Blogs

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President's Blog

Internet Services Directions Blog

Ramblings Blog

APCUG Blog

 

 

President's Blog

  • For those of you who are trying out this website, you already know that CPCUG is upgrading our web presence.  Our plans call for the new website to be the center for communications for all things related to CPCUG.  Between the blogs, the SIG...

  • You can now download a summary of the presentation on CPCUG's new website, as presented to the CPCUG Board yesterday.

    Go to Archives on the main Menu, then locate the file in the section for CPCUG Board of Directors. Click on the hyperlink...

  • Tonight will mark the final unveiling of our new website to the CPCUG Board of Directors.  I can't wait to have them see the work that our consulting company has done at Mark's direction.  Tonight's meeting will be just the beginning as, from...

  • You will soon be able to dowload a summary of the May 22, 2013, presentation to the CPCUG Board of Directors.

    Look under Archives in the main menu, and then check CPCUG Archives for the appropriate entry.

  • Lorum Ipsum etc

  • You are reading this because CPCUG has shared with you the temporary url for our new Website. While we are in Beta-testing, please do not share that URL beyond those you know have been invited. (You can see some of their names on postings and...

  • Calling all SIG Leaders and CPCUG Officers!

    As with most things CPCUG, in order for this new website to maintain relevancy we are going to have to WORK at keeping the content fresh.  We have done some things to add fresh data to our site...

  • Every new website or new email configuration is a work in progress. Thus it must be for CPCUG.

    The CPCUG Board has made a serious committment to more content more often on our (new) website. To that end, we've used a content friendly...

  • The new CPCUG website looks ready for Beta Testing. Invitations will issue soon.

    As you can see, this is not the final URL, which will be www.cpcug.org after we retire the old website.

    There is a...

  • Finally!  What a great relief seeing this website finally take wings - even if it is only in early testing.  Mark Leymaster, our Internet Services Director, has been working with a consulting firm for many weeks to bring the website to this point...

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Assn. of PC User Groups Blog

  • Whether you have a tablet, smart phone, or any kind of computer, YouTube is one application that can, all by itself, really justify the purchase of your device. YouTube can be found on the internet at youtube.com (that’s easy to remember, right...

  • You’ve never used Twitter. You say you’re too old for Twitter…it’s only for kids, and you could care less about reading what Lady Gaga had for lunch today. So obviously, Twitter is not for you. Wrong! If these are your thoughts about Twitter, I...

  • Don't be fooled by a cheap price on a product. It may be last year's model. While sometimes this is okay, for others it is a real rip-off. Here are some examples that you may want to read. Remember being a savvy consumer is essential in today's...

  • Brian Riley, Vice President of the NNCUG, gave a Membership Meeting presentation on computer backups and cloning of hard drives. Most of his presentation centered on what you can do to get your computer working quickly after a virus infestation...

  • Microsoft gave us a gift when they included Media Center in Windows. Windows Media Center (WMC) is a media player (organize and show pictures, slideshows and videos) and a digital video recorder (view and record live TV). Pictures and videos are...

  • On April 8, 2014 Microsoft stopped supporting Windows XP and Office 2003. After that date there will be no new security updates, non-security hot-fixes, free or paid assisted support options, or on-line technical content updates. However, all...

  • Chromecast is a new device from Google, aimed at getting your on-line entertainment on to your living room TV (or any TV with an HDMI input). For video streaming, Chromecast may be similar to AppleTV and Roku devices, though I haven’t used either...

  • I’m going to go out on a limb, here and say that we are all aware that our computers software has to be backed up.  Your data, the Operating System and the Applications that you have installed, all should be backed up with some regularity.  Data...

  • Way back in November 2009, in the heydays of XP, shortly after the release of Windows 7, I started reviewing useful utilities. Along the way I reviewed some very useful utilities such as Stickies, MP3Tag, CKRename, and UltraFileSearch. Just as a...

  • Have you ever thought that there might be a reason Android users brag about their customizability? Sure, as an iPhone user, you can add and configure apps, change your wallpaper, and otherwise make yourself feel at home. But at the end of the day...

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