Items Tagged with programs
#867 / 2010-12-17 09:30:00 / 2:10 min.
install a programto a clean
hard drive, the program fileswill be laid out in a
contiguous order. Over time, the files may be moved around and become noncontiguous, which is what you're fixing when you
defragment your hard drive. We explain more about
file contiguityin this tutorial.
#860 / 2010-12-08 09:30:00 / 1:48 min.
program or applicationhas problems or needs tweaking then you'll often hear of the software company releasing a
patch for that software. You can
fix your softwareand these patches are generally much smaller files than the actual software. We tell you more about patches in this episode.
#3 / 2010-12-01 10:00:00 / 3:38 min.
To do more with your
MacBook Air, you'll need to install programs on it. Of course, the MacBook Air doesn't have an
optical drive, but there are other options available. In this episode, we show you
how to install programs onto your MacBook Airusing
USB keys, external hard drivesand Apple's own
#825 / 2010-10-20 09:30:00 / 2:25 min.
Those of you who are familiar with
computer components and hardwareknow how important
Random Access Memory(RAM) is. It's what determines
how well your programs runon your computer and how many programs you can run simultaneously. We'll tell you more about
how RAM affects your computerin this tutorial.
#5 / 2010-10-08 09:00:00 / 2:23 min.
BlackBerry OS 6.0makes multitasking much easier for the BlackBerry. Not only is the
application switcherbigger and easier to use, it's also much simpler to
close your BlackBerry applicationsfor when you need to
free up some memoryand
speed up your BlackBerryTorch.
#813 / 2010-10-04 09:30:00 / 2:17 min.
Defragmenting is a common process used to keep
computers running efficientlyand is part of
routine computer maintenance. That being said, you might not know
what defragmentation means. In this tutorial, we'll tell you
what fragmentation isand explain
how defragmenting helps computerswork faster.
#10 / 2010-10-01 09:00:00 / 4:38 min.
Once you have
Ubuntu installed, you'll probably want to get some software to try with it. By default, Ubuntu comes with several applications that you can use on a day to day basis, but there are many more
software packagesavailable for free. In this episode, we go over some
Ubuntu tipsand must-have apps.
#808 / 2010-09-27 09:30:00 / 1:45 min.
Windows computers, you may be told to look to the system tray to find a program or icon. In this episode, we tell you
what the system tray isand explain some of the things you can find in the system tray, such as the
time and date,
volume controlsand more.
#753 / 2010-07-13 09:30:00 / 1:38 min.
If you've got an Android phone, you may have wondered if there is a way to
manually update your Android applications. There is and it's fairly easy to do. In this tutorial we'll show you
how to update Android applicationsand at the same time
how to see available updatesby program.
#693 / 2010-05-10 09:30:00 / 1:50 min.
Not every program that runs on your
Android phoneis a program, so to speak. There are some that are called widgets and they work a bit differently. Unlike regular programs they don't just install themselves so you have to add them manually. Here's
how to install a widgeton your Android.
#680 / 2010-04-29 09:31:00 / 1:02 min.
When you're working on a computer there are programs that you use over and over again. The same is true when
working with your Android phone. You may not be aware of it, but your
Android phone has a quick launch featureto make switching between programs even easier.
#568 / 2010-02-10 09:30:00 / 1:55 min.
With some mobile devices you can't be certain exactly what's running and it can be difficult to stop programs. Not true on your Android device. You can easily look at running services and stop them if desired.
#128 / 2009-03-10 09:31:00 / 1:43 min.
It happens. You download a piece of software to try it out and it turns out, you don't really use it. Whether you use the software or not, it still takes up space on your computer and can slow things down. Remove software you're not using. It's easy! We'll show you how.
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Blogger for Android is a great app for those who use the Blogger service to blog and want to be able to make posts on the go.
Android apps on PlayBook, rooting your Android phone and Acer entering the tablet fray with the Iconia A500
Android apps on PlayBook explained; what they do, what they don't. An always up to date means to root just about any Android phone and Acer entering the tablet fray with the $450 Iconia A500
On this week's show, BlackBerry figures if you can't beat 'em, join 'em. More Nexus Prime shenanigans and freemium games by the numbers. Also, Kate Abraham brings us her review of Aquapets for Android.
This Week: Part two - Five more great iPhone productivity apps for iPhone rounding out the top 10