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How to Read a QR Code

QR codes are becoming increasingly popular amongst businesses.? Whether its a marketing ploy, or simply a way to give out more information, many places are starting to employ QR codes due to the exponentially increasing usage of Smartphone devices.
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A QR code (quick response code) is a square barcode looking box that you can scan with your smartphones which will navigate you to either text, a web page, video or other information.? It’s a perfect way to put a ton of information in a small little box so people can view more details on something that might not fit in otherwise small space.? If you have a smartphone, check out the ways to read QR readers on your device.

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QR codes are becoming increasingly popular amongst businesses.? Whether its a marketing ploy, or simply a way to give out more information, many places are starting to employ QR codes due to the exponentially increasing usage of Smartphone devices. ? A QR code (quick response code) is a square barcode looking box that you can [...]

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Your computer is a safe haven protection of all your music, but what happens when your computer hard drive fails or you need to reformat and restore all of your music.? Sure the music you purchased is available again but the CD’s that you spent countless hours ripping onto your computer are not transferable that easy unless you backed it up on an external hard drive.

If your music is all on your iPod, you can backup and restore your collection straight from the source back onto your computer.? Here’s an easy, quick and free way to restore your music from your iPod back onto your computer.

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Your computer is a safe haven protection of all your music, but what happens when your computer hard drive fails or you need to reformat and restore all of your music.? Sure the music you purchased is available again but the CD’s that you spent countless hours ripping onto your computer are not transferable that [...]

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Windows 7 is becoming a new industry standard, boosting the Microsoft reputation after a shaky Windows Vista operating system.? While it’s hard to ignore the growth of Apple computers and their OS X operating system platform, Windows still has a huge market share over OS X on a vast number of applications and software.

Mac does offer a bootcamp way to install Windows 7 on your machine, but it requires a reboot and does not always utilize all of the resources of your Mac.? Parallels 6 is a great way to run Windows on your Mac just as if it was a native install!

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Windows 7 is becoming a new industry standard, boosting the Microsoft reputation after a shaky Windows Vista operating system.? While it’s hard to ignore the growth of Apple computers and their OS X operating system platform, Windows still has a huge market share over OS X on a vast number of applications and software. Mac [...]

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The other day, I deleted all the music off my computer after I reformatted my computer, but of course, I made sure I had a backup on my external hard drive.

When I went to restore the files from my external back to my laptop hard drive, I discovered the “computer ghosts” were at it again and some how my music files off the external hard drive were erased!

After freaking out for around 12 seconds, I remember how a hard drive worked and that it would be very possible to recover what I had lost.? If you ever find yourself in a similar situation, try these steps and you should find yourself recovering everything that you’ve lost.

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The other day, I deleted all the music off my computer after I reformatted my computer, but of course, I made sure I had a backup on my external hard drive. When I went to restore the files from my external back to my laptop hard drive, I discovered the “computer ghosts” were at it [...]

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Eclipse is my personal favorite IDE, especially for Java development.? Not only does it provide a great UI, it has countless features that make it one of the best IDE’s on the market; best of all, its free!

One useful tool when working on a project is the ability to use an SVN to store your code online and have it accessible to all the group members on the team.? Places such as Google, now offer ways to set up an SVN directly integrated with your Google account, and you can use these tools to integrate with eclipse.? Unfortunately, the SVN support is not native on the eclipse download, but its quick to install!

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Eclipse is my personal favorite IDE, especially for Java development.? Not only does it provide a great UI, it has countless features that make it one of the best IDE’s on the market; best of all, its free! One useful tool when working on a project is the ability to use an SVN to store [...]

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One of my least favorite things when installing a newly updated version of software is having extra bloatware that bombards my screen when I relaunch the application.

The new version of iTunes 10 has some new sidebar gadgets and trinkets that come pre-installed and launch themselves automatically assuming the user will integrate into the new technology.? Here’s how to disable the Ping Sidebar in iTunes 10.

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One of my least favorite things when installing a newly updated version of software is having extra bloatware that bombards my screen when I relaunch the application. The new version of iTunes 10 has some new sidebar gadgets and trinkets that come pre-installed and launch themselves automatically assuming the user will integrate into the new [...]

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Windows Live Essential is now available to download!? The wait is finally over for users who were waiting to upgrade from Live 2010.

Windows Live Essentials is a bundle of Windows Messenger, Photo Gallery, Movie Maker, Blogging Software, Mail client and so much more.

If you’re using Windows 7 or even Vista, you best visit that download link!

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Windows Live Essential is now available to download!? The wait is finally over for users who were waiting to upgrade from Live 2010. Windows Live Essentials is a bundle of Windows Messenger, Photo Gallery, Movie Maker, Blogging Software, Mail client and so much more. If you’re using Windows 7 or even Vista, you best visit [...]

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USB drives and external hard drives are becoming exceptionally cheap and their large storage size makes them attractive options instead of previous DVD and CD writable media.

If you are looking to install or re-install Mac OS X onto a computer that does not have a native DVD drive (such as the Macbook Air) or a broken drive, you can use a very cheap USB thumb drive to install it.

The requirements for the external drive must be at least 8 gigs but those can be found for $10-20 dollars on the right deal!? Plus you can easily wipe the drive after to use it for file storage.

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USB drives and external hard drives are becoming exceptionally cheap and their large storage size makes them attractive options instead of previous DVD and CD writable media. If you are looking to install or re-install Mac OS X onto a computer that does not have a native DVD drive (such as the Macbook Air) or [...]

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If you’re not a geek, knowing about the latest and greatest updates to all software programs out there might not be as interesting as it sounds to me, but there are programs that every computer user should know about.

These programs help you stay safe, share data and be a bit smarter when it comes to the machine in front of you.

Pass this along to some of your non-geek friends and be ready to reap in the thank you responses.

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If you’re not a geek, knowing about the latest and greatest updates to all software programs out there might not be as interesting as it sounds to me, but there are programs that every computer user should know about. These programs help you stay safe, share data and be a bit smarter when it comes [...]

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Losing a product key or an installation CD for expensive software can be a big hassle.? They make re-installations of the software seem impossible and improbable.? In the tech world today, most software is available for instant download via the internet or trial versions are released by providers which can be activated to full editions with the appropriate product keys.

With that known, it makes the product keys even more valuable…so how do you prevent from ever losing those keys!

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Losing a product key or an installation CD for expensive software can be a big hassle.? They make re-installations of the software seem impossible and improbable.? In the tech world today, most software is available for instant download via the internet or trial versions are released by providers which can be activated to full editions [...]

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