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  General Tip Tip -  How to choose the best Surge Protector for your computer and other devices   

Most everyone has lost at least one appliance or electronic device due to a power surge or lightning strike at some point, but a quality surge protector can help protect your valuable equipment from damage during the next one (and believe me, there WILL be a next one).

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Published on May 7, 2017 by Bob Uhlman
  OS X Tip -  How to Show a Wi-Fi Password When Typing It on Mac   

While plenty of wi-fi networks use obvious passwords that aren't complex, if you've ever joined a wi-fi network with a wildly complex wireless router password you know it's easy to fumble and erroneously enter a character or two. Of course while you're typing the password it appears as little bullet points that are indecipherable, this is a security feature designed to obfuscate a password from preying eyes.

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Published on May 7, 2017 by Bob Uhlman
  Win 10 Tip -  Hidden Secret File Explorer App in Windows 10   

This secret app is called "File Explorer" which has been developed to provide a substitute modern app for default Windows Explorer (This PC) program. Currently File Explorer app is under development and testing phase and the functionality is very limited and basic. Its a touch oriented app which seems like a direct port of File Explorer app present in Windows 10 Mobile.

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Published on May 1, 2017 by Bob Uhlman
  Linux (all) Tip -  Linux replacements for popular Windows programs   

Be aware that while these Linux replacements will do most everything that their Windows counterparts do, there will usually be a learning curve involved when you make the switch, and in some cases that learning curve can be fairly steep.

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Published on May 1, 2017 by Bob Uhlman
  OS X Tip -  How to Check XProtect Version in Mac OS   

GateKeeper, MRT (Malware Removal Tool), and XProtect are all built-in features of Mac OS designed to prevent malware threats and other nefarious software from being installed or used on a Mac. These security features exist in the background and are updated with regular system software updates to Mac OS, but Apple will also push quiet updates to xprotect or MRT to add new definitions and block newfound threats.

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Published on May 1, 2017 by Bob Uhlman
  Linux (all) Tip -  How To Backup Your Entire Linux System Using Rsync   

While there there so many tools to backup your systems, I find this method is much easier and convenient, at least to me. Also, this method is better than disk cloning with dd command. Because It doesn't matter if your hard drive is different size, or use different filesystem. This method will work in all cases.

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Published on May 1, 2017 by Bob Uhlman
  iOS Tip -  20+ iPhone tips you will use frequently   

Today I thought you might enjoy this collection of 20 lesser-known iPhone tips, which I do hope are of use to you.

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Published on April 30, 2017 by Bob Uhlman  --  Revised on April 30, 2017
  Linux Mint Tip -  Tips and Tricks for Linux Mint after Installation   

Even though it's an Ubuntu-based system, Linux Mint features only one panel at the bottom which looks closer to the taskbar in the traditional Windows system, and a well-organized start menu complete with a useful Search box. Upon installation, you can opt for some proprietary software such as necessary media codecs by default so that you play mp3, mp4 or most other media files with a player right away out of the box.

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Published on April 30, 2017 by Bob Uhlman
  General Tip Tip -  How to prevent others from recovering your files from a formatted drive   

If you format your drives using the "Quick Format" option, the files on the drive won't actually be over-written as the drive is formatted. Instead, only the "pointers" to the files are wiped out, leaving the files themselves intact and easily recoverable.

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Published on April 30, 2017 by Bob Uhlman
  OS X Tip -  How to Sort Files by Date on Mac   

Many Mac users sort their files by name and type, but one of the most useful ways to sort files is by date. The Mac Finder allows for various different date based sorting options for files, documents, applications, and folders, and they're all typically best utilized in the Finder List view.

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Published on April 30, 2017 by Bob Uhlman
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