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In The News 03-28-2014

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

In The News for 3-28-2014: Sprint expands LTE service, Microsoft offers $50 bucks to switch from XP and YouTube plans kid-friendly channel. Continue reading

Ready to jazz up your Android phone? Learn how to build a custom homescreen. Continue reading

Can I Make A Keyboard DVD Eject Shortcut?

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

Bob is burning a lot of CDs and wants an easier way to open the CD drive. We give him some options and a look at what could be a better alternative. Continue reading

Why Do Computers Lock Up?

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

Why do computers lock up? We look at some common causes and the solutions. Continue reading

Why Can’t I Connect To Neighbors WiFi?

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

Barbara can’t connect her Kindle to her neighbor’s WiFi, even though she has the password. We troubleshoot. Continue reading

Cadillac Comes With Apps, WifFi Hotspot

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

The latest Cadillac comes complete with a built-in WiFi Hotspot and its own app store. Learn about the most-connected car ever. Continue reading

XP computers are 6 times more likely to be attacked than Windows 7 machines. The CEO of AVAST Security issues a warning about the dangers of using XP. Continue reading

Homer wants to know how to get premium channels without involving a cable or satellite company. Continue reading

New Smartphone Tech Helps Blind

Monday, March 24th, 2014

New smartphone accessories can help guide the blind, read documents to them and even help them identify objects around the house. Continue reading

XP – Don’t Shoot The Messenger

Monday, March 24th, 2014

We get a lot of angry letters from people who aren’t planning on giving up XP. Continue reading

End Of XP: What Do I Do?

Sunday, March 23rd, 2014

Alisa is not happy with any of her options as support for XP comes to an end. We try to find the least painful solution for her situation. Continue reading

How banks trying to high tech bank robbers and identity thieves, and what can you do to protect yourself. Continue reading

Should I Ditch My Desktop For A Tablet?

Saturday, March 22nd, 2014

Denise is contemplating ditching her laptop and switching to a tablet. We show her an easy way to test if it’s the right choice for her. Continue reading

A new smart doggy door promises to make your home safer and cleaner. We look at how it works. Continue reading

In The News: 03-21-2014

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

In The News 03-21-2014: Apple trims iPhone return time, OneNote could be on the way for Mac and an alternative to an national Internet sales tax. Continue reading

8-Year-Old Creates App For Other Kids

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

An eight-year-old boy has created a free Windows Phone app aimed at kids just like him. Continue reading

Jeanne wants to know how to convert 1,000 VHS to digital files. We explain why her best solution may be to not do it at all. Continue reading

Can I Upgrade From XP On My Own?

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

Olive wants to know if she has everything in place to upgrade from XP to Windows 7 or should she call in a pro? Continue reading

Since installing IE 11, Lore cannot copy/paste. We troubleshoot the issue. Continue reading

Does Ubuntu Have A Firewall?

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

Joyce wants to know if Linux Ubuntu offers a firewall. We explain in a quick tip. Continue reading

End Of XP: Don’t Be Flip About It

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

Pat thinks we don’t get how serious the end of XP support is for XP users. We explain why we’re being pretty blunt about he situation and what the options are. Continue reading

Is A Chromebook A Good XP Replacement?

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

Can XP be replaced with the Chrome operating system? It depends on what you mean by replaced. Continue reading

Ninety-five percent of ATMs are still running XP. So will Microsoft extend support? Continue reading

iOS 7 Update Fixes Major iPhone Bug

Monday, March 17th, 2014

An update to iOS will fix a major iPhone bug as well as add some new features. Learn all about iOS 7.1 Continue reading

Get to know Linux Ubuntu a little bit better by learning all about the Unity taskbar and what it can do for you. Continue reading

Hello Ubuntu – Nice To Meet You

Monday, March 17th, 2014

Get to know Linux Ubuntu. An introduction to this free, streamlined operating system that could make you forget about Windows. Continue reading

Is Gmail telling you to upgrade to a modern browser? Why it’s happening and what can be done about it. Continue reading

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