What Is This Extension

I Hate Unknown File Extensions


One day you double click on an icon and you are greeted with a message that says “unknown file type or extension”. What now? Of course Windows gives you a dialog box where you can choose what program to open it with, but which one do you pick? If you pick the wrong program, you get a bunch of garbled characters or the program says that it can’t open that particular type of file. Nowadays there are some many different computer programs that produce so many different types of files. It’s hard to keep up with all of them and to make sure your computer can read all of them.

Craigslist Alternative

A Better Way to Craigslist


Craigslist has become a hot spot to sell, buy and barter stuff. I think it may be safe to assume that most of us have heard of it and have used it at one time or another. The downside to Craigslist is that the user interface is pretty lame. There are always better ways to do things and now there is a better way to do Craigslist. It’s called Craiglook.com and it doesn’t change anything except the user interface. It pulls in all its information from Craigslist and is kept up to date daily.

How To Get a Human Operator

Can I Just Talk to a Human Being Please?


I don’t know about you, but I hate it when I call a customer service number and reach an automated menu. Then I have to press so many buttons it’s like I’m entering in a security code for the NSA! The really annoying part about it is that most of the time I just need one simple question answered and by the time I get a human operator I’ve already wasted about 15 minutes. The only way I can speed up the process is if I have already called and I know what numbers to push in order to get a human operator. Then it’s not as painful.

How To Test Your Internet Speed

Testing Your Internet Speed with Speedtest.net


Have you ever wondered how fast your Internet connection really is? Are you subscribing to a “high-speed” service and just want to check if you are reaching the advertised speed?

If you answered yes to either of these questions, the good news is that it’s very easy to do so. There is a website that runs a speed test for you and it’s very user friendly.