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William needs to know how to copy information to an external hard drive right now. We explain. Continue reading

Can I Get Local TV With An Antenna?

Sunday, January 4th, 2015

Lisa wants to know if she can pick up digital TV signals from her home with an antenna. We show her a site that can help. Continue reading

Is Vista Safe To Use?

Sunday, January 4th, 2015

Norma wants to know if it’s safe to use Windows Vista. We check out how long the operating system will be supported. Continue reading

Copying Images In Windows 7

Saturday, January 3rd, 2015

Artha wants to know how to copy images between folders in Windows 7. We explain the options. Continue reading

Nancy asks:

Should I think about replacing my laptop with a tablet?

Nancy, I’ve addressed this question before, but there have been some changes out there that can make ditching the laptop for a tablet even more attractive.

If you are a happy Windows user, there’s been a flood of very affordable Windows 8.1 tablets. The transition from

In The News 01-02-15

Thursday, January 1st, 2015

In The News 01-02-14 Apple pushes its first automatic OS X security updates, Playstation & XBox networks shut down for Christmas and parents use high-tech to protect kids’ health. Continue reading

Help! Notes Missing From My iPhone

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

Carol writes:

NOTES have disappeared entirely from my iPhone — the icon AND the (some important) info which I had put there for “safe keeping” and “future reference”!  Can it be retrieved?

The good news is that you can’t delete Notes from your phone. You may have accidentally moved it to another page as we explained in a previous article.

How Do I Eject A DVD From My Laptop?

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

Unice writes:

How to eject a CD/DVD from a Acer Windows 8 laptop?

Since I’m not sure which model of Acer laptop you have, I can give you a quick tip that should work on any Windows Device. Go to  This PC by typing it in the search charm and clicking the result.

Find and select the DVD

Where Do I Get Internet Security?

Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

Anni has a lot of questions about Internet Security programs. We go over the basics. Continue reading

Will My Tablet Update To Lollipop?

Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

Nancy just purchased two Android KitKat tablets and wants to know if she’ll be able to update to Lollipop. Continue reading

What’s the difference between a Kindle Fire & an Android tablet? We break it down. Continue reading

Terry wants to know if you can switch back to the Metro/Modern Windows 8 mode once you switch to desktop mode. Continue reading

Is Internet Explorer really the safest browser around? Why IE, Firefox & Chrome are all good bets for browser choices. Continue reading

Can’t Access Yahoo Mail

Monday, December 29th, 2014

MV is having issues with Internet Explorer 8 and Yahoo! Mail. We explain what’s behind the problem. Continue reading

High-Tech Accessories for Outdoorsmen

Sunday, December 28th, 2014

High tech gadgets can give hunters a hand in the great outdoors. Continue reading

Why Are My Icons Moving?

Sunday, December 28th, 2014

Mark’s smartphone icons keep moving around and he wants to know why. Continue reading

I Need To Switch From IE 8 To Firefox

Saturday, December 27th, 2014

Norma’s running Internet Explorer 8 and wants to upgrade to Firefox to bank online. Why she needs to think about switching more than her browser. Continue reading

Can I Disable A Touchscreen?

Thursday, December 25th, 2014

Burwell wants to know how to disable a touch screen on a computer. Continue reading

In The News 12-26-14

Thursday, December 25th, 2014

In The News 12-26-14 Windows 10 is popular with testers, Apples wins an anti-trust lawsuit and Mozilla needs money. Continue reading

What’s The Best Way To Print eBooks?

Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

Jeanne Ruth wants to know the best printer settings to print an eBook. Why the best printer setting in this case is “off.” Continue reading

Can I Copy A Photo From Amazon?

Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

Corrine wants to know how to save images from the Internet Continue reading

Why Do I Make Copies Accidentally?

Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

Every accidentally make copies while selecting with Ctrl+Click? Why it happens and is there anything to be done about it. Continue reading

Grinch Threatens Linux Systems

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

The Grinch security flaw poses a threat to Linux/Unix based servers. Continue reading

How Do Scammers Know To Call Me?

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

Rita wants to know how software security scammers know what programs are on her computer. Continue reading

How Can I Delete Cloud Access?

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

How to remove the OneDrive app from your Windows 7 PC. Continue reading

Can I Colorize Photos?

Monday, December 22nd, 2014

Barbara wants to know if she can colorize black and white photos with a photo editor. We tell her what to look for in an editor to take on that task. Continue reading

Cassette to Sheet Music?

Monday, December 22nd, 2014

Frank wants to convert music from a cassette to sheet music. We look at what he has to do to make it happen. Continue reading

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