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Jim Scarbrough
Lexington, SC
New Technology/All Things Digital/PC-Tablet-Smartphone/Social Media blogger, writer - educate and empower businesses and the public to benefit from technology
Interests: High-Tech, PCs, Writing, Blogging, Tennis, Working out, Traveling, Outdoors, Organic Foods
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Your home network PC and smartphone can both have wireless capability by using a router and will provide good performance and security by including password protection and firmware updates. Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2013 at PC Journal - Jim Scarbrough
Six tips for keeping your Android cell phone in top shape iincluding security, organizing with folders, improving communications, and preventing unnecessary data fees. Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2013 at PC Journal - Jim Scarbrough
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Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7 tablet review. Amazon Prime Members will love it. It has great performance, ease of navigation, and an award-winning customer service, Mayday. Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2013 at PC Journal - Jim Scarbrough
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Review of the Apple iPad 4 tablet with a new A6X processor, Lightning connector, and improved cameras. Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2013 at PC Journal - Jim Scarbrough
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The recent release of the latest Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 has several great features including the S-Pen writing tool and the S-Note app. Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2013 at PC Journal - Jim Scarbrough
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General Google Chromebook characteristics which include the HP Chromebook 14 and the Chromebook Pixel Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2013 at PC Journal - Jim Scarbrough
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Sell your smartphone yourself on Ebay or Craigslist, or buyback companies such as Gazelle, Glyde, Amazon, BestBuy, and Apple. Some pay with cash; some pay with credits. Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2013 at PC Journal - Jim Scarbrough
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Review of Microsoft Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 tablets, which include the new Haswell processor and some new accessories. Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2013 at PC Journal - Jim Scarbrough
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Windows 8.1 is available in October. Microsoft support for XP ends April 2014. If you have Windows XP or Windows 7 the time to upgrade is great. Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2013 at PC Journal - Jim Scarbrough
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Windows 7 options discussed; XP to 7 upgrade or buy a new PC with Windows 7 installed. Microsoft support for Windows XP ends April 2014. Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2013 at PC Journal - Jim Scarbrough
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Smartphone review of Apple iPhone 5S major features are technical improvements including a new 64-bit A7 processor and M7 coprocessor for faster performance and enhanced graphics. Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2013 at PC Journal - Jim Scarbrough
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Phablet vs smartphone question; the phablet versatility is because of a larger display than a smartphone; tablet strengths and limitations are considered. Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2013 at PC Journal - Jim Scarbrough
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This smartphone review is the HTC One. Features such as BoomSound and BlinkFeed, used with a fast SnapDragon processor, will give you great performance. Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2013 at PC Journal - Jim Scarbrough
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This smartphone review is the Samsung Galaxy S4. It has 16, 32, and 64GB versions with LTE. The S4 has a 5-inch display, among other great features. Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2013 at PC Journal - Jim Scarbrough
The NSA and IRS are top concerns, while taking a workable security posture that allows your online work to get done while feeling comfortable about privacy. Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2013 at PC Journal - Jim Scarbrough
I list 8 ways to conserve your cell phone battery through power conservation. Knowing when to use WiFi and the airplane mode can help. Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2013 at PC Journal - Jim Scarbrough
Is your phone bill climbing? Using WiFi with cell phone usage saves phone plan minutes. Get a router so you can make WiFi calls from home. Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2013 at PC Journal - Jim Scarbrough
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Google Glass is a tremendous new technology that will be remembered right up there with the personal computer and smartphone as a technology that profoundly changed our culture. The glasses have multimedia capabilities and access to Cloud data; it is literally a computer worn on your head. Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2013 at PC Journal - Jim Scarbrough
Upstate South Carolina Alliance headquartered in Greenville, involves 5 hi-tech sectors including manufacturing and research and development. Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2013 at Technology in South Carolina
The Intel 4th generation Haswell processor has longer battery life, enhanced graphics, and now laptops are a viable option to a tablet. Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2013 at PC Journal - Jim Scarbrough
How to install a small business network within a small budget using cat-5 cabling, a router; can assist if near Columbia, SC. Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2013 at PC Journal - Jim Scarbrough
Intel 4th generation Haswell processor features longer batter life, improved graphics, and removed PCI support. Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2013 at PC Journal - Jim Scarbrough
USB version 3.1, also known as Superspeed+ released, USB bandwidth 10gbps; now even with Apple Thunderbolt speed used on a MacBook Pro. Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2013 at PC Journal - Jim Scarbrough
Thinking about purchasing a tablet, laptop, ultrabook, or netbook? Battery life, storage capacity, applications, and cost considered. Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2013 at PC Journal - Jim Scarbrough
Upstate South Carolina Alliance headquartered in Greenville, involves 5 hi-tech sectors including manufacturing and research and development. Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2013 at PC Journal - Jim Scarbrough