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Tech Tips Contest!

RogersGina
Community Manager (Retired)
Community Manager (Retired)

Happy Anniversary Community!

 

The technical community is celebrating its first anniversary! And you’re invited to the party…

 

We’re giving away an HTC EVO™ 3D. Bet you’ve never seen your phone in 3D before. Shoot video and pics in 3D and watch the images jump back at you, glasses-free. Fast dual core processor running Android 2.3 Gingerbread + HTC Sense out of the box – latest/greatest right there and it could be yours!

 

How can you win?

We’re looking for the best tech tips and tricks. Have a totally awesome tip that you want to share with the community? Post it in reply to this message between August 5 and August 19.

 

We’ll randomly pick one winner from all those who shared an awesome tip. You can submit as many tips as you want but you will only earn one entry in the draw. After the contest closes, we’ll move the tips into the boards that they belong in.

 

Good luck and happy tipping!

 

Not a Community Forums member?

Here’s how to register:
(you must be an existing Rogers customer and must register to My Rogers)

Register

1. Click on Register (located at the top right hand corner of the screen)

2. You will be directed to the My Rogers page

3. Under New User click Register Now

4. Enter your email address, choose a password, select a reminder question and language preference

5. On the next page, select a login & confirm your acceptance to the Terms Of Use to complete your registration

7. Return to the Rogers Community Forums page and click on Sign In (located at the top right hand corner of the screen) and enter your username and password

If you need assistance, click on the Help located at the top right hand corner of the screen

 

Contest closes on August 19th, 2011. Open to residents of Canada, 16 yrs or older who were existing Rogers customers before the launch of the Contest. Prize: one HTC EVO 3D valued at approximately $600. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries. Mathematical skill-testing question to be correctly answered to win. No Purchase Necessary. For complete contest rules and details, please click here.

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RogersGina
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RogersGina
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(random draw)

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KWUser
I'm a reliable contributor

In Windows, running msconfig (Start menu->Run->msconfig) allows you to configure what services and applications will start on system startup. This can be helpful when wanting to disable unnecessary resources from automatically being used.

 

Re: Tech Tips Contest!

Chris
I'm a senior advisor
Want to speed up your computer by speeding up yourself? Do yourself and your carpletunnel a favour and learn some keyboard shortcuts.

Everyone knows ctrl-c ctrl-v (copy/paste) but there are many many more that can help speed up your use of a computer.

For windows check out http://support.microsoft.com/kb/126449

For Mac OSX check out
http://support.apple.com/kb/ht1343

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jimallman
I've been here awhile

For Android users:

 

If you sign into the market from your PC web-browser at http://market.android.com, you can see all of your registered Android devices and the applications that you have downloaded.  You can also choose to install new apps right from the browser and they will automatically start downloading to your Android device(s).

Re: Tech Tips Contest!

jweaton
I've been around

Avoid roaming charges while at the beach. (or close to the US border)

 

Was at the beach this weekend and noticed that I lost my Rogers signal and was using a US carrier.  Quickly went into my iphone settings under Carrier and changed it from automatic to ROGERS.

Did a similar change to the kid’s blackberry’s as they too had picked up the US carrier and hadn’t noticed.  Could have racked up a nice little bill as they are constantly texting and bbm’ing.  (Even at the beach)

 

 

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RogersGina
Community Manager (Retired)
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RogersGina
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RogersGina
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RogersGina
Community Manager (Retired)
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@community

 

I'm so excited to see all the great posts already! Thanks to all the new users who have signed on to submit a tip too. Looking forward to more, more more!!

 

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RogersGina
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RogersGina
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RogersGina
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