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Why Don’t You Talk About AOL?

Monday, January 12th, 2015

Natalie wants to know why we don’t write more about the AOL browser. Continue reading

How Do I Upgrade Kubuntu?

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

Bob wants to know where he can find the latest version of Kubuntu. We show him where to find the latest versions of you Linux operating system. Continue reading

In The News 01-02-15

Thursday, January 1st, 2015

In The News 01-02-14 Apple pushes its first automatic OS X security updates, Playstation & XBox networks shut down for Christmas and parents use high-tech to protect kids’ health. Continue reading

Help! Notes Missing From My iPhone

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

Carol writes:

NOTES have disappeared entirely from my iPhone — the icon AND the (some important) info which I had put there for “safe keeping” and “future reference”!  Can it be retrieved?

The good news is that you can’t delete Notes from your phone. You may have accidentally moved it to another page as we explained in a previous article.

Unlocking Your Phone

Thursday, December 25th, 2014

Unlocking your phone for overseas use or use on another carrier can be fairly straight forward, or a total pain in the butt, but not impossible. Continue reading

How Can I Delete Cloud Access?

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

How to remove the OneDrive app from your Windows 7 PC. Continue reading

Is It Safe to Delete Windows.old Folders?

Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Beverly from Taunton MA writes:

I have an ASUS CM5570 that is 4 years old as of Aug 9. It came with VISTA and a Win 7 Home Premium upgrade. I then purchased Win 7 Ultimate. Now I have all of them aboard under Windows, Windows old, Windows old.000 and windows old .oo1. Could I remove any of them because my HD is 3/4 full

How Can I Save My 8MM Film?

Monday, December 8th, 2014

We all love our old home movies. The format that they’re on? Not so much. Here are some options for updating that so that you can continue to enjoy them. Continue reading

Unlocking Your Blackberry

Sunday, November 30th, 2014

Unlocking a Blackberry can be a trial. Here are some hints and tips. Continue reading

4 great extensions for Thunderbird e-mail that make your life much easier. Continue reading

New E-mail Scams

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

Two new e-mail scams that I have to admit use some pretty clever tactics. Continue reading

Word Frequency Counter

Monday, November 17th, 2014

Word Frequency Counter allows you to count the frequency usage of each word in your text. Continue reading

Facebook: Friend, Page or Group?

Sunday, November 16th, 2014

What’s the difference between a Facebook profile, page, group and event? We break it down. Continue reading

10 Minute Mail

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

10 – Minute – Mail : temporary free web-based addresses created in advance, with no registration required. Addresses expire after 10 minutes, but this time can be manually “refilled”. Continue reading

Why Is My WiFi Signal Weak?

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

If you are having problems receiving your wi-fi signal, there are a number of possible reasons. Here are a few… Continue reading

Console Living Room

Monday, November 10th, 2014

Console Living Room lets you play 900 Classic Arcade from Classic Consoles in your web browser! Continue reading

Can I Run Windows 10 As A Virtual Machine?

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

Rob wants to know if he’ll be able to run Windows 10 in a virtual machine. Continue reading

Add your own entries to the Autocorrect feature of MS Word to boost your productivity. Continue reading

Restoring Images

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

If you have saved compressed versions of pictures over your full-sized versions, you may be able to restore these from a backup. Continue reading

Why Is My Homepage Stuck On One Date?

Monday, October 13th, 2014

Irene’s homepage is stuck on one date. We explain the simple steps to take care of the problem. Continue reading

SD Card Class – What Does It Mean?

Monday, October 6th, 2014

What does SD card class really mean? Is a 10 better than a 2? We break down how the system works and what it means to you. Continue reading

Is there are a good PhotoShop substitute for Linux and why don’t we talk more about that operating system? Continue reading

Blue Screen Of Death And How To Solve It

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

The dreaded BLUE SCREEN OF DEATH! What it is and how to deal with it. Continue reading

Beware eBook Malware

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Security experts are warning eBook users to beware of malware attacks attached to eBooks. Bad code contained in the e-book date could infect your computer or tablet and even steal your credit card information. Continue reading

Is MSN’s New Look The Future Of Windows?

Friday, September 26th, 2014

MSN gets a new look that could offer clues about the future of Windows. Continue reading

Game Review: Doctor Who: Legacy

Sunday, September 21st, 2014

Whether you’re a Doctor Who fan or just love gem matching games like Bejeweled – Doctor Who Legacy is a fun, free game you won’t be able to put down. Continue reading

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