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How Do I Get News On My Android Tablet?

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

I just got a new Android tablet as a Mother’s Day gift. My kids said it would be a great way to keep up with the news (They call me a news junkie) without having to turn my computer or TV on all the time, Where are the best places to find news that I don’t have to pay for? Continue reading

Check out the pictures in this article: A new concept phone called a Mobile Script Phone would offer a fold-out 8.5 inch screen and never need to be plugged into a charger. Continue reading

The new HTC Facebook phone just landed a spot on the value menu. If you’ve got 99 cents, you could get a small order of fries or one of these heavily hyped phones. Continue reading

Grace from Fairfax, VA writes: I just opened an Outlook internet account, and I’m trying to import my Gmail into it. I am having a really difficult time doing it. Grace, the process can be a little complicated, so let me walk you through it. Continue reading

I’ve received a number of questions about how to forward in Outlook.com. Many who were migrated to Outlook from Hotmail, find the new layout confusing. Here’s how to forward. Continue reading

Help! My Icons Are Missing!

Monday, May 13th, 2013

Joshua writes: Steve, one of my computers has stopped showing icons. What should be a problem and what should be done. Joshua. Answer: There could be a really simple solution… Continue reading

Windows Credential Manager is a handy feature that allows you to store passwords, certificates and other credential for automatic logon in Windows. Continue reading

Queston: I have a Microsoft Surface Pro Tablet and I can’t figure out how to take a screenshot. Do I need to attach the keyboard? There’s no PrtScn key, would I use another key combination? Answer: You won’t need to attach the keyboard to your tablet to grab a screen shot. It’s a fairly simply process, but it does require the right touch. Continue reading

Don from Illinois writes: I recently purchased a HP desktop with Windows 8. When I go to a site that says remember me and check that option and come back to that site it does not remember me. Also when I check save preferences or other items on a site it does not remember them next time I visit the site. Is there anyway to fix this. With XP I didn’t have this problem. Continue reading

Rick from TN writes: When there’s an update for AVG, Firefox, etc., I click on download and the little box comes up asking if I want to save the file. When I click on it, nothing happens. The box that usually appears in the upper left hand corner where the green line goes across and then you click in it twice doesn’t show up anymore thereby nothing gets downloaded. Have any ideas as to what may be wrong? Thanks. Continue reading

Luis from Puerto Rico writes: How do I block an intruder in my WiFi? Great question Luis! It’s very important to secure your home WiFi network and it’s equally important to make sure you are secure when you use a public WiFi network. This is the perfect opportunity to toot our horn here at WorldStart. Did you know we have thousands and thousands of articles on our website full of useful information? If you have a question, consider going to worldstart.com and searching the topic. Continue reading

“By adding Google Play to NOOK HD and NOOK HD+, we are offering our customers even more great entertainment on our award-winning tablets,” said William Lynch, chief executive officer of Barnes & Noble. “Now with access to more than 700,000 apps and the best reading experience available, NOOK HD and NOOK HD+ are must-see products for entertainment lovers looking for high-quality tablets at incredibly low prices.” Continue reading

In The News – 5-10-2013

Thursday, May 9th, 2013

In The News – 5-20-2013 – XP users are refusing to let go of the operating system, Adobe says goodbye software and hello cloud and the Senate passes an Internet sales tax. Continue reading

Microsoft has completed switching Hotmail accounts to Outlook.com. The switch involved 300 million active Hotmail accounts and migrating 150 petabytes of e-mail in 6 weeks. Not all users have been happy with the switch and Microsoft acknowledged the complaints in a blog post, but insisted that once users become familiar with Outlook.com, they will love it. Continue reading

Ever seen something really cool on your favorite TV show and wondered where you can get it? A new free app for the iPad solves that problem. Get This -is a shopping app that syncs up with a the show you’re watching and lets you know what clothing brands a character is wearing, where that sweet sofa came from or just what is that cool gadget the main character is using. You can purchase the items right from the screen while you’re watching the show. Continue reading

What Is A Product Key?

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

Question: My friend gave me a CD of a computer program to make cards and posters. It was a brand new CD still wrapped in plastic. When I put it in my computer, it asked for a product key and gave me a box to type a code in. What is a product key and how do I find it? Continue reading

How Do I Clear My E-mail Password?

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

Mary from Phoenix, AZ writes: Help, when my husband was signing into our email account, he accidentally put the password along with the email address. So when I go and sign in a box comes up with the email address and password, how do I delete this, or do we need to make up another new password? To delete it once, you simply need to highlight the text, hit delete and then enter the correct information. But to keep the wrong password from popping up every time, you need to stop your browser from remembering the incorrect information. Continue reading

Question: Hi! I would like your help on how I can set a timer like they do at the Public Library with their computers so that when my kids turn on the PC it will shut off or prevent them from using it after a certain time. Can you help me? If you’re using Windows, you can control a variety of settings for the kids. Continue reading

New accessibility options for the blind and visually impaired have been added to the Kindle app for iPhones and iPads, making it easier for customers to navigate their Kindle libraries and interact with their books. Continue reading

AT&T Wants To Automate Your Home

Sunday, May 5th, 2013

AT&T wants to automate your home. The company is offering home security and automation services in 15 U.S. cities including Chicago, Dallas, Denver Houston, L.A. and Miami. Continue reading

John from Canada writes: I am looking at the Nexus 10 but would like to be able to play Facebook games Cafe World and Fairyland can this be done with a Nexus 10? Continue reading

C.E. from Mobile, AL writes: How can you get a receipt requested on Email, I know it used to be on the task bar, showing that the email had either been read or deleted without being read. You don’t specify which program you’re using, so I’m offering the instructions for Outlook. Here’s the procedure to get receipts for the more recent versions of Outlook. Continue reading

Hilda writes: I have recently bought a Chromebook and I just can’t figure out how to do the downloads. I am not that computered with these things. I have no idea how to download games or programs and photos. Hopefully you can figure out what I”m talking about. Sincerely, Hilda. Continue reading

Lynne writes: What is the charm bar in Windows 8, and where do I find it? The Charms Bar is simply a menu with icons that that show you what actions you can take on your current screen. It pops up to the far right of your screen in Windows 8. For some reason, the developers thought “Charms Bar” was a better name that menu. There are three ways to pull up the Charms Bar… Continue reading

In The News – 5-03-2013

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

In The News 5-03-2013 – Is it the end of texting? YouTube offers up more baseball and LivingSocial gets hacked. Continue reading

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