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RSS Feeds

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...

Stuck Messages on iPhone

Have you ever had “stuck messages” on an iPhone? You try to delete an e-mail, but it says there is an error. This is typically caused by a message being deleted from the server using another location...

Office Olympics 2018

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...

What is RAM?

RAM makes your computer run faster right? Well, in this episode, we discuss how it works and how you upgrade it in a computer.

Cookies (the browser kind)

Everyone loves cookies! Unless you mean the kind that websites use to track your browsing habits. But wait! Before you condemn all cookies as evil, let us tell you what they are. We break down some...

Adopt-A-Block

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...

Wi-Fi: What is it?

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.

Ping Tests

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...

Computer Storage

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:  

Web Addresses

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...