Category: Fun

The gift of technology – My top 13 Gratitude List

Happy Thanksgiving! Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday.  Doesn’t it feel so good to take time to focus on all the blessings in our lives? One of my greatest blessings is being able to do work that I love and to be able to make other’s lives happier and richer. You make this possible and I…

A Little Comic Relief

Modern technology can be really frustrating at times.  Besides occasional malfunctions, there are the constant changes!  If you feel stressed-out sometimes, I want you to know that you are not alone.  It’s even a challenge for me to keep up!! Fortunately, I love reading, doing research and taking classes.  And, being able to share what I know and brighten up someone’s day…

​Do You Use Skype or Face Time?

Why Use Skype? Skype is an app that lets you connect with people using the video camera on your computer or mobile device. Face Time does the same thing, but only works with Apple products. Even if you use Face Time, it’s a good idea to know how to use Skype as well. They are…

See Your Computer on “The Big Screen”

Have you ever wished you could see your computer screen on a TV?  Would you like to see emails, web pages, photos slideshows, YouTube videos and movies on a big screen or display presentations for your business? Well you can….and it can be pretty simple and inexpensive to set up. The simplest method is Chromecast because…

Have you heard about Telikin?

Have you heard about Telikin? A client asked me this recently so I looked in to it and I am impressed!  Telikin is a super easy to use touch screen computer.  It will be a great solution for many of my clients and I thought you might be interested in it for yourself or for…

Great Apps for Computers and

Apps are not just for smartphones and tablets. Many apps are web based and accessed through your web browser. You don’t have to have a smart phone or tablet to use some of the most popular apps. However, when people buy smartphones or tablets, they often ask me what apps they should know about.  I’m…

The Joys of Airplane Mode

  Many of us will be traveling and visiting family this time of year.  Here are some tips to enhance the peace and joy of your holiday season. Using Airplane Mode on your smartphone isn’t only useful for flights. The feature can prolong your battery life or allow you to unplug and enjoy some uninterrupted…

Gift Me To Your Friends and Family

Gift Me!  I always have gift certificates.  Herald in more peace and joy to the world this year by gifting computer or gadget Tutoring!Before you purchase a techie gift for someone, consider booking a consultation with me about the best gadget for their needs.

Listen Up Sports Fans… There’s An App for That!

This week a client asked me if he could watch college football on his new tablet.  Yes!  “There’s an app for that.”  Actually there are a lot of apps available.  There are many free and paid options to watch football, soccer, basketball, tennis and other favorite sports. You can download an app through “the company…

Can’t Type? Try Dragon Naturally Speaking

Can’t Type?   There is a great solution.  Dragon Naturally Speaking Dragon is similar to the speech recognition apps on smart phones like Siri and Google Voice, but you can train Dragon to recognize your voice and your speech patterns so it gets more and more accurate.  It will even scan the emails in your “Sent”…

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