

First I had to find his secret. Either he has way more time than the rest of us, or he’s got a secret.

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How To Change KeePass Master Password

by JL Beeken on 12-01-2012

Changing the Master Password in KeePass is very simple to do. It’s the password guarding all your other passwords so it’s important to make it a secure one. … [continued]

How To Zip A File

by JL Beeken on 11-30-2012

This demonstrates how to zip and unzip files and folders using either Windows 7 or the free program, 7-Zip. … [continued]

Change Drive Letter | Windows

by JL Beeken on 11-26-2012

Windows Drive LetterIf you want a letter that doesn’t change every time you plug in your external drive, you may need to assign one. To change or assign a drive letter in Windows, start by plugging in the drive. … [continued]

How To Install Fonts | Windows

by JL Beeken on 11-25-2012

This shows how to install fonts for Windows systems as well as programs that run on Windows and use the system fonts, such as Photoshop, the Gimp and Microsoft Word. … [continued]