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Kindle Fire Tips & Tricks

1. Secure your Fire. Before you do anything, consider securing your device with a password. This way, if it’s ever lost or stolen, your personal data will be safe. To set a password go to Settings > More > Security, and turn “Lock screen password” on. 2. Organize the home screen. Because the home screen carousel is so messy and doesn’t have customization options (we’re hoping for some in the next update), …Read More

Changing the Web: CSS3 & HTML5

CSS3 First of all, what is CSS3? CSS (cascading style sheets) changes the look and appearance of your site including colors and format. Without CSS, any site would look very unattractive. Recently, CSS3, the third generation of CSS standards was released to the public. It includes many updates for a better user experience. Improvements such as speech, text effects, column layouts, and easier background image implementation allow designers to create …Read More

Mac OSX Lion is Finally Released

Within the last few weeks, the anticipation of Apple releasing the newest of their popular desktop operating systems is finally upon us. With over 250 new features and a price tag of just $30, you really can’t go wrong. Price & Availability For starters, the new Lion operating system is only available for download from the Mac App Store for a price of $30, which was first introduced in a …Read More

Rent Textbooks Electronically from Amazon

With college textbooks increasing in price year after year, Amazon recently decided to start renting textbooks electronically to college students through the Amazon Kindle, saving them over 80%. Also, eBooks are becoming more popular among consumers, as Amazon announced that eBooks surpassed hardcovers in overall sales last May. Students will have the choice of renting their textbooks for as little as a month or as much as a year. Amazon …Read More