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    iks for dummies

    trying to get back up to speed here.. (haven't watched tv shows except through laptop and monitor since everything went down a couple years ago. i did try out netflix for canada but it's not really up-to-date and doesn't work with linux, kids can access it through their xbox, for me it means...
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    How to increase the amount of icons on the taskbar?

    If you have a small monitor the icons build up fairly quickly in the taskbar, here's some solutions that I found works really well: 1) Change the taskbar icons to be small to allow more to fit. 1. Right click on any empty space on the taskbar and click on Properties. 2. To Use Small Icons on...
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    [Tip:] Windows 7 How do I change monitor inactive time

    I decided to post a bunch of Windows 7 tips just in case anybody else is having the same issue the answer will be here for them. How to change monitor inactive time: In your "control panel" click on "power options", then in the left-hand side panel click "choose when to turn off the display"...
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    [Solved] 3DMark06 error: IDirect3DDevice9::Present failed: Device lost (D3DERR_DEVICELOST)

    I just bought a brand-new video card for my computer, came in the mail yesterday. I got a MSI GeForce GTX 670 card at a decent price. Problem is I want to compare it with my old video card (GeForce 9800 GT), so wanted to run 3DMark 2006 to have a direct comparison of my performance gain. I know...
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    How will the U.S. military cope without its facilities in Afghanistan?

    In his May 1 speech from Bagram Air Base, where he announced a new long-term strategic partnership agreement with Afghanistan, President Barack Obama vowed that the United States "will not build permanent bases in this country." This declaration would seem to imply that the Obama...
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    [Tip:] Sony Vegas Keyboard Shortcuts Chart

    Project file shortcuts Magnification and view shortcuts Command Keyboard Shortcut Create new project Ctrl+N Create new project and bypass Project Properties dialog Ctrl+Shift+N Open existing project or media file Ctrl+O Save project Ctrl+S Open project’s properties...
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    Ex-mine super pleads guilty in 2010 blast

    Attachment 24595 Gary May, a former superintendent of the West Virginia mine where a 2010 explosion killed 29 miners, pleaded guilty Thursday to federal fraud charges. May, 43, of Bloomingrose, W. Va., pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Irene C. Berger to conspiracy to impede the Mine...
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    NYPD monitoring of Muslim students sparks outrage (AP)

    AP - The mayor faced off with the president of Yale University on Tuesday over an effort by the city's police department to monitor Muslim student groups for any signs that their members harbored terrorist sympathies. More...
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    Secret GPS tracker terrifies Ontario man

    An Ontario man said he's angry and frightened after discovering someone hid a GPS tracking device under his vehicle, apparently to secretly monitor his movements. More...
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    FBI wants help developing a tool to monitor social media

    ]FBI wants help developing a tool to monitor social media By Christopher White People like to share everything on social media, and that apparently includes the crimes they commit. The Guardian reports that because of our love of sharing, the FBI is working on building a tool that will allow...
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    [Question?] HDMI To VGA, NEED HELP!

    Okay, so my hd tv is no longer in a functioning order but i have a HP L1706 monitor that is VGA only. link to specs-> and i am wanting to be able to connect my ps3 through hdmi into a converter box of amazon and display it...
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    SOPA, PIPA: What you need to know

    Having trouble using Wikipedia today? That's because the popular crowd-sourced online encyclopedia is participating in an "Internet blackout" in protest of two controversial anti-piracy bills: The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and its Senate companion, the Protect IP Act (PIPA). The bills...
  13. the doctor

    Arab League says Syria withdrew tanks from cities (AP)

    AP - Syria's government has withdrawn heavy weapons from inside cities and freed about 3,500 prisoners but security forces continue to kill protesters even with foreign monitors in the country, the Arab League chief said Monday. More...
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    Mass protests in Syrian city as monitors arrive (AP)

    AP - Tens of thousands of defiant Syrian protesters thronged the streets of Homs Tuesday, calling for the execution of President Bashar Assad shortly after his army pulled its tanks back and allowed Arab League monitors in for the first time to the city at the heart of the anti-government...
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    Anti-whaling activists use drones to monitor Japanese fleet

    The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society says it is using drones to intercept the Japanese whaling ship Nisshin Maru about 800 kilometres off Western Australia's southwest coast. More...
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    Most bosses monitor or block social-network use at work

    The company surveyed 1,529 employees and 906 managers in companies across the world about social media in the office. The survey found that 60 per cent of employers worried that giving their employees free access to Web 2.0 would bring in viruses and worms, 49 per cent feared the loss of...
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    Top 5 Reasons You Should Go for the Large Monitor!

    Top 5 Reasons You Should Go for the Large Monitor! Buying a computer is not only about the processor or the hard drive size. It is also about the monitor that is the way you interact with all those components. If you improve the interface you immediately improve your experience with any machine...
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    India wants special monitoring access for Twitter, Facebook

    India's communications ministry has been asked by the home ministry to monitor social networking websites such as Twitter and Facebook amid fears that the services are being used by terrorists to plan attacks. What are your thoughts? Click here to view the original post.
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    Mississippi primaries thin field for governor's race

    Mississippi voters cast ballots on Tuesday in party primary elections to choose candidates for the governorship in one of four states due to hold gubernatorial contests in the fall. Lieutenant Governor Phil Bryant was declared the winner in the Republican primary out of a field of five...
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    Microsoft patents spy tech for Skype

    A newly patented Microsoft technology called Legal Intercept that would allow the company to secretly intercept, monitor and record Skype calls is stoking privacy concerns. Check this article out. What do you guys think?