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How to add Emoticons to your Facebook posts
Tech Tips, Internet

How to add Emoticons to your Facebook posts

As a big fan (an avid user!) of the Social Network platform, I’m still a bit back in the 90’s. I loved MSN Messenger and Yahoo Messenger, but I loathe its lack of social interplay and ease of use that Social Networks allow, giving me another reason to hate FB aside from the fact Jamaicans are apparently hooked on it as noted earlier in Jamaica’s Low Net Penetration – Broadband Internet A Universal Right. The fact that FB could also be fostering Social Network Prostitution did not sit well with me either, prompting another article in which I postulated the obvious in Social Network Prostitution: FOMO drives Millennials to “Inboxing”. Still, at least we have Social Farming as noted in Farmville Jamaica Live heralds the rise of Social Farming. Along with other development in the Farming Wo...
How to make your own Cleaning Fluid and Cleaning Tips for your Smartphone or Tablet
Gadgets, Tech Tips

How to make your own Cleaning Fluid and Cleaning Tips for your Smartphone or Tablet

If you are like many Millennials (ages 18 to 28) have decided to make the plunge into the world of touch Screen devices for your gadget upgrade, you might have a little “switching to a Capacitive touch Screen device” anxiety. After all, importing your stuff from Blackberry to an Apple iPhone or Google Android powered smartphones is painful enough, especially if you’ve never though it important to make a backup of your Blackberry in the first place.  Backing up your Blackberry and transferring your stuff across to your spanking new Smartphone is a topic of interest I’ll deal with in another blog article. Hint: Go Apple iPhone 5 with iOS 6.0; it friendlier to Blackberry migration! Then there is getting use to touch and glide instead of pressing on buttons on a touch Screen device, f...
How to recover a files made invisible by malware using Fedora and Command
Tech Tips

How to recover a files made invisible by malware using Fedora and Command

After a few close encounters with viruses that make files on your thumb drive invisible, I’ve become a veritable expert in recovering such Thumb drives. So after doing my latest “Defence against the Dark Arts” article for the Apple-philic peeps in How to protect your Mac for Viruses, as apparently Macs can get viruses too an article to help out the PC folks seemed to be in order. Viruses or a worm that make your files on your Thumb Drive disappear is a common trick used to create mayhem for hapless PC users. It’s especially bothersome as not only does the malware leave behind shortcut links on your Thumb Drive that really only re-infect any machine it’s connected to once clicked, but you can’t get access to your real files. Rest assured, the virus did not eat your homework. The files a...