Like A Spell Checker on Steroids

When typing documents, do you misspell the same words frequently? Well here is a great solution. When you see the work underlined in red, point on it, then right click to see a menu. Click on auto-correct and it will show you some choices of corrections. Choose the one you want it to substitute and,…

What Was Life Like Before YouTube?

You know how passionate I am about the joys of technology. Well, this will make your heart sing. What was life like before YouTube? Let’s Dance! A tribute to the joy of dance…it’s a wonderful thing. Song is “All These Things That I’ve Done” by The Killers.

Web Browser Hijacked

This week I’ve worked with two clients who have had their Internet Explorer web browser hijacked.  That means that a web page has been installed as their home page and they couldn’t get rid of it.  It was very confusing and frustrating for them. The solution is to download and use either Mozilla Firefox or…

How to Store Your Photos

Lately, I’ve been helping a lot of people with photo management and storage.  One of the most common questions is how best to store them. The rule of thumb for ultimate security is that you have three different kinds of backups with one being off sight.  Then if something happens to your house, you still have…

Malware Installed On Travelers’ Laptops Through Software Updates On Hotel Internet Connections

My daughter sent me a notice from the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) that there have been instances of travelers’ laptops being infected with malicious software while using hotel Internet connections. In these instances, the traveler was attempting to setup the hotel room Internet connection and was presented with a pop-up window notifying the user…

Windows 8

One of my clients needs a new computer and wanted to know if she should wait for Windows 8, so I did a little research and found a good article from Computerworld: Computerworld – Microsoft will charge users who buy a new Windows 7 PC $14.99 for an upgrade to Windows 8, according to a report.…

New Tablet Rocks Your World…but Wait!

There is a new tablet, the ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Prime, with a gorgeous 10.1-inch screen, Android 4.0 operating system and lightning fast processor and it is causing quite a stir in the tech world. Many are hailing the Transformer Prime ($500 for 32GB) as the new king of the Android mountain. In some ways,…

Vintage Videos Predict the Future?

I have always loved Kim Komando’s work.  This video is a hoot.  I think her comments are even funnier. Enjoy! VINTAGE VIDEOS PREDICT THE FUTURE? Predicting the future is tricky business. Many past predictions seem ridiculous today. Take a moment to learn about some predictions that never came true. They’ll have you laughing.

Happy New Year

Happy New Year! I celebrate the joy of knowing you and working with you. I’m always delighted to help you when you need it. I just made photo albums of my holiday pictures and emailed them to my relatives with thank you notes. You’d be surprised how quick and easy it is to do. Yes,…