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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

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

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

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

Change Windows 8 Startup Sound

Sunday, March 9th, 2014

Learn how to change your startup sound in Windows 8. Continue reading

Alan can’t restore his computer from a restore point. We troubleshoot what might be causing the issue. Continue reading

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

Help! Authentication Error On My Tablet!

Sunday, February 23rd, 2014

Authentication error on your device? We look at what might be calling the problem and how to fix it. 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

New Folder Options Missing In Windows 7

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

Missing the new folder option in Windows 7? Learn how to get it back. Continue reading

Why Stop XP Support?

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

A lot of you want to know why Microsoft is stopping XP support. But I have a question for you. Continue reading

How Safe Is Free WiFi?

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

You see free WiFi almost everywhere, but how safe is it? Learn what you need to keep your data safe when using a public network. Continue reading

The Kuerig Cold promises to let your make your own Coca-Cola at home, one serving at a time. 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

Is it safe to run both Windows 7 and Windows 8 on the same computer? A look at how it’s done. Continue reading

Why Not Just Improve XP?

Thursday, February 6th, 2014

William wants to know why Windows doesn’t just improve XP, why I say that Windows has actually adopted that strategy. Continue reading

Keeping kids and teens safe on Facebook and why it might actually be illegal for your child to have a Facebook account. 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

ChromeCast Freezes On TV

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

ChromeCast keeps freezing and Mary Louise wants to know why and what to do about it. 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

Dennis is big on the touchscreen interface for Windows 8. Continue reading

Amazing New Home Automation Technology

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

Get one step closer to robot butlers and flying cars with these amazing advancements in home automation. Continue reading

Hidden within the confines of the elegant Mac OS X, is a powerful Unix based terminal that allows you to fully utilize your system and its resources. 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

Learn how to crop, resize and roatate images in Microsoft Paint. Continue reading

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