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YouTube Slow on iPhone through Wi-Fi – RESOLVED

After a few hours of testing (& hair pulling), I was finally able to use an iPhone to view YouTube videos on a Wi-Fi connection without the dreaded buffering problem. For those who are also suffering from slow YouTube connections on your iPhones over Wi-Fi, here is a fix.

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iPhone Unable to Move Message – Cannot Delete Emails – RESOLVED

There seems to be a glitch on the iPhone 3G when it comes to deleting emails. Through one of my IMAP accounts, when I try to delete an email, I consistently get the error “Unable to Move Message”. When the email account was setup on the iPhone, it was already selected to move deleted emails […]

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YouTube App Does Not Work on iPhone – RESOVLED

As of yesterday, no YouTube videos could be played on my iPhone through the built-in YouTube App. As we recently modified settings on the router in our office, we thought it was something on our end. Sure enough, no router adjustment could resolve the issue. We continuously get the “This video could not be played” […]

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VirtualBox Hogs CPU – Don’t Update Yet

For those of you using VirtualBox to run other operating systems on your computer, do not update to versions 2.1.4 or 2.1.2 yet. Don’t get me wrong, VirtualBox is a powerful and easy-to-use virtualization program; one that I could not live without. However, in my own experience of running XP Pro as the guest OS […]

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When Google Apps is Not Really Google Apps

Google has been rolling out feature-rich and very useful apps for the past few years. They have even worked out a way for users to easily consolidate multiple accounts. This fix appeared shortly after my first post when I was utterly confused by Google’s first attempt to consolidate accounts. So it is with high hopes […]

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Use a Battery to Speed Up Your Computer

Over the many years of using a computer, I have tried many tweaks to try and make a PC run faster. Although there is lots of published information about tweaking Vista, I have not found one that utilizes a battery to speed up your computer. The discovery of this not-so-obvious solution truly made a difference […]

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The Cloud is Broken – Google Has the Hiccups

Has anyone else experienced problems logging into Google services lately? Periodically, we have not been able to to access gmail, Google Sites, Google Apps for Business, AdSense, Google Calendar or even Google.com. All of which are great tools but lately when we try to access them, things just time out and other times, it is […]

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CtU Delivery Technology Makes Data Center Extraordinaire

Have you ever wondered what makes the ultimate data center? From a business perspective, the main objective for choosing the right data center is to minimize downtime of its servers. The decision to choose a data center is a critical step and deserves much more consideration than just finding the lowest cost option. As technology […]

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Google is the New Bookmark

If you are like millions of internet users out there, then you will agree that your web browser’s bookmark is probably less useful than it had been in the past. In reality, we bookmark more than we can ever use and more often than not, we never go back to old bookmarked pages. So what […]

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Computer Retailers Cheat Customers During Economic Crisis

In the past month, I personally experienced two instances where used merchandise was sold as new without disclosure. The first time, it was with a brand new Dell Vostro desktop where the hard drive turned out to have been already used for 15,000+ hours! The second time, A-Power.com sold us a used hard drive telling […]

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[RESOLVED] SpeedFan Does Not Show Hard Drive Temperature or SMART Info Under Windows Vista

Have you ever wondered what your computer’s CPU or hard drive temperature readings are? What about how many hours your hard drives have been powered-on? Most users, indeed, will be able to retrieve these computer component temperatures. Given most computer systems have sensors to monitor these readings, it’s just a matter of using the right […]

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XP Crashes Vista over Network – RESOLVED

Over the last few weeks, our office LAN became extremely unstable under certain circumstances. In particular, a Vista Business machine would hang randomly and cause the network to slow to a crawl. The first wave of fixes involved downloading the latest hardware drivers and Windows updates for all machines on the network. After further testing, […]

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The End of Behavioral Targeting as we know it? – Tacoda Sued by ValueClick

The purchase of a company for its intellectual property and assets is common practice in the business world. But sometimes, companies often make a purchase that does not seem to make any sense… at least not in the short term. This was the case for ValueClick purchasing Be Free in 2002 for over $100 million […]

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cPanel Server – Hacked or Intact?

For those who run their own servers, the cPanel control panel has been a truly remarkable piece of software that allow non-technical users to perform even the very technical of tasks. But like many types of software, even this tried and true work horse shows a glitch here and there. This latest one threw our […]

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