Add a Linear Regression Trendline to an Excel Scatter Plot

Although Excel is capable of calculating a number of descriptive and inferential statistics for you, it is often better to show a visual representation...

Unlocking/Jailbreaking a Cell Phone Explained

If you have ever browsed the interwebs for tips and tricks for your smartphone, you may have noticed the terms “unlock” or “jailbreak” pop...

Add Headers and Footers to a PowerPoint Presentation

Although PowerPoint presentations are usually displayed on a screen, they are just like other documents in the Microsoft Office suite such as Word, Excel,...

AutoFit Column Widths and Row Heights in Excel

Excel’s grid-like appearance can seem static at times without the possibility of creating customized interfaces to match the needs of the data stored in...

Use Excel to Figure Out an Effective Interest Rate from a...

Among Excel’s more popular formulas, the EFFECT formula is often used by financial professionals to figure out an effective interest rate from a nominal...

How to Connect Xbox 360 to PC

If you have an Xbox 360 console, you can easily share all the pictures, videos and music stored on your computer with your console....

Fix Windows Live Mail Error 0x800CCC0B

Windows Live Mail is the e-mail client that is part of Microsoft’s Windows Live suite of applications. A common error encountered when using Live...

Disable the Internal Speaker System Beep in Windows 7

In the days before sound cards and desktop speakers, computers were only capable of emitting tinny sound thanks to a built-in speaker buried in...

Setup Surround Sound in Windows 7

Buying speakers and a good sound card is the first step to getting surround sound from your Windows 7 PC. However, even after you...

Enable Integration Features for an XP Mode Virtual Machine

Available in Windows 7 Professional, XP Mode allows you to integrate your physical computer’s resources with a Virtual Machine. Components you can share include...

What Type of Data Do Websites Collect About You

Since the birth of the internet, website analytics and tracking software has constantly evolved and gotten more complex. Used mainly for business and marketing,...

Google Drive vs. Dropbox vs. SkyDrive vs. Amazon Cloud Drive vs....

Cloud services aren’t necessarily a new technology, as IT companies and businesses have been using forms of cloud services in some respects for years...

Use Your Smartphone as a Photo or Document Scanner

Smartphones are quickly becoming an all-in-one replacement solution for many of the other technology based devices that we own. In another post, we reviewed...

Remotely Access a PC or Mac from a Smartphone or Tablet

Being able to access the files on your PC or Mac from your smartphone is ultra convenient, as you likely store significantly more files...

Sync Gmail Contacts with iPhone, iPad, and iCloud

I use my Mac a lot and one of the annoying problems I’ve always found is that when using the Mail app, I don’t...

How to Read and Open POT .PO .MO Extension Files

Trying to open, view or edit certain file extensions in Windows isn’t always the smoothest process. Windows, by default, supports numerous extensions including all...

Top 10 Most Requested Facebook Tips

Facebook tries to keep settings and other options simple, but now that the social network offers so many options and features, it can sometimes...

How to Shutdown and Restart Windows 8

Wow, so I need to actually write a post about how to shutdown and restart a PC. That’s pretty sad, but required. With Windows...

Change Lock Screen Image in Windows 8

I’ve been playing around with Windows 8 and one thing that kind of bothers me is the fact that there are two sets of...

5 iPhone Apps to Write on Pictures

So yesterday I took a photo of my daughter that I thought was very funny, but I needed to add some text to the...

5 Ways to Secure Your Data and Information

As more and more of your data is stored digitally on computers and servers all over the world, the more important it is to...

Windows 8 Metro Apps Fail to Run or Open?

As you can probably see by the number of posts on Windows 8, I’ve been playing around with the it lately ahead of the...

10 Useful iPhone Shortcuts and Tips

I love my iPhone and since I’ve had it for over 2 years, I’ve really learned a lot of cool shortcuts and tricks over...

Adjust Windows 8 Firewall Settings

In Windows 8, the Windows Firewall hasn’t changed very much. Overall, it’s pretty much the same. Inbound connections to programs are blocked unless they...

Windows 8 – Change Startup Programs

To change the startup programs in Windows XP and Windows 7, you had to open the System Configuration utility by clicking on Start, then...