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Turning Off Birthdays in the People App

Q: How do I delete a birthday from Windows 8’s Calendar app? Unlike regular appointments, birthdays don’t have a delete button. I don’t want to delete any of these people, but I don’t want everybody’s birthday cluttering up my computer’s Calendar app. What can I can do? A: Windows 8 harvests a lot of information […]

How to block Facebook’s spam from Farmville, FrontierVille, CityVille, Mafia Wars, and others

Q: I like keeping track of my friends’ activities on Facebook, but I don’t really care to read about their accomplishments in FarmVille. Do I have to unfriend my FarmVille-obsessed friends to stop seeing their FarmVille posts and updates? A: One of many Facebook games, FarmVille draws millions of people together to be virtual farmers, […]