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Backups Don’t Have to Be Hard or Confusing

diagram of cloud and mobile devices

I love articles by How To Geek because they often cover basic information that my clients should know.  The articles are written very clearly but sometimes I make them even simpler by providing a shorter version and definitions of technical terminology. I’ve talked about backups many times, so I think most of you will be…

My Bad….I Should Have Warned You!

Recent Microsoft and Apple Updates – Causing Stress And Confusion I’ve had a rash of calls from people complaining that Windows Update is tying up their computers for hours and hours, or that their iPads or iPhones are suddenly looking and acting very differently. Don’t feel bad, I’ve had the same issues! I knew changes were…

​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…

Good News – Phones Unlocked!

Good News – Phones Unlocked! The government has agreed to the unlocking of devices in the United States  This means you can now unlock your mobile phone or tablet (iPhones, iPads, Android smartphones and tablets) and use it with a different wireless network carrier. All major service providers like Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint and U.S…

Microsoft And Apple Finally Playing Together Nice? Not!

I always love hearing from my clients and friends when they have an idea or a question.  It keeps me up to speed with your needs and concerns and provides me with the opportunity help others as well.  I enjoy doing the research and making the mistakes, so you don’t have to. Recently I received…

FYI for Current Users of Apple iPhone, iPad and iPod

FYI:  For Current Owners of Apple Gadgets: The iOS 8 update is available now for users of iPhone 4 and later, iPad 2 and later, iPad mini and later, and iPod touch (fifth generation). You may have to delete some things in order to have enough memory to install the update.  It can take quite…

iPhone VS Android — “The Boys Slug It Out For Another Round”

iPhone Vs Android “The Boys” Slug It Out For Another Round Apple and Google went for another round in the competition for market dominance this week as Apple launched it’s larger iPhone 6 models and its iOS 8 operating system for all its gadgets. iOS 8 has has some very cool new features and I…

Back Up Your Smart Phone and Tablets

  Please Check This Now! Is your smart phone or tablet doing backups? Did you even know that it’s supposed to? Do you realize that if your phone or tablet breaks or is stolen, you might lose your photos, music, address book and notes? Apparently none of the people who sell phones are setting it…

Video Calling Is Such Fun!

Have you ever done video calling? It’s really fun and I’m finding that many of my clients use it to stay in touch with their children and grandchildren. You can get loved ones together on the same group video call — in just a few clicks. You can even show your screen. It’s great for…

Pre-purchase Consultation Questions

One of my services is consulting with people to help them choose the best computer or gadget for their individual needs.  So much frustration can be avoided by buying the right product in the first place, and I have already test-driven quite a few of them in order to pave the way for others to…

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