Save Me!

Save Me!

“SAVE YOUR FILES!” These words of wisdom were often shouted across the classroom whenever a student would approach Mr. Dibblee and shamefully admitted “I’ve lost my file”.  Mr. Dibblee is fondly remembered here at the shop and quoted often, since most of our staff...
Give A Little Bit

Give A Little Bit

UNIT DEFINITION ABBREVIATION bit The computer term “bit” comes from the phrase “Binary DigIT,” which is different than that thing you put around a horse’s mouth. A bit is a single digit number in base-2 (a zero or a one) and is the smallest unit of computer data. A...
Speed Demon

Speed Demon

If it takes longer than 60 seconds for your computer to turn on, or if you plan your chores around loading programs then it’s time to think about a tune-up. Unfortunately there can be hundreds of reasons why your computer is slow. Here are the most common culprits: 1....
School’s Out For Summer!

School’s Out For Summer!

Exams are over. Prom has come and gone. Now your baby is all grown up and graduating high school. So what does your free-loading son or daughter need to survive post-secondary education when it comes to computers? 1. Laptop Most students now are leaning towards...