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Why Can’t I See My Outlook.com E-mail?

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

Having issues viewing your Outlook.com e-mail or other programs? One possible solution is to clear your browser’s cache. Continue reading

Can A Kindle Fire Read Nook eBooks?

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

Shirley asks: Can a Kindle Fire read Nook ebooks? I haven’t found an answer. Well, you can Shirley – but Amazon won’t make it easy for you. I’ll break down the steps to make it happen… Continue reading

Jerry from Plaquemine, LA writes: Since Yahoo mail is, well, can I say crappy, I suppose the new Yahoo Mail is just as bad. Since I have poor computer understanding and skills, is there anything I can do to get something better. Answer: Sure Jerry. Setting up a new e-mail service is pretty easy. Continue reading

Default Settings, What Does It Mean?

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

Eleanor from Lakeland, FL writes:Try as I may, I can not really understand “by default” To me ‘fault’ has a negative indication. So much is done by default and I am lost to meaning. I’d appreciate your directions. Thanks for helping a learner!!! Eleanor, glad to help out. While “fault” may have a negative connotation in some situations. When it comes to tech, it’s a completely neutral word. Continue reading

Will I Have To Pay For Yahoo! Mail?

Monday, June 17th, 2013

John from Florida writes: Your news tip put out the statement that Yahoo was going to close down classic mail. Does that mean they are going to force us to have to pay for some form of Yahoo Mail? I use Yahoo mail, I don’t pay for it currently. Are they just going to start shutting down accounts? Answer: Here’s what’s going on… Continue reading

C.L. from Ohio asks: I see Facebook has hastags now, just like Twitter. If I use a hashtag, can anyone see my post or still just my friends? Hashtags – denoted by the # key in front of a word – are a popular way to categorize and search on social media. But can just anyone see your posts? Continue reading

Apple is finally getting into the music streaming game with iTunes Radio, a free Internet radio service that will feature 200 stations and a catalog of music from the iTunes store. Continue reading

Dianne from Florida writes: Since I am now on Outlook, I cannot print my emails anymore. They get cut off. Help! Dianne, we’ve gotten a lot of questions along this line. Here’s one possible solution. Continue reading

Microsoft has released some crucial details about its new Xbox One entertainment system, when you can buy it and how much it’s going to cost. Continue reading

Lee from Texas writes: Is Outlook,com the same as Outlook Express, a POP 3 account? My son insists I need to get a different email account like Gmail so when the comp. crashes I don’t lose all my emails. Continue reading

The look of Apple’s mobile operating system has been pretty much the same for six years, but now the tech giant has announced and update that gives iPhones and iPads a whole new look. Continue reading

Redbox Instant Comes to Roku

Thursday, June 13th, 2013

If you’re one of those people who rents DVDs from those Redbox machines, you’ll soon be able to get those movies on demand if you have a Roku streaming box. Continue reading

In The News 6-14-2013

Thursday, June 13th, 2013

In The News 6-14-2013: The new Mac Pro line will be assembled in the USA, the NSA can hear you now and the Xbox One will allow used games, but with a catch. Continue reading

Pat from Oregon asks: I just had to buy a new computer and, of course, it is running Win 8. What I want to know is can I remove some of the tiles on the start screen? There are some I’m not interested in and don’t ever plan on using them. Thanks for any help you can give me. Continue reading

Carl from Columbus, Georgia writes: How do I download a picture that has been e-mailed to me in Outlook.com? Carl, it should be pretty easy. When an image is sent as an attachment, you should see a little paper clip icon. Continue reading

Outlook 2013 Coming To Windows RT

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

Microsoft is bringing Outlook to Windows RT tablets and making other changes in hopes of attracting more business customers. Continue reading

Sherry from US (currently South Korea) writes: I use outlook.com (NOT Microsoft outlook) for my email. How can I set outlook.com as my default email client? If I forget and click on an email address in a document or on a webpage, Microsoft Outlook opens – and I don’t want to use it. Continue reading

One of the selling points for the Microsoft Surface is the easy-to-attach lightweight Touch and Type cover keyboards. But while these keyboards are small and light, they don’t have all the features of a full size keyboard. Now there’s an update for the service that will users to toggle between what the keys on the top row do and also offer some shortcuts. Continue reading

Do Tablets Have A Monthly Fee?

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

Question: I’m interested in buying an Android tablet, but not sure how it works. Do you have to pay a monthly fee? I have a wireless laptop and a desktop and get my Internet service through the phone company. Nobody ever addresses these issues. Thanks for any help this old gal can get. Continue reading

Microsoft has a new program that allows students to ask friends and family to chip in and buy them a new PC. The company is dubbing it a “student PC crowdsourcing program.” Continue reading

DH from US writes: Comment on Outlook oddity: I opened an Outlook email account months ago. I could sign in without problem for the first couple of weeks, but since then, I’ve been blocked out. Out of curiosity, I try to sign in once every few weeks, and ALWAYS get, “You’ve tried to sign in too many times with an incorrect email address or password” on my first try. That doesn’t make sense. Continue reading

Pepsi has a new vending machine, but they aren’t after your dollar. They want your Facebook like. The new Like Machine made its debut at a Beyonce concert in Belgium and it allowed consumers to swap a Facebook like for a can of Pepsi or Pepsi MAX. Continue reading

Taffy from NSW. Australia writes: Why weren’t we told that all Outlook.com emails would be stored on Microsoft computers????? My emails were stopped until I logged into Outlook.com. I felt that this was illegal & therefore I contacted my provider who help me change back. It was only then that I received my emails from 4 days prior! Was this Legal? Continue reading

Vine App Now Available For Android

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

Vine, an app that allows users to shoot, edit and then share six-second videos is now available for Android. The app has proven to be very popular among iPhone users. It was purchased by Twitter last year and the company says it has 13 million users. Continue reading

In The News 6-07-13

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

In The News 6-07-13: iPod 16GB Touch loses some key features, heartwarming homecoming wins Google Doodle contest and Yahoo shuts down Classic Mail, Continue reading

Janelle from Texas asks: I just got a new Android tablet. This is my first device of this kind and am learning my way slowly around it. How do I go about getting my e-mail. I use Yahoo. Answer: Congrats on the new tablet, Janelle. I think you’ll enjoy it. The answer for getting e-mail is the most common answer for any question about how to find something that performs a task on an Android tablet… Continue reading

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