Tag: Computer Tutor

Are you wondering if you should upgrade your OS?

There are major changes happening with computer and mobile gadget operating systems and it’s my mission to make it easy for you to keep up and enjoy the many benefits.

Crapware

Crapware: Why manufacturers install it, what you can do about it, and why it’s not going to go away   Based on an article by Adrian Kingsley-Hughes  http://www.zdnet.com/ Crapware, also know as “bloatware” or “junkware,” are apps that hardware companies install onto their devices on top of the operating system (OS).  It’s a bunch of free trials and…

Convenient & Affordable New Service for You!

Convenient & Affordable New Service for You! From time to time, clients have said they wished they could have me on a “retainer” to answer a quick question or get them out of a jam.  We have discussed a subscription service where people would pay a monthly fee, but most people wouldn’t need help every…

Do You Reboot?

Do You Reboot? Your Techie Tip for this week is to turn your computer completely off at least once a week.  The reason this is important is that its memory gets too full and it’s likely to slow down or get confused. (Just like us!) During the shutdown process, it files everything away where it belongs…

Amazing Uses for Photos

Amazing Uses for Photos This past week I did a lot of instruction in photo management and it wasn’t with vacation photos as you would expect for this time of year.  Of course, the techniques are the same but it’s amazing how many interesting things clients are doing with photos. Even more important to me,…

Avoid Printer Drama

Do Moon Phases Affect Printers?   Do the phases of the moon affect techie gadgets?  This past week was so full of printer drama that I had to wonder… Here are some tips that will help you maintain peace in your techie world: If you need to move your printer, be sure to turn it off…

I teach online dating technology

Love is in the air!  Recently, I’ve been honored to help two clients set up their online dating profiles and learn how to use dating websites. Actually, I’ve done this many times before, including taking photos of clients in various attire and teaching them how to upload the photos to their profiles. (Professional photos are better.…

Do You Need A Tablet?

There are so many people using tablets now that it’s hard to believe that it’s only been four years since the first iPad came on the scene.  Some analysts think tablets will outsell laptops soon.  So the question is, do you want one and if so, do you want an Apple or an Android model?…

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