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Building a Desktop Computer

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The last year has taught us a lot about how much we rely on technology every day. While most of us can get by with smartphones, there are certain tasks that require us to have something more powerful to fulfill the demands of our business, school, or hobbies. Have you ever considered just putting together your own computer? It’s often a less… read more >>

Screen Recording Options for Windows

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1. Open PowerPoint If you want to record a PowerPoint presentation, you may open that specific presentation. If you want to do a screen recording of something else on your screen, you may open a blank presentation. Click on the ‘Insert’ tab. Find and click ‘Screen Recording’ towards the top on the right-hand side. You… read more >>

Screen Time for Youth

There are all types of things to think about with your kids, and how much screen time they should have is one of them! A lot of research exists on the subject and new research is coming out all of the time, but it can be difficult to sift through.    When thinking about screen time for children, what… read more >>

Excel Tips

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One of the fastest ways to learn Excel is to learn some of the Excel TIPS and TRICKS. Learn how to move data in an Excel spread sheet. Excel Tip #1 – Move Data  We want to show you how to move data around in your cells the easiest way possible.  The quickest way to move… read more >>

Adventures with Apps

App Name: Duolingo Publisher: Duolingo Platforms: Android and iOS Cost: Free, with In-App Purchases Ages: All ages Review: Duolingo is an interactive language learning app that offers over 35 courses of different languages. The languages with the highest number of learners are Spanish and French but also offered are Italian, Portuguese, Arabic, etc. In the app, you will complete lessons of different themes such as family, food, at… read more >>

FaceTime Instructional Video

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If you’re longing to see your loved ones, but can’t visit in person, one alternative you can use is FaceTime. FaceTime is a way to make conventional phone calls or video phone calls from your Apple device, like an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac computer. Because it is native to Apple devices, you don’t… read more >>