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What is ChatGPT and how does it work?

ChatGPT is a state-of-the-art language model developed by OpenAI that uses deep learning techniques to generate human-like text. It is based on the GPT (Generative Pre-trained Transformer) architecture, which uses a transformer neural network to process and generate text. The model is pre-trained on a massive dataset of text, allowing it to understand the patterns […]

Windows 11 has arrived

Released in July of 2015, Windows 10 has had a good run.  Now with the release of Windows 11, Microsoft has announced the end of support for Windows 10 will come in 2025. There are many compelling reasons to upgrade to Windows 11.  Here are just a few: • New windows layout options including virtual […]

Obduction: Spiritual successor to Myst

Myst was one of the very first games that shipped on CD-ROM.  It is a first person adventure game set in an eerie world filled with puzzles and detail.  Released in 1993 by developer Cyan, it was the best selling PC game ever until The Sims exceeded its sales in 2002.  There were a host […]

Spear phishing: It’s not a sport, it’s a scam

We all get email throughout the day, and it can be easy to click on a link or attachment without thinking. But that simple action can have serious repercussions. Spear phishing is a sophisticated type of email phishing using customized messages that target you personally.  The criminals behind it try to get your guard down by […]

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How to speed up your PC for gaming as affordably as possible: A guide

If you want to use your PC for gaming, you need to get the best performance you can out of it. Initially, this will mean taking some simple, and free, steps to speed up your current system. From there you can decide whether there is a necessity to upgrade any individual components, which can get […]

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Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Windows 10’s next big update, dubbed the “Anniversary Update”, is due out this summer.  Microsoft’s website indicates “July 2016” so one could surmise that it will come out on July 29th, the one year anniversary of the release of Windows 10.  There are many new and interesting changes and updates included.  Here are a few of […]

Change File Explorer to Open to “This PC” in Windows 10

After upgrading to Windows 10, you may have noticed that whenever you open File Explorer, it always opens to Quick Access. While the new Quick Access feature is handy, we’re finding many people would prefer to have Explorer open to This PC instead.  Basically the same way “Computer” worked in Windows 7.  Being able to access the different […]

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10 Tips for Parents in the Digital Age

In a world where children are “growing up digital,” it’s important to help them learn healthy concepts of digital use and citizenship. Parents play an important role in teaching these skills. Here are a few tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) to help parents manage the digital landscape they’re exploring with their children. […]

How to View Your WiFi Password in Windows

Are you still using the WiFi password that is written on the back of the router your ISP gave you? If so, it’s probably some really long combination of letters, numbers and symbols that you can never remember. Most people try to write the password down somewhere or simply check on the router every time […]

Windows 10 tip: Access symbols, emojis and more

Entering special characters, including foreign currency symbols, fractions, and emoji, is a cumbersome task on most physical keyboards. Use this hidden Windows 10 option to open an on-screen keyboard that puts all those options at your fingertips: Entering special characters in Windows can be inconvenient if those characters aren’t supported directly by your desktop or […]