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- It can take a really long time, depending on what you have on your machine. Keep in mind that it is locating and backing up all of your contacts, IE favorites, everything in your libraries, all the stuff on your desktop, etc. Just take a long coffee break (lunch too, maybe) and don’t sweat it.
16 hours 41 min ago
- Microsoft recommends 8Mbps/512kbps for group video of 7+ people, with 4Mbps/128kbps minimum. With your 6Mbps download speeds at best (probably less most of the time), you are really close to the minimum, but it should work. Unless you can upgrade, you might be stuck with mediocre quality.
5 days 20 hours ago
- According to Wiki, it is “widely used among statisticians and data miners for developing statistical software and data analysis.” This is another way of saying “not me”, so I know little about it, Here is the site though, that has more information: http://www.r-project.org/
1 week 18 hours ago
- While I have long since moved on from my BlackBerry days, I do remember BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) pretty fondly. There has been talk of BlackBerry releasing BBM for iOS and Android devices.
1 week 5 days ago
- I have a nice 22” Samsung monitor...well, it WAS nice, when it worked properly. I am pretty certain it is the power supply (turns on, then turns off after a few seconds), but I haven’t confirmed that yet. How hard is it to replace a power supply, and is it worth it? Mine is out of warranty, so it’s up to me.
2 weeks 2 days ago
- It is very confusing to those who actual
3 weeks 16 hours ago
- There are quite a few potential weaknesses. NIST's National Vulnurability Database has 83 listed when I just checked. Go the the website, search for bluetooth to see for yourself.
3 weeks 1 day ago
- jack12 answers Re: Is Nintendo making a big mistake by demanding advertising revenue from fan videos?I understand the desire to protect ones' IP, but yes, I do think the company is being short sighted here, and the revenue they may receive is more than offset by the negative publicity this is generating, and they could potentially lose the promotional effect of the best of the Let's Play videos.
4 weeks 1 day ago
- jack12 answers Re: Do you choose companies based on how they respond to government demands for data?Some companies are better than others. The EFF has an annual list of "Who has your Back" that lays out how major companies deal with government data request, including legal actions and lobbying efforts.
5 weeks 5 days ago
- Here, this will walk you through it step by step.
6 weeks 2 days ago
- I know the, "tell him not to use it then" advice, but teenagers being teenagers, that simply isn't realistic, and he needs to be able to reach us because of his participation in many after school activities, so taking it away isn't a good choice either.
7 weeks 18 hours ago
- Yeah I don't like having "I live here, Internet Stalker" info on my pics either. I had a lot of fun with a friend of mine who would send me photos while she was in Europe and I could always identify where she was because the EXIF data included longitude/latitude.
7 weeks 5 days ago
- I think QuickOffice is pretty good. It handles Word docs fine, and you can access password protected Word docs. I would rather have Office, but QuickOffice works well enough for most things I would do on a tablet.
8 weeks 19 hours ago
- I'm putting together a PC that will be used for some pretty heavy CAD/CAM use and want to use a case that will help keep everything inside nice and cool. I'm talking about air cooling, just to be clear. I was thinking about a Cooler Master HAF 932, but I'm open to other choices.
9 weeks 6 days ago
- OpenDNS is the easiest way to do it. It's a router based solution, so it will cover your entire network. You have to pay $20 for a year for the "premium" version, but there is a free version as well so you can give it a try first.
12 weeks 2 days ago
- They added a search filter to image search, so after you go to google, choose the IMAGES tab at the top of the page. Once you are on the images search page, go to the drop down menu for type of image and choose animated. Let the cat watching laughter begin.
12 weeks 6 days ago
- It may be cold comfort, but at least you are not the only person experiencing this. The only advice that I've seen is to clear your cache and cookies, which sounds like the kind of thing tech support says when they don't have a clue. https://productforums.google.com/forum/?fromgroups=#!topic/chrome/MTinTo-sPFU
13 weeks 6 days ago
- If you are trying to import them from Apple devices, I think that you will need to install iTunes first, and use that to import them. Also, if you haven't done so already, make sure your drivers are installed and up to date. What kind of error message are you getting?
14 weeks 16 hours ago
- There are a lot of notepad type apps out there, and pretty much all of them will do the trick. I like Floating Stickies (free - Google Play) because it's (1) free, (2) simple, (3) is only 293k, and (4) let's me put a persistent "sticky note" anywhere I want on my display.
14 weeks 2 days ago
- I think Canonical has an Ubuntu Certified list on their website, if you happen to be using Ubuntu. You can also check Linux-Drivers.org for links to various drivers and hardware lists.
16 weeks 2 days ago
- If you are going to build a gaming machine, I suggest you use 3DMark and PCMark 7. They aren't free though - 3DMark costs ~ $25 and PCMark 7 is ~$40. www.futuremark.com
17 weeks 18 hours ago
- The problem I have writing on tablets is the on-screen keyboard just can't compete with a physical keyboard that offers solid tactile feedback. It is just too easy to make an error on a touch screen where I rarely would with a keyboard.
17 weeks 6 days ago
- You can use photoshop and do it pretty easily, or you can upload a short vid clip to a few different websites that will create a GIF from your clip while you take a sip of coffee. Gifninja is my favorite, and it allows you to stitch together multiple images to make a GIF as well.
18 weeks 2 days ago
18 weeks 2 days ago
- The number of questions I get about Big Data has been on the increase, and a lot of them are at a very fundamental level. What are some good examples of Big Data use that I can refer to that demonstrate "real world" use and benefits?
19 weeks 5 days ago
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