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By: Joey   /  Posted In: Blog, Tech Talk    /   no Comments

This is very important for any of you that visit YouTube, Facebook and any sites that you can view videos on. Basically the vast majority of Internet users in the world. Adobe has recently released an important Flash Player Update. The new Adobe Flash Player Update version is... Read more

By: Joey   /  Posted In: Security, Viruses, Malware, Spyware, Tutorials    /   no Comments

The 3rd Grade level passwords many people use drive me crazy. Some of these people that I know in person I consider to be bright. That’s part of what drives me crazy when it comes to people and their simplistic password creation. Their brightness level does not impact the... Read more

By: Joey   /  Posted In: Internet and Websites, Tutorials    /   no Comments

After the highly publicized lawsuit against The Pirate Bay I had various non-techy friends ask me about BitTorrent technology. They wanted to know exactly what it was and how it was used for file sharing. I recommend that you check out Technobabble episode 2 for an explanation as to... Read more

By: Joey   /  Posted In: Blog, Tech Talk    /   no Comments

– What is BitTorrent? BitTorrent defined. – Password Security. A lot of you create horrible passwords that are easy to figure out or “hack into”. I show you one method of creating a password that is simple to memorize but hard for others to figure out –... Read more

By: Joey   /  Posted In: All Other Software, Tutorials    /   Comments 3

Sometimes I want to install a wireless network card or printer driver on a computer. Some wireless network card and printer driver packages come with extra software you don’t need. A lot of times preventing the installation of this “bloatware” is impossible. When you... Read more

By: Joey   /  Posted In: Tutorials, Web Browsers and PlugIns    /   no Comments

The Adobe Acrobat Reader takes up a good amount of system resources. It can slow down or even freeze your computer as you are attempting to open up and view an Adobe Acrobat .pdf file. There are older laptops at my work that can’t handle viewing .pdf files using the Adobe Acrobat... Read more

By: Joey   /  Posted In: Tutorials, Web Browsers and PlugIns    /   no Comments

Hugely popular on the ClearTechInfo YouTube Channel are video tutorials that teach you how-to delete your Internet Browser history, cookies, cache, form data, passwords, etc. What you may not know is that when you delete your complete Internet history via your browser there is still a... Read more

By: Joey   /  Posted In: Blog, Tech Talk    /   no Comments

On Technobabble TV Episode 1 you will see the following… • Chat about Avatar 3D technology and the HD 3D future — “The Movie Studios’ Big 3D Scam” — “Bad 3D Will Be the Death of 3D” — “Early Review of a 3D Home TV coming... Read more

By: Joey   /  Posted In: Blog, Tech Talk    /   no Comments

Technobabble is a new video series I thought of back in December 2009. Back then I didn’t have a name for it and only had a vague idea of what I wanted to do in the series. Now I have a name (“Technobabble”) and a bit of a structure for the new video series.... Read more

By: Joey   /  Posted In: All Other Software, Tutorials    /   no Comments

When your hard drive is “fragmented” all of the Windows system files, programs and personal files you created are scattered all over the hard drive. Think of it as a college dorm room that has not been cleaned in years even though it has had different people living there... Read more

By: Joey   /  Posted In: Computer Operating Systems, Tutorials    /   no Comments

On occasion a person asks me for help with a problem on their computer. They can’t install Adobe Flash, other programs or are unable to make an important system setting change. I try to help them out with no luck. Then they send me a print screen image snapshot of the error... Read more

By: Joey   /  Posted In: All Other Software, Tutorials    /   Comment 1

After 8 months to a year of owning a new computer I tend to forget my system specs… and I custom build the freakin’ things. Years ago when I would build a computer and I was unaware of any software around to grab the system info for me I would need to open up the ...Read... Read more

By: Joey   /  Posted In: Tutorials, Web Browsers and PlugIns    /   no Comments

While the Adobe Shockwave Player is not used nearly as much as Flash is, it is still being used. Adobe Shockwave is primarily used on sites that feature games and a few animation sites. The Adobe Shockwave Player is 100% free to download and use. The first time I was introduced to the... Read more

By: Joey   /  Posted In: Tutorials, Web Browsers and PlugIns    /   no Comments

The Flash Player from Adobe is most popular multimedia web browser plug-in on the Internet. Without it you cannot view all video content on popular sites like YouTube and Facebook (though this is slowly changing with HTML 5). Even this site requires that you have the Adobe Flash... Read more

By: Joey   /  Posted In: Tutorials, Web Browsers and PlugIns    /   no Comments

It is important to have an Adobe Acrobat “.pdf” file viewer installed on your computer. Most computer companies offer product manuals on their websites. Almost all of these manuals are in Adobe PDF format. There are also a lot of companies that send memos to their employees in PDF... Read more

By: Joey   /  Posted In: Blog, Tech Talk    /   no Comments

When I first started to hear the rumors this month about Apple’s new tablet it caught my attention. Then I started to see mock pictures of it and possible “Apple Tablet” specifications. I got caught up in the Apple Tablet romance and really wanted one badly after... Read more

By: Joey   /  Posted In: Computer Operating Systems, Tutorials    /   no Comments

Sharing a computer with other people can be a huge pain in the butt sometimes. The other users can mess with all of your settings, delete your files, download and install programs you don’t want installed and cause other havoc. In these cases it is best to either have them buy... Read more

By: Joey   /  Posted In: Blog, Tech Talk    /   no Comments

Firefox is my favorite browser because of its massive free plug-in support, functionality and speed. I am stoked to hear that the new Firefox 3.6 has been given an increase in speed, functionality and stability. I am most excited about the increase in speed more than anything. Firefox... Read more

By: Joey   /  Posted In: Computer Operating Systems, Tutorials    /   no Comments

When we login to Windows the desktop is the first thing we see. For those of us who have had a computer for a while the desktop may be cluttered with icons. The icons could be Windows 7 system utilities, Microsoft Office documents, website links, program shortcuts or movies and music... Read more

By: Joey   /  Posted In: Computer Operating Systems, Tutorials    /   no Comments

Once you let me show you how to change the screen resolution in Windows 7 you will learn how simple it is to adjust. The higher the resolution the sharper the screen will be. When you increase the screen resolution your Windows 7 desktop, icons and anything else displayed on the... Read more