Category Archives: Software

How To: Keep iOS Screen From Auto Dimming

There is 1 “feature” (and I use the term loosely) in iOS that just drives me and most users we support insane. The feature involves iOS automatically adjusting the screen to the brightness around you.

How To: Turn On 2 Factor Auth Facebook

One thing you can do secure an online account is to activate Two-Factor authentication. Twitter, Facebook, Google, Dropbox, iCloud, and most online email services offer two-factor authentication. With two-factor authentication, when you try to log into your account, you will receive a message

Alert: The Death Of Skype 7 Again

So Skype was going to kill the loved version 7 until it wasn’t going to kill the loved version 7. However, now Skype is going to kill the loved version 7 again.  Makes sense right?

How To: Why Clear YouTube History

Do you live on YouTube? For videos, YouTube is still the gold standard. The problem is that YouTube tracks everything you do. So that can cause a couple of issues. You may not want to have others see what you have been looking at

How To: Fix Office Install Error 0-1018

While trying to do an office reinstall, on a windows pc, came across an issue. During the install process, the install would crash and give an Error Code: 0-1018 (0). No matter how many times we tried to do the reinstall, the same error

Classic Skype Is Not Dead Yet

This post goes out to all of those “Old School” folks that use Skype, and who were dreading the impending death of Skype 7.0 (AKA Classic Skype). Per Microsoft’s previous statements, as of September 1st, everyone was going to be required to move to the

How To Force Restart iPhones (6,7,8,X)

For some reason, when many people think Apple products, they think good quality and no problems. Well, SURPRISE, the quality may be good but the no problems idea is SO NOT REALITY. This is especially true with the latest version of iOS, version 11

How To Lock Windows PC Via Desktop File

Whenever I step away from my windows pc, I like to lock the screen. This way anyone who walked up to my pc, only gets to see the welcome screen. The easiest way I find to lock my pc is simply to have an icon

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Yahoo Messenger – It’s Over

Couple of day’s ago, Tech Geek and More posted about the Final 48 Hrs for Yahoo Messenger.  The post went over parts of the FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) about the pending demise of one of the original instant messenger clients on the web.