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Do People Think You’re A Fanboy? Top 5 Reasons Why You Look Like One

Fanboys. They’re everywhere, infecting the internet. Sometimes it’s extremely obvious when someone’s a fanboy, and sometimes it’s not. You, yourself may be some type of fanboy, and you might not know why. Read on. If you’re doing one of these five things, you look like a fanboy of some sort.

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How To Win Money Online By Entering Contests – Five Tips Most Newbies Pass By

Did you know there are people that win over $80,000 a year by entering contests? Something as simple as filling out a form, an action that would take a mere 3 minutes, could win you something you’ve always wanted, but have never been able to get? In this post, I will be teaching you how to start entering online contests, and hopefully teaching you how to win something nice. Here are five things you should do to start

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List Of HTTP Client And Server Error Codes, And Their Meanings

 

Today I changed a lot of stuff around on the website, and I misspelled one of my hyperlinks. I was emailed by one of Techpopper’s visitors today saying they were taken to a 404 error page. Not being computer savvy, they were confused on why this happened. I am making this list today for you to reference to incase you ever come across one of these errors. I will also try to make this basic as this can get real techy, but I want everyone to be able to understand it. If I forget an important one please let me know.

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Links To Computer Manufacturer’s Driver Downloads Pages

Okay, I know I won’t really be teaching you anything in this post, or discussing anything, really. A lot of computer problems can be solved by updating your drivers, so, to improve the quality of some of my future posts, I’m making this article to reference back to when I suggest people update their drivers. Drivers are software that communicate with the hardware of your computer. Anyway, here is a list of links to all major computer manufacturer’s driver download pages.

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How To Choose The Best New Computer For Your Needs

As a lot of us know, choosing a new computer can be a stressful experience. We want to get the best computer we can to fit all of our needs, but without overpaying for features we don’t need. This article will go over what things you should consider while choosing a new computer, and will teach you how to determine what computer is right for you, without spending more then you need to spend. Continue reading How To Choose The Best New Computer For Your Needs

5 Things To Do After Getting Your New Mac Computer

Whenever you get a new computer, there are always things you should do to make using your computer as pleasant as you can. The computer will not come with everything setup for you, and here is some things I did immediately after I got my MacBook Pro,
and you should do them as well.

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List Of Applications That Come With Mac Computers, Information And Pictures

When you get a new Mac computer, one of the first things you should do is check out all of the nice applications, or apps, that come with it. Here is a list of most apps that come with a new Mac computer (2011), along with a brief description of what the app does, and a picture.

 

What programs come with a Mac?

New Mac computers (as of August, 2011) come with the following apps:

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Computer Terms

I wanted to make this blog understandable by everyone, even the complete computer newbie. I understand that some of the computer terms I use in this blog may not be understood by some of TechPopper’s readers, so I decided to make a full list of computer terms. If you can’t understand a word I use an article, refer to this list. If a word isn’t mentioned on here, you can always post  a question about it in a comment, or by emailing me at questions@techpopper.com. Anyway, let’s begin.

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iOS 5 Beta 5 Released

Apple has just released iOS 5 Beta 5.

iOS 5 is a new iOS that will be released this fall. Beta’s have been released to registered iOS developers. You can join the iOS developer program for a reasonable price of $99 per year. Upon joining the iOS developer program, you gain access to helpful documentation, the newest version of Xcode and the iOS SDK, and, betas for builds of unreleased versions of iOS. Learn more about the iOS developer program at the official Apple developer website

And if you aren’t a registered developer for iOS, don’t try to put the newest beta on. Apple warns non-developers about trying to install the beta:

This version of iOS is intended only for installation on development devices registered with Apple’s Developer Program. Attempting to install this version of iOS in an unauthorized manner could put your device in an unusable state, which could necessitate an out of warranty repair.

Learn more about iOS 5 here