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Facebook Buys WhatsApp

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

Facebook is paying $16 billion for popular messaging app WhatsApp. But will that mean changes for the app? Continue reading

Jim wants to know why Microsoft won’t just give security software companies all the knowledge they need to defend XP. Continue reading

My Printer Won’t Work With 8.1

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

Robert’s printer isn’t compatible with Windows 8.1 and neither is mine. Here’s how I solved both of our issues. Continue reading

Bruce wants to know if switching to Google Chrome will protect XP after Microsoft ends support or would it just provide a false sense of security? Continue reading

What’s the best way to turn your TV into a Smart TV? We look at the many options. Continue reading

Learn more about Wine – a program that allows you to run Windows programs o Linux Ubuntu. Continue reading

Shayne wants to know if he can still use his XP computer as a video transfer station. Continue reading

Thinking of using an HDTV as a large-screen computer monitor. Why you may need to think twice about that choice. Continue reading

Learn how to run Windows programs on Linux Ubuntu in our special 2-part series. Continue reading

iOS 7: Apps Won’t Download

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

Cindy says she downloads apps for her iPhone and then they disappear. Where did they go? We help her track them down. Continue reading

Helen wants to know if it’s possible to retrieve data from an old floppy disk. We look at her options. Continue reading

Is XP Hype Y2K All Over Again?

Sunday, March 2nd, 2014

Bill wonders if the end of XP concerns are a bunch of hype like Y2K. But was Y2K a bunch of hype? Continue reading

A new study says that iPhone apps show more security risks than those for Android phones, but nearly all apps seem to pose significant privacy and security problems. Continue reading

Knock to unlock? A new phone by LG uses a series of taps as a password. We look at how it works. Continue reading

In The News 02-28-2014

Thursday, February 27th, 2014

In The News 02-28-2014 – Tech giants band together to form mega-lobby to increase WiFi spectrum and ads are coming to Mozilla Firefox. Continue reading

Paint 101 – Hidden Tricks – Trails

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

Paint 101- another hidden trick for paint – how to make trails. Continue reading

What Exactly Is An App Store?

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

So just what is an app store? We take a shopping trip through the big ones and explain how they work. Continue reading

Can I Download eMagazines To A Flash Drive?

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

Nellie wants to know if she can download our eMagazines to a flash drive and if that could cause any problems. Continue reading

Do I Need A Router?

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

Victor plans to use his his Windows XP computer strictly offline and wants to know if he needs a router. Continue reading

How Do I Get Rid Of Sweet Page In Chrome?

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

Robin’s browser has been hijacked by Sweet Page. We walk her through the tricky process of completely removing it. Continue reading

Is online shopping from mobile devices safe? $25 billion was spent on purchases in 2012, but is it more risky to shop from your phone than from your computer? Continue reading

Bob is thinking about trying to bring back a Windows 95 computer with Ubuntu. Is that possible? Continue reading

Where Can I Find Word 2010 Instructions

Monday, February 24th, 2014

Sylvia wants to know where she can find instructions for Word 2010. I explain why help might be closer than she thinks. Continue reading

My Camera Won’t Work With A Memory Card

Monday, February 24th, 2014

Molly’s camera was working fine until she got a new SDHC card, now it won’t recognize the card. We look at what’s causing the problem and discuss the difference between SD and SDHC. Continue reading

Will The WWE App Work With Windows 8?

Sunday, February 23rd, 2014

Robert is worried he doesn’t have the right app for watching WWE wrestling. We check out their new livestream and how to get it. Continue reading

Paint 101 – Hidden Tricks: Stamp/Clone Tool

Saturday, February 22nd, 2014

Paint 101 – Learn all about the hidden stamp tool and how it can work for you. Continue reading

If you make the switch to Linux Ubuntu, will people using Windows or Mac systems be able to read your documents? We look at the productivity options. Continue reading

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