Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

How to update the drivers on the Dell XPS 13

By | October 6, 2016

Keeping your drivers updated is an essential part of computer ownership. As code is improved, new features developed and bugs squashed, new drivers help you benefit from all those improvements. That’s why I put this quick guide together on how to update the drivers on the Dell XPS 13. There are two main ways any… Read More »

How Can I Fix the UNEXPECTED_KERNEL_MODE_TRAP Windows 8 Error?

By | October 4, 2016

How Can I Fix the UNEXPECTED_KERNEL_MODE_TRAP Windows 8 Error? UNEXPECTED_KERNEL_MODE_TRAP is displayed in the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD). The error is mostly generated due to hardware failure or because of installation of inappropriate or incompatible device drivers. As with other Blue Screen of Death errors, a simple restart may resolve the issue. However if… Read More »

How To Talk To A Human At DIRECTV Customer Service

By | October 4, 2016

Some companies make it really easy to get to a live customer service person, and others, well no so much. Trying to get through all those prompts, and make sure you hear them correctly, can be extremely frustrating. This tutorial should help you cut through all that and get you to a real human person… Read More »

Asrock H170 Hyper Non-K CPUs Overclocking Guide

By | October 1, 2016

Only X99/Z170 chipset based motherboards officially support DDR4 DRAM / CPU overclocking As we know, only X99 and Z170 chipset based motherboards can support DDR4 DRAM overclocking. Using a normal Z170 Bios as an example, users would see lots of DDR4 DRAM overclocking options. To make sure that nothing goes wrong while overclocking the DDR4… Read More »

How to Customize Your Gmail Interface Look With Themes

By | September 29, 2016

If you’re like most small business people, you spend a lot of time on your computer. You probably have a custom screen saver set up already. You may have decorated your office space to help make it more personal. You probably keep some personal items on your computer desk. Then there’s your Gmail. You spend… Read More »