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    Although I'm the guy others come to for answers, there are times when I have questions of my own. For instance, while discussing beloved movies with a friend I was reminded that I don't own copies of Alfred Hitchcock's greatest movies. Hoping to remedy that I dashed to Amazon and found Alfred Hitchcock: The Master piece Collection [Blu-ray], which includes the greatest hits of Hitchcock's later work. The collection looked great, but the price did not--$178.96 as I write this.

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    These days it’s difficult to go somewhere and not be able to connect to the internet so keeping all your documents online is much more achievable.

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  • How-Tos: How to use a Macbook's FaceTime webcam

    If you've got a MacBook then you might want to make use of its built-in camera. Here's how to use a Macbook's FaceTime webcam.

  • How-Tos: What to do when Netflix, Google, and other browser plug-ins won't update

    Google updated its Hangouts plug-in. Netflix wanted me to install a new version of Silverlight. But no matter how many times I installed those plug-ins, the installations didn't seem to take: Google Hangouts insisted I needed to download and install its update; Netflix continued to tell me I wasn't running the latest version of Silverlight.

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    Here's how to find an email you accidentally deleted from Hotmail or Outlook.com.

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