Tag Archive: 2011


“How-To”…Check Your Apple Warranty Status

Author:
Mike Adams
12/08/2011

How do I find my warranty coverage?

How do I find my warranty coverage?

At the TechHub, we have people come into the store on an almost daily basis asking if we can find out the length of time they still have on their Apple warranty coverage. Well, we can find out that information for you pretty easily, and after this how-to, so can you. Find out after the break.

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Door Busting Savings!?

Author:
John Jaworski
11/22/2011

Black Friday Crowd

That guy way in the back? He was just looking for some diapers for his kid late at night. He picked the wrong night to run out...

I have been watching, listening, and reading all of the great after Thanksgiving sales that will be going on in the consumer electronics market. I have seen numerous amazingly priced items, too good to pass up, and yet I look at them with a cynical, cautious eye.

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UC Davis TechTalk Episode Sixteen

Author:
Mike Adams
11/21/2011

In this episode of UC Davis TechTalk, Mike Adams takes a look at the events that the UC Davis Stores – TechHub took part in during the Fall 2011 quarter. Also, we take a look at the winners of our “Moving on Up and In at UC Davis” 2011 Facebook photo contest.

“How-To”…Import a Photo Booth movie to iMovie

Author:
Mike Adams
11/15/2011

You have questions, we have answers!

You have questions, we have answers!

Want to splice in some footage you took from Photo Booth into your movie project in iMovie? It couldn’t be simpler. Find out how after the break.

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A Technological Mess

Author:
John Jaworski
11/09/2011

Tech Used daily by one employee

These items are carried by one TechHub employee on a daily basis. What is not shown though? The camera used to take this photo...

I have been in the technology business for over 20 years now and as my hair has grayed, and I have become less tolerant to change, I realize I am not a great supporter of this “tech” age. With devices such as Kindles, iPhones, iPads, and Android based smartphones; I have yet to find something that makes me say my life will be simplified with these devices.

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Author:
Mike Adams
11/8/2011

Why is my iOS in my OS X?

Why is my iOS in my OS X?

One of the biggest changes in the Mac operating system, in regards to the update to Lion, is the new feature Launchpad. With OS X 10.7 Lion, Apple fuses both their robust and incredibly reliable OS X with their insanely popular and easy to use iOS. With Launchpad, you get the instant launch functionality of iOS in the OS X environment, and you are able to navigate it just like you would on your iPhone. It is also customizable, just like on your iPhone, but now you don’t have to do it in your iTunes account (pre-iOS 5). We will show you some tips right after the break.

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Author:
Mike Adams
10/04/2011

Avoiding having to do this more often.

Avoiding having to do this more often.

The “Let’s Talk iPhone” event has now come and gone. With it, we have the new iOS on the horizon, and new iPods and the iPhone 4S are now ready for public consumption (well, on October 12th and 14th respectively). So I figured it was a great time to take a look at how to extend the battery life of your iPod or your iPhone…and who better than Apple to tell us how to do so?

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UC Davis TechTalk Episode Fifteen

Author:
Mike Adams
08/26/2011

Why would you purchase your Mac or PC at the UC Davis Bookstore TechHub? Mike Adams explains how your shopping impacts the University.

Moving on up and in at UC Davis Photo Contest (Round 1)

Author:
Mike Adams
08/09/2011

Moving on up and in at UC Davis Photo Contest

Moving on up and in at UC Davis Photo Contest

Dorm move-in weekend (9/17/11-9/18/11) at Davis is an exciting, nerve-wracking, life changing time. Many folks can be found who have just graduated from high school and are leaving the nest for the very first time. So it is time for “Moving on up and in at UC Davis” with the UC Davis Store TechHub.

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Where Do I Put This Disk Now?

Author:
Mike Adams
07/29/2011

Yeah, this is from Windows, but you get the idea...

Yeah, this is from Windows, but you get the idea...

Lately, many folks on the Internet have been speculating that Apple is heading toward a diskless world. With the recent release of the new Mac Mini (which lacks an optical drive) and the fact that OS X 10.7 is available ONLY on the Mac App Store, it is not hard to see why people are thinking this, and you can count me as one of those folks as well. But the real question is, “Is this a good thing”?

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