Slow Computer TIPS

Written on April 4, 2014 – 6:17 am | by jcannonsr |

This is such a common occurrence I decided to write a article about it. I have worked on thousands of computers and these are the typical items I find for most “SLOW” computers. The first culprit is usually dirt inside the computer. If the processor fans, case fans and power supply fans are dirty then […]

Basic Windows Setup

Written on December 22, 2012 – 10:30 am | by jcannonsr |

Lot’s of people ask me about what I recommend for a basic Windows setup. Here is my short list to get you started: Adobe Air libreoffice Adobe Flash Notepad++ Adobe Reader Pidgin Audacity & lame Quicktime AVG Free Shockwave Chrome Skype CutePDF SuperAntiSpyware Free Dropbox Teamviewer Firefox vlc Gimp wubi ImgBurn ZipGenius Irfanview java  

Music for your Projects

Written on October 17, 2011 – 2:35 pm | by jcannonsr | License Music for: Websites, Film, Radio, TV, Documentaries, SlideShows, Presentations, Games, DVDs, Mobile Devices, Public Space diffusions, Video Art, Art Installations, WebEpisodes. Non commercial projects use our music free of charge. Musicians earn 50% of all earnings. * Find pre-cleared songs with a powerful search engine. * License the music you like instantly online. […]

Dump OpenOffice Get LibreOffice – ubuntu

Written on July 15, 2011 – 12:27 pm | by jcannonsr |

From: Time to move on, here is how: Installation and Upgrade: Remove all instances of sudo apt-get autoremove* The PPA provides packages for Ubuntu 10.04, 10.10 and 11.04 users. To add the PPA and install LibreOffice add ‘ppa:libreoffice/ppa’ to your software sources or run the command below in a new Terminal session: […]

Zite turns your iPad into a magazine

Written on June 21, 2011 – 5:12 pm | by jcannonsr | – like flipboard zite turns your iPad into a magazine. Load your google reader, twitter, or Facebook feeds and get personal reading material or just choose from categories.


Portable Dropbox

Written on June 14, 2011 – 7:29 am | by jcannonsr | Take your dropbox with you, no need to install on the local machine. Can be installed on a usb stick (though slower) for portability.

Converting to ubuntu Linux

Written on June 8, 2011 – 8:05 pm | by jcannonsr |

Here are the steps to start using ubuntu linux as your main os: -Recommended ubuntu version 10.04 LTS or 8.04 LTS for older machines -You can also install ubuntu inside of Windows (small performance hit) using wubi. Just login to Windows, insert the ubuntu disk and run wubi. Set the folder size to 30gb if […]

Remote support without installation

Written on May 31, 2011 – 7:48 pm | by jcannonsr | With TeamViewer you can remotely control any PC anywhere on the Internet. No installation is required, just run the application on both sides and connect – even through tight firewalls.

The Best Podcasts

Written on December 27, 2010 – 8:19 am | by jcannonsr | Only the best podcasts on the web listed.

Avoid Spam with 10 Minute Email

Written on October 7, 2010 – 8:41 am | by jcannonsr | Maybe you want to sign up for a site which requires that you provide an e-mail address to send a validation e-mail to. And maybe you don’t want to give up your real e-mail address and end up on a bunch of spam lists. This is nice and disposable. And it’s free. Enjoy!