Category Archives: Tech Tips

Managing technology for your home

Lesley Winfield writes: In today’s changing and interconnected world, we hear a lot about security. Are we safe on the Internet? Can the wrong people get to our precious and valuable digital information? But there are also some great ways … Continue reading

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Assess your business website with BDC online tool​

The main speaker at a recent Olds and District Chamber of Commerce luncheon was Jeffrey Hubert, Business Centre Manager, Business Development Bank of Canada. Along with some of the other services BDC offers to business, Jeffrey talked about the support … Continue reading

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Are games slowing your computer down?

As a computer technician, I get the opportunity to repair many different computers of all different brands, styles and sizes. Quite often a customer has a best guess on why their computer is slow, crashing or simply not working. And … Continue reading

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Another Tech Tips published

Don of Gadgets Computers has posted his third Tech Talk here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nlcuFu6q8oQ Topics include Microsoft Windows 8 Beta & new Ultrabooks. Have a look

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Technolgy connections in the Community

Do you know of any other technology connections available in Olds that would be of interest to Olds residents & businesses? If you’d like us to link to on-line availability, send us a note to info@oldscc.com so we can let … Continue reading

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Tech Talk by Gadgets Computers

A local computer store is uploading interesting Tech Talk video segments containing industry news, advice & trend spotting. Well worth a look for folks using technology. See last week’s episode 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hq-oMwOjpZw&feature=related Or this week’s episode 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2K4xJWdwaSo

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Tech Tips: How to improve iPhone App performance

Alana from Advanced Telecom in Olds Alberta shows us a great tip to improve your iPhone performance.

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Tech Tips: 3D TV buying tips

  Leon Durand from RIP’s Audio Video in Olds Alberta tells us about 3D TVs. Is a 3D TV worth it? Leon Durand tells us about the improvements in 3D glasses technology and what to expect from a 3D TV … Continue reading

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Tech Tips: Update your web browser for best experience

Get the best performance from modern websites by updating your web browser. A Tech Tip from Casandra Vallee at the Olds Connected Community Mini Technology Tradeshow held on May 5, 2011 at the Olds Municipal Library. Casandra is a web … Continue reading

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Magazine Cover Surprise

Found a neat website that can use your own photos to ‘produce’ a customized magazine cover: http://www.mycoverpics.com/ It’s reasonably priced – $13 to prepare a jpeg for local printing, or other options for printing and framing. I submitted a couple … Continue reading

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