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Strong password requirements (like using upper and lower cases, at least one number and maybe a special character) cause a lot of frustration for computer users. There is however, a way to manage your passwords without sacrificing security for convenience and the best part is the solution is…

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When people think about the history of African-Americans in golf, they are usually familiar with just a few names. Charlie Sifford, Lee Elder, Calvin Peete, Althea Gibson, and of course, Tiger Woods. Not many have heard the name Bill Wright. That's too bad because his is a name that should b…

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Who doesn’t love an underdog story? Who doesn’t love it when the underdog’s story includes an unbelievable comeback from adversity? I would say that most of us do. This week I have a comeback story about an underdog.

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If there is one computer issue I can name that annoys both Windows users and Mac users alike it would have to be “automatic updates.”

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Many Florida golfers take the winter off. Between crowded tee sheets and higher prices, many of us choose to let our games hibernate. Throw in the current pandemic and you have good reason to just leave those sticks in the garage.

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Close to 80 million people took their loved ones out to eat on Valentine's Day in 2020, according to the National Restaurant Association.

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People are often surprised when they find out that I prefer laptops over desktop (or tower) computers. For the average computer user, laptops have everything a person needs to get up and running right out of the box. It’s usually not necessary to have to shop around for parts – the typical l…

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We see it all the time on the professional tours. Players switch up equipment either due to changing conditions, contracts or just to try something different or new when their game needs a boost. Many changes in a pro’s bag come from their club contracts which usually require them to play th…

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Anyone who knows me is well aware of how I feel about golf courses that wind their way through a development, with houses guarding the edges of the fairways. I realize that the course is usually an amenity designed to compliment the development, but I simply prefer my golf to not involve dri…

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Wireless printers seem to be all the rage these days and why not? The convenience of being able to place your printer anywhere in the room, even in another room altogether and still be able to print, makes them very appealing indeed. And with just about everyone equipped with a wireless rout…

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Miniature Golf, Mini Golf, or Putt Putt, has been around since the early 20th century. The earliest documentation of a true miniature course was in the June 8, 1912 edition of the Illustrated London News.

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Everywhere people are planning parties, ethnic or traditional, or just having a few friends over to the house.

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It’s no secret; people want their machines to run fast. That’s why people who know very little about computers will spend so much money making sure they have the most ram and the latest processor with all the bells and whistles. Even though they have only a vague idea of how any of these par…

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Let's talk about power. Not the kind of power that we usually think of when we think of computers and power. I don't mean processor power measured in gigahertz or anything like that. Let's talk about the power that your computer needs to run. Good, old-fashioned AC power - all computers need…

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Not all municipal courses are created equal. Some cities and counties have the ability to dedicate more funds to keeping their courses in pristine condition. Others do not have the funds available either from taxes or from having enough traffic to pay for such niceties.

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The Merriam-Webster dictionary has quite a few definitions for the word spirit. Many of them point to a nonphysical, supernatural essence that is the driving source behind living beings. Others reference it as an intention, attitude, or quality of doing something. I believe when we look at t…

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While nearly everyone looks forward to the end-of-the-year holidays, my favorite time of the year happens to occur in late January. That is, until this year. Thanks to the Covid-19 Pandemic, my favorite event of the year, the PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, is going virtual for 2021.

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Who else is relieved and ready to roll now that 2021 is finally here? Maybe we were just ready for 2020 to be over, but I cannot find too many people who were hoping the year would take just a little bit longer.

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The day has finally come. Goodbye 2020. Hello 2021. I just hope that this new year isn’t 2020 simply turning 21. I saw a calendar with January 1st shown as 13/01/2020. While I did chuckle, it gave me pause as well. Keep your fingers crossed.

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If you have surfed the web for any length of time then I’m sure at some point you’ve run into the infamous “red X” where a picture or other graphic was supposed to appear.

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Merry Christmas! Happy Hanukkah! Yes, I know it's late. Happy Kwanzaa! Whatever your religious belief or absence thereof, I want to wish you and yours the very best this Holiday Season. 

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Computer repair is a tricky business - you never know what kind of problems you are going to be asked to solve and there is always the pressure to get it done quickly. Every call is a different challenge and most of the time it can take a half hour or more just looking around trying to get a…

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Almost everyone knows that I refuse to talk about politics. It is a subject sure to get an argument going when none is really needed. I’ll keep my views and you yours, and we’ll get along just fine.