Madelyn asks, “How can I make a photo slideshow in Windows?”

12/18/2014
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Q: I want to make a photo slideshow with music for my friend’s upcoming 60th birthday party. Is there an easy way to make one in Windows? Like this:Like Loading...

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Osler asks, “Why is my ‘virtual memory’ too low?”

11/20/2014
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Q: I often get a message from my laptop saying that the virtual memory is too low and that the computer will adjust it. Why is this happening almost four to five times a week? Like this:Like Loading...

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#67 Cordless Phones Stump Us

11/18/2014
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In this episode of the Deemable Tech podcast, Ray, Tom and producer Sean answer more of your burning tech questions. The guys take on a mysterious beeping cordless phone, discuss giving permissions to the Facebook app, and help a listener with a broken webcam. Like this:Like Loading...

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Dangerous hole in Windows security! All users should patch immediately! This is not a drill!

11/11/2014
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Dangerous hole in Windows security! All users should patch immediately! This is not a drill!

If it seems that in the last year or so you’ve been bombarded by one scary online security threat after another, you’re not wrong. And here comes another one. Microsoft disclosed on Tuesday, Nov. 11 that there is a ‘vulnerability’ in the code that handles encryption and authentication in Windows…

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Shelly asks, “How do I move to a new email address?”

11/06/2014
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Q: I have an email conundrum. I have had Comcast internet for years but have decided to switch to another provider because I don’t get online that much or watch cable. The problem is that I don’t want to lose my Comcast email address. Is there a way to keep…

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Eva writes, “Help! I called tech support but got a scam artist instead!”

10/30/2014
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Scam Computer Keys Showing Swindles And Fraud

Q: Recently I called what I thought was an HP support number with a printer problem. In fact, the number connected me to a scammer! He ran a program to scan my computer and then claimed I had been hacked. I realized something was off when he asked me for…

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#66 Ixnay on the Apple Pay

10/29/2014
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Ray, Tom and producer Sean are back in this episode of the Deemable Tech podcast. The guys answer several of your questions about TVs, including how to present slideshows from your computer on your HDTV, using your TV as a hub for all of your devices, and recording shows off…

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Nancy asks, “Can Macs get viruses?”

10/18/2014
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Q: I’m fairly new to Apple computers, and one of the reasons I made the switch from PC was to avoid viruses, hackers and other bad stuff. Should I install an antivirus program on my Apple laptop? Like this:Like Loading...

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Miraya asks, “How do I use different keyboards on my iPhone?”

10/09/2014
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Q: I just got an iPhone 6. I heard about the new keyboards in i0S 8, but I can’t figure out how to use them. How do I get them installed and what do they do? Like this:Like Loading...

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Deemable Tech October 2014 Radio Special

10/05/2014
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In this hour-long radio special, Ray and Tom hear from listeners wondering what devices they should take with them while traveling the world, searching for ways to protect their electronics from lightning and more. The guys also share some useful apps for running small businesses, talk about setting up your…

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Deemable Tech Tips: Taking Control of Your Facebook Feed

10/05/2014
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Every once in a while we like to take a few minutes to cover something everyone should know. This time, we want to talk about the website everyone loves to hate… Facebook! Like this:Like Loading...

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Dale asks, “How can I change the email password on my Samsung Galaxy S4?”

10/05/2014
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Q: I recently changed my e-mail password, and now my Samsung Galaxy S4 phone will not show my e-mails. I assume the old password is somehow encoded in the phone. I cannot find a way within the “setting” folder to put the new password in to access the e-mails. How…

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Brady asks, “Should my electronics be afraid of lightning?”

10/05/2014
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Q: What’s the best way to protect my electronics from lightning? Should I always unplug them? How can I tell if lightning has ruined my stuff? Like this:Like Loading...

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Jimmy asks, “Why does everything on my HDTV look like a soap opera?”

10/05/2014
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Q: I’ve noticed something weird on my new Samsung HDTV. Whenever I watch broadcast TV, everything looks like it was shot on video – the best way I can describe it is as looking like a soap opera, but it is prime time television. What is causing this? Like this:Like…

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Pam asks, “What electronics do I need while traveling the world?”

10/05/2014
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Q: My husband and I are retiring in two years. We plan on selling our house and becoming international vagabonds. What kind of things do I need to do so we can use technology to our best advantage during our travels. We use Apple because it seems simple. Should I…

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