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Clearing Your Hard Drive

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

It’s so frustrating when you go to do a backup and don’t have enough space. This article contains suggestions for making sure that you have enough space for your backup. Continue reading

Raspberry Pi is an inexpensive credit card sized computer module designed to bring fun back to computer programming for kids and for those of us who have loved computers since the stone ages of the eighties. Continue reading

What’s Old (Trek) is New Again Part 2

Sunday, August 10th, 2014

What happened to Star Trek besides the movie franchise that we all know and love? At least the even-numbered ones? It went where it really belonged… into the hands of the fans. Continue reading

Updates for Galaxy S2?

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

The Samsung Galaxy S2 is upgradable to the Android “Jellybean” operating system (version 4.1.2). Here are instructions on how to update and what to expect. Continue reading

Continuing In Yahoo Mail

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

In Yahoo mail, you can choose to have the mail server go back to the inbox or on to the next message when you delete a message. Continue reading

Emptying MyBook

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

A reader wants to know if you can empty and reuse a Mybook external hard drive. Here’s the answer! Continue reading

Skipping Audio Part 2

Saturday, May 31st, 2014

In the last article i told you that skipping audio or video may be caused by low RAM. In this article, I will tell you some ways to resolve that. Continue reading

Skipping Audio Part 1

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

If your audio skips while it’s playing, it may be a problem with your RAM. Here’s a brief explanation of it. Continue reading

What Is A Cache?

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

What is a cache and why does my computer write to it before writing files to a disk? Well, it’s a place to store your stuff. Continue reading

Seamless MP3 With Audacity

Saturday, April 26th, 2014

Combining .mp3 files in Audicity into one longer file is a great way to listen to split files, and pretty easy. Continue reading

Internet On The Go

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Terri wants to get internet at her mom’s house, but her mom has no need for internet service, so Terri wants to look at her options. Here are a couple, including pay-as-you go or as part of your plan through your wireless provider. Continue reading

DVD Plus or Minus

Sunday, March 30th, 2014

DVD – R and DVD + R are both available in most electronics stores. Which would be the correct format for recording? Continue reading

Solving CAPTCHA

Friday, March 21st, 2014

CAPTCHA software was designed to keep websites safe from “bots”, but, like so many other security “features” of websites ends up punishing the good for the sake of the bad. Here are some suggestions for helping the visually impaired solve CAPTCHA. Continue reading

Saving Your Memories

Monday, March 10th, 2014

You want to keep your old photos safe forever, and the best way to do that is safe storage and redundancy. Continue reading

A problem with Java 7 put many of us who play games on Pogo.com out of commission. Thank goodness, it is resolved now, but here is the information on it, just in case a similar issue happens in the future. Continue reading

PS4 vs. Xbox One Part 3: Not Just For Gaming

Saturday, February 15th, 2014

There is a lot that you can do with your consoles other than simply game… movies, sports, even CRUNCHY ROLL! Continue reading

PS4 vs. Xbox One Part 2: Tech Specs

Saturday, February 1st, 2014

The hot new gaming consoles right now are the PS4 and the Xbox One. Here’s a look at the hearts and guts of both machines, which one has what advantages and disadvantages and where they tie. Continue reading

Will Reformatting Kill A Virus?

Sunday, January 26th, 2014

Reformatting your hard drive will remove a virus from your system, but there are also some less radical solutions. Continue reading

The eagerly-awaited next-gen consoles from Playstation and Microsoft are finally here. This is the first in a series of articles that compares the two companies’ history with consoles and compares the two consoles themselves. Continue reading

Monitor With a Dark Half

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

If you have a monitor with one half darker than the other, there are a number of possibilities from monitor failure to cable failure, but there are some things that you can check. Continue reading

Internet Explorer Error in Outlook

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

When you try to attach or copy and paste into Outlook and you get an “Internet Explorer Must Close” window, it may be time to update the versions of your software. Continue reading

Watching Hulu On Your TV

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

If you want to watch Hulu and other video on demand services on your TV, you do have some options. Continue reading

Control panel is a helpful tool, but it can be confusing to remember which options lead to which results. So here is the first in a series of decision trees for Windows 7 control panel. Continue reading

What Do I Do With a Hijacked Computer?

Saturday, November 9th, 2013

If you suddenly can’t get past a boot screen that you don’t recognize, odds are that your machine has been hijacked. This is a very hard to repair infection, but there are ways. Continue reading

Listening to Audicity Files

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

Peter is having issues putting Audacity sound files on a CD. We look at possible causes and solutions. Continue reading

Deleting Gmail Contacts In Android

Monday, October 21st, 2013

If you have unwanted Gmail contacts on your phone, it is fairly simple to delete them. Continue reading

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