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What do Jelly Beans, Gingerbread and Ice Cream Sandwiches have to do with your Android phone? We look at Google’s sweet naming conventions for the Android OS. Continue reading

James wants us to walk him through installing a Bible on his phone. This article explains how to find one and how to install it. Continue reading

Caroline can’t find her Firefox bookmarks. We explain how to restore them from the automatic backup file. Continue reading

Kimbonita wants to know how to copy folders she’s created to a flash drive or CD. We walk her through it step-by-step and tell her what to look out for. Continue reading

Susanne wants to know why she can’t use Flash on Android. We’ll explain why and let her know if there is a tablet that supports Flash. Continue reading

Updating Windows 8 Apps

Monday, July 1st, 2013

Windows 8 – learn how to keep your apps up-to-date, even though Microsoft won’t let you auto-update. How to spot when updates are available and the easy steps to get them. Continue reading

Tony doesn’t see the Insert Inline option for photos in Outlook.com. Learn what could be causing the issue and how to fix it in this article. Continue reading

How Do I Do A Screen Capture?

Saturday, June 29th, 2013

Deb wants simple instructions on how to do a screen capture. In this article I’ll break it down step-by-step. Continue reading

How Can I Read Downloaded Magazines?

Saturday, June 29th, 2013

Charles wants a program that will let him read downloaded magazines. In this article, we check out his options. Continue reading

Why Do My Files Save To The Desktop?

Saturday, June 29th, 2013

Elizabeth’s greeting card projects are saving to the Desktop instead of a file. We’ll figure out how to get her cards to save where she wants them to go. Continue reading

Betty wants to know if she can read Kindle books on her Nook. I’ll show her how it’s done. Thanks to Barnes and Noble’s decision to add the Google Play Store to the device, it only takes a few minutes to set up. http://imgsrv.worldstart.net/images/ct-images/2013/06/kindleapp2.jpg Continue reading

In The News 6-28-2013

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

In The News – 6-28-2013 – Amazing images from Mars, Microsoft Xbox One changes and Firefox cookie blocking postponed – again. Continue reading

How you can read both Kindle and Nook e-books on your Android Tablet. Plus a look at how to find thousands of free books. Continue reading

Help! How Do I Update Java?

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

Not sure how to update Java in Firefox? We’ve got a step-by-step walk-through to make sure it’s up-to-date and enabled. Continue reading

Diane has some questions about Outlook.com conversation mode. This article has the answers. Continue reading

Windows 8 Bing Weather App

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

Take a tour of the nifty Bing Weather App for Windows 8. There have been a lot of complaints about Windows 8 apps, but this one is pretty nice. Continue reading

Why Is My Gmail Going In The Trash?

Monday, June 24th, 2013

Is your Gmail doing in the trash? Let’s check out some solutions to the problem. Continue reading

Lou from Salt Lake City writes: How do you increase the font size on the screen of a 7″ Android? Lou, that’s a tricky question. Since the Android operating system is open, it can look a little different on every device Continue reading

How do change the number of messages displayed in Yahoo! Mail? Learn the simple steps. Continue reading

Cheri wants to know how she can use her .exe PC programs on an Android tablet. This article explains why that won’t work and what her options are. Continue reading

Windows 8: Is There A Timer?

Saturday, June 22nd, 2013

Hazel’s Windows 8 computer shuts down after a period of time. I’ll explain how to change the sleep settings to keep that from happening. Continue reading

Quick Tips – Most Asked Questions

Friday, June 21st, 2013

There are two questions that I keep seeing over and over from our readers this month. 1: How to deal with a missing “new folder” option and 2: Where is spell check in Outlook.com. We’ve got the answers to both questions. Continue reading

In The News 06-21-2013

Thursday, June 20th, 2013

In The News 6-21-2013: Ford brings buttons back to cars, MS Office come to iPhone and Facebook gets #hashtags. Continue reading

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

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