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RSS Feeds

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Wouldn’t it be nice if the content from your favorite website came right to you? Most people have to visit websites just to see if they’ve posted something new. But with RSS feeds, you can have headlines and article summaries…
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Office Olympics 2018

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In this very special episode of R&R, we present the 2018 Office Olympics. Mixing physical and mental activities, teams work together to earn the most points and bring home the gold! Watch all the drama and fun! Office Olympics Events…
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What is RAM?

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RAM makes your computer run faster right? Well, in this episode, we discuss how it works and how you upgrade it in a computer. RAM: Random Access Memory Your computer’s memory helps it load and run applications. There’s another type…
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Adopt-A-Block

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There is a lot about Lancaster, PA we love. We have safe and welcoming neighborhoods. We are a city that encourages entrepreneurship and values the diversity of our residents. And we also have businesses who get involved and unite around…
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Wi-Fi: What is it?

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We all use Wi-Fi everyday. But what is it? What does it do and how does it work? Let’s discuss the basics of Wi-Fi and give a few tips on keeping your data secure when you’re connected to it. The…
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Ping Tests

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Have you ever wondered if you were really connected to the internet? Or if the server you’re trying to reach is having a problem? Ping tests are an easy way to help troubleshoot basic networking issues. Today we discuss how…
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Computer Storage

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There are two types of popular computer storage devices today. A hard disk drive (HDD) and solid state drives (SSD). Let’s take a look at the history and differences between the two:   Computer Storage Types Hard Disk Drive Hard…
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Web Addresses

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Web Addresses or URLs (Uniform Resource Locators) are ways to easily access different web sites and services the internet. Today we discuss what makes up web addresses and why we use them. Watch for more info:   3 Components of…
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