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Can I Schedule Overnight Updates?

Saturday, April 25th, 2015

How to schedule overnight Windows updates. Continue reading

Do I Need A Kindle For eBooks?

Friday, April 17th, 2015

Learn how to get the Kindle app for your PC. Continue reading

Spartan’s Simplified Settings Menu

Monday, April 13th, 2015

A look at the Spartan browser’s simplified settings menu. Continue reading

Amazon Gets The Okay To Test Drones

Sunday, March 29th, 2015

Amazon gets the go-ahead from the FAA to test delivery drones. Continue reading

How increasing virtual RAM can speed up your old computer. Continue reading

Apple’s new MacBooks only have one port. Learn all about USB C. Continue reading

LibreOffice – The Basics

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

Learn the basics of LibreOffice, the free alternative to Microsoft Office. Continue reading

Could Twitter Replace Your Newspaper?

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

Could Twitter replace your newspaper. Learn about plans for a daily news edition. Continue reading

Reclaiming 7

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

Destroyed your Windows 7 restore disc? The good news is that it is possible to replace it. Continue reading

Where Can I Find Windows Mail?

Monday, March 9th, 2015

Connie wants to add Windows Mail to her new laptop. We show her where to find the program. Continue reading

Help! I’ve Lost My Admin Password

Thursday, March 5th, 2015

Dolly lost her admin password when her computer tech passed away. We look at her options for regaining control of her PC. Continue reading

Help! How Do I Burn A DVD In 8.1?

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

Beryl wants to know how to burn a DVD in Windows 8.1. Continue reading

Photography for eBay

Monday, March 2nd, 2015

Want to sell something on eBay? Learn how to take photos that show off your merchandise. Continue reading

Want to have the fun of Christmas every month? Subscribe to a geek-themed mystery box. Continue reading

External Speakers Not Working

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

Any time that you have a hardware problem, there are a number of factors that might cause it. Here are some of them, along with some solutions. Continue reading

Y H8 8?

Monday, February 2nd, 2015

Steve from Oklahoma writes:

“It appears all the questions revolve around people going back to Windows 7. If 8 and 8.1 are so great, why are so many people wanting to go back to, or stay with, 7?”

Well, Steve from Oklahoma, you’ve asked the million dollar question.   Although, in my experience, there are far more questions concerning staying with XP than

DVD Drive Not Reading

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Roseann from Mebourne, Austrailia writes:

  “Hi Steve.  I’m writing from Melbourne Australia. I’m using (please don’t laugh) Vista Premium, which I have for the last 5 years. It has never given me any trouble up to now. I have been told that this is rare. My problem relates to the E: drive. It is present in My Computer. When I right click in this

Do I Have To Upgrade?

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

The techs providing Lois’ tech support want her to upgrade to 8.1 and add OneDrive. Does she have to follow their suggestions? Continue reading

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

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