Tag Archive: 2010


UC Davis TechTalk Episode Twelve

Author:
Mike Adams
12/20/2010

In this episode, Mike gives you some last minute holiday suggestions. And free shipping on TechHub items??? Watch to find out.

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Chill Pill Speaker Review

Author:
John Jaworski
12/16/2010

Big Sound, Tiny Package

Big Sound, Tiny Package

Recently our store acquired some new product, and one of those items was CP audio’s CHILL PILL. At first, this came across as another little gimmick item that would not live up to its reported abilities, but I could not have been more wrong.

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Apple iPad Review

Author:
Karessa Ramos
12/14/2010

Karessa with the hottest gadget of the holiday season...

Karessa with the hottest gadget of the holiday season...

This holiday season, one of the hottest holiday items on everybody’s wish list is the Apple iPad. The iPad is light and portable, making it perfect for carrying around to class or work. It is pretty fast, so moving from app to app really is all at the touch of your fingers. What many people struggle with when deciding on purchasing an iPad is the size that they should get. Continue reading

EndNote X4 and Office Compatibility Issues

Author:
Mike Adams
11/22/2010

EndNote is a very popular program on the UC Davis campus and we know that many of you now have it in your possession. Along with the recent release of EndNote X4, both Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 and Microsoft Office 2010 for Windows have been released pretty recently as well. If you have both of these programs, you might find yourself with some compatibility issues. Read on after the break for more details.

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UC Davis TechTalk Episode Eleven

Author:
Mike Adams
10/30/2010

In this episode, Mike discusses the specials that the TechHub has in November 2010. Also, he talks about the Third Annual Causeway Classic Blood Drive being held the first week of November. On top of that, in Ask Andrew, Andrew discusses the differences between all the i Core series of processors.

TechTalk Q&A Time #2

Author:
Mike Adams
10/20/2010

You have questions, we have answers!

You have questions, we have answers!

Hey everyone! Welcome back to Davis. The Fall 2010 quarter is upon us and all the craziness that was rush has died down. Out of that madness, we received a couple of questions that I thought should be answered on the TechTalk blog. So check them out after the break.

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The Buzz 2010 TechHub “Name That Tune” Winner

Author:
Mike Adams
10/14/2010

Congratulations Eileen Asevedo! Winner of the TechHub’s “Name that Tune” contest at the Buzz 2010. And what did she win? An iPod nano and a pair of the awesome SkullCandy Hesh Headphones. A fitting prize for someone who knows their music.

Winner of the TechHub's "Name That Tune" at the Buzz 2010

Winner of the TechHub's "Name That Tune" at the Buzz 2010

“How-To”…Convert AppleWorks Documents to iWork

Author:
Mike Adams
09/03/2010

Need this to open in iWork?

Need this to open in iWork?

AppleWorks has not been available for consumer purchase for quite a few years. But we have had several people call us and ask how they can open their old AppleWorks files on newer machines. So, I figured I would take a look at how to do this.

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“How-To”…Auto Open a Program on Startup in Mac OS X

Author:

Mike Adams

08/18/2010

When you turn on your machine, what is the first thing you do? Do you open up iTunes, Safari (or whatever Internet browser you prefer)? Instead of waiting for your computer to finish loading and then open up your programs, why not have the program automatically open when you turn on your computer? With Mac OS X, it is pretty easy to do, just follow these simple steps:

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Author:
Mike Adams
08/13/2010

KB ClearSkin Keyboard Cover

KB ClearSkin Keyboard Cover

I used to think, “What on Earth is the point of a keyboard cover? All I have to do is not eat around my computer or spill anything on it, just be careful.” That was before I started working at the TechHub. With our service shop located in the TechHub, I have seen all kinds of accidents that have occurred to the keyboards of machines that have been brought in for service. I swear that I have even seen a couple of cats pulled out of the keyboards of some machines, and these machines looked pristine otherwise. Seeing these types of things has made me realize the merit of merit of having a keyboard cover. So how does the KB ClearSkin hold up?

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