How Do I Find a Good Doctor or Dentist

Finding the Best Doctor, Surgeon or Dentist For You


Doctor, Dentist or Surgeon?????

How do you find a good doctor or dentist? If you’re like most you usually ask a friend or get some type of referral. This has been a tried and true method for finding what you need. Why does this method usually work? Because the referral comes from someone who has been going to a particular doctor or dentist and thinks they have been doing a great job. You probably ask around even more and get a second opinion, and then if the opinions support each other, you make an appointment and go see for yourself. The reason this method works is because the referral usually comes from someone you trust and if more than one person recommends a particular doctor, then more than likely it’s enough to make you believe the reputation is solid.


Keyboard Shortcuts to Make You Faster

8 Awesome Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows


How many of you fancy yourselves power users? Or maybe you spend a lot of time behind a keyboard and like finding ways to be more efficient? Either way you know how valuable it is to keep your hands on the keyboard and how much it slows you down having to switch back and forth between the mouse and keyboard.

A while back I wrote an article that gave a list of the basic keyboard shortcuts for Windows. This list was for general navigation and use. If you would like to check it out you can find it here

This list of keyboard shortcuts is a little more specific. They are aimed at typists and for those of you who do a lot of word processing or spreadsheets.


How To Find The Best Plane Ticket

Finding the Best Airplane Tickets

I’m sure by now that most of you take advantage of the wonderful convenience of buying airline tickets online. There are several methods that most people use, with a couple of the more popular sites being Expedia, Travelocity and While these sites are great for the one stop shop of buying your airline ticket, hotel room and booking rental cars, sometimes you just want to find the cheapest airfare with a no frills approach.


How To Fix WordPress Theme

Help! My WordPress Site is Broken


So, you’ve downloaded WordPress and successfully installed it. Now you are excited about building your blog and getting everything set up. You’ve probably been perusing all the available themes for WordPress and have been trying them out trying to find the right look for your blog. This can be exciting and exhausting as well. But nevertheless it is definitely fun! Sometimes this fun can be interrupted by errors. One of the most common errors that I have come across is when the theme you are using disrupts your blog.


About Ebay Feedback

Translating EBay Feedback


This past week I had a friend ask me about Ebay. Specifically, what should he be on the look out for when buying items on Ebay. He is aware that Internet scams are out there and wanted to make sure that he would be conducting a legitimate transaction and not getting ripped off. One of the best ways to do this is by looking at a sellers reputation and feedback and being able to interpret it. There is also feedback for buyers as well, but in this article I’m only going to cover feedback from a buyers point of view.


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 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.


What are Disk Permissions?

Mac OS X Disk Permissions Explained


I recently wrote a post about performing maintenance on your Mac and in doing so brought up a subject that some of you may not understand. Disk permissions. So I decided to write a separate article explaining what they are and what they do and how to fix them.


How To Uninstall Programs on a Mac

Uninstalling Programs in Mac OS X


The key to making sure your computer stays running fast is to do maintenance on it regularly. I recently wrote two articles for both the Mac and PC that explained the installation and use of two applications that help you do this very easily. If you are interested in all around maintenance for your Mac you can read how to do so here

This particular article is about another application for the Mac called AppCleaner, which assists you in uninstalling programs completely without leaving junk files behind. There are two types of applications that get installed on a Mac, bundled and non-bundled. Which means there are two types of uninstallations which I am going to go over with you today.