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August 2012
Mr. Modem
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Use Arrow Keys for Text Selection

Its objective is to provide information about the pros, cons and risks of online dating and how to minimize them; how to safely and securely create an online dating profile, and read reviews of online dating sites that cater to the “seasoned single.” This is not a dating site itself; its focus is assisting those who are interested in meeting others online, in a safe manner.

Mr. Modem
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Ink Cartridge Shelf Life

If the system you're contemplating purchasing ultimately needs several hundred dollars worth of new parts, why bother? If it's what we in the biz refer to as an old beater, and you invest in all kinds of new components, it's still going to be an old beater that you then have far too much money invested in.

April 2012
Mr. Modem
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Manage Your Kindle eBooks

Sometimes programs take up residence and like a bad house guest, won't take a hint when it's time to leave. (Are you paying attention, Uncle Rudy?) Whenever you want to uninstall a program, the first thing to do is to look within the program itself to determine if it has its own uninstaller.

July 2012
Mr. Modem
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Beware of Email Trickery

Test your memory and learning skills, executive planning, emotional response, social interaction, language/computation and spatial construction. I was enjoying the heck out of this site right up to the point that I forgot why I was there.

June 2012
Siuru

Transmissions -- More Gears Are Better

Besides achieving better fuel economy, engines don't have to work as hard so they will last longer and require less maintenance because there is less stress and wear. When engines run at lower rpms at high cruising speeds they are quieter.

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Windows 8: Ready or Not?

Compared to a computer screen, there is less eyestrain with an eBook reader because it will generally have a higher resolution and refresh rate resulting in the absence of screen flicker.

May 2012
Siuru

Driving Computers with Wheels

Lane departure, pedestrian, and drowsy driving warning systems as well as brake assistance and active cruise control save lives, but their displays and warnings can be a distraction especially to seniors.

Mr. Modem
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Change Gmail Default Font and a Host of Other Hot Tips

Wimp has a single purpose: To locate the best videos on the Web -- but not just any videos, nosiree. Its focus is G-rated, family-oriented videos so you don't have to worry about your grandkids viewing something that would make a sailor swoon.

Groth

Smart Seniors with Smart Devices

Now GPS tracking devices and special applications for phones and electronic tablets help the elderly retain their dignity and freedom.

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Uninstall iPad Apps

Think of Elderpost as a Craig's List for Senior Care. This is a site where seniors, care-givers, and families can post ads for, or search for, anything and everything having to do with seniors, care-giving and aging.

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