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In The News 08-22-14

Thursday, August 21st, 2014

In The News 8-22-14: How your sweat could power your smartphone, what happens when a cable company puts a customer on hold for more than three hours, and Android gaining ground in the workplace. Continue reading

The OutSider app from The Weather Channel combines fitness tracking and weather in one app. Continue reading

How Can I Find Files In Windows 7?

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Jerry is having trouble finding folders in Windows 7 now that he’s switched from XP. We help him with the search. Continue reading

An app that could be a traveler’s best friend. Learn how Word Lens Translator can help you understand signs in other countries. Continue reading

Microsoft is cutting support for older version of Internet Explorer. Learn what that means for your operating system and its security. Continue reading

Goodbye Cable – Hello Xbox One?

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

Microsoft wants you to watch television with the Xbox One and they are adding a bunch of new features to convince you. Continue reading

How Can I Scan Documents I Can Edit?

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

Amanda wants t know how you can edit the text of a scanned document. The key is in the way the document was scanned. Continue reading

If you’ve installed Microsoft’s latest updates, the company says you might want to uninstall them. Learn what the problem is and how to fix it. Continue reading

Harry’s computer has been taken over by iStart123. We show him how to remove it. Continue reading

Bypass That 8.1 Lockscreen

Sunday, August 17th, 2014

Tired of typing in a password every single time you start your Windows 8.1 computer? Here’s how to bypass that step. Continue reading

There’s been a lot of fuss over the app permissions for Facebook Messenger, should you be concerned. We look at the facts behind the fears. Continue reading

Will a Microsoft Office document created on a desktop be easy to read on Office Mobile? Find out in this Quick Tip. Continue reading

My Tablet Won’t Keep Time

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

Linda’s tablet just won’t keep accurate time. We check out some possible fixes. Continue reading

Windows 8.1: How To Take A Screenshot

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

James wants to know how to take a screenshot in Windows 8.1 – we break down the easy steps. Continue reading

In The News 08-15-14

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

XP Share Dips Below 25%

Windows XP can still be found on just under 25% of computers accessing the Internet, according to NetMarketShare.  That’s down from just under 40% in July of 2013. 

Security support for the XP ended back in April and users have been slow to let go.  Windows 7 is the most popular operating system, found on 51% of

Make A Greeting Card With BeFunky

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

The quick and easy way to make a greeting card with the free BeFunky Photo editor. Continue reading

Sony Gets Out Of The eReader Business

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

Sony gets out of the eReader business – so what happens to the books you bought from them? Continue reading

Windows 8.1 Update Improves Touchpad

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

A new update to Windows 8.1 improves touchpad control and adds some new touchpad functions. Continue reading

How Do I Remove A Book From My Kindle App?

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

Jill wants to know how to remove a book from her Kindle app when she’s finished reading. We’ve got the simple steps in this quick tip. Continue reading

Liwa wants to know if its possible to read e-mail messages without an Internet connection. Continue reading

BeFunky: Create A Photo Collage

Monday, August 11th, 2014

Use the BeFunky, the free online photo editor to create photo collages o your PC. Continue reading

A high-tech bracelet promises to let you make Facebook friends the old-fashioned way, by shaking hands. Continue reading

How Many Songs Fit On A Flash Drive?

Monday, August 11th, 2014

Roger needs to know how many songs will fit on a flash drive, we add up the numbers. Continue reading

Sharon is going through Pogo withdrawal and thinks there has to be a way to make Flash and Java games play on a tablet the same way they do on a laptop. Is there any hope? Continue reading

Cyber criminals are attacking the cash register in order to get valuable personal information about consumers. Continue reading

Where Can I Find That Wallpaper?

Saturday, August 9th, 2014

Jeorgette wants to track down a wallpaper she saw in article. We explain why it’s actually just a right-click away and look at MIcrosoft’s wide selection of wallpapers for Windows. Continue reading

Is Apple purposely slowing down your old iPhone right before it comes out with new models? A new study by a researcher at Harvard says, it sure looks like it. Continue reading

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