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Great Solution for Robocalls

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Here’s a great idea for handling robocalls that I hadn’t thought of before.

Google Password Checkup is Such Great News!

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With the frequent news about security breaches, are you concerned that your passwords might be compromised? Have you registered with https://haveibeenpwned.com/? Are you feeling overwhelmed? I’ve got great news for you! Google Chrome Can Tell You if your passwords have been compromised! Google has created an extension (software program) for its Chrome web browser that…

Techie Tips Live Class This Saturday – How to Buy A Printer: Tips and Tricks

Printer Meltdown

Do you find shopping for printers to be very complicated and a little overwhelming? I do too! There are so many makes, models, features, and prices! People frequently ask me what I recommend and it’s hard to know where to start. I recently had to buy a new printer myself, and in my haste, I…

Love The Leo Laporte Show

Leo Laporte, The Tech Guy from techguylabs.com

I’m a huge fan. He’s taught me a lot about how technical things work, keeps me up to date on new developments, and I really enjoy his sense of humor. We have the same opinions about a lot of things too, and it feels good to have my opinions validated by someone so knowledgeable.

What to Do With An Old Computer

When getting rid of an old computer, you need to protect the data on your hard drive if you have any sensitive information on it that you would not want criminals to see.

Windows 10 Update

You may remember that, back in July when Windows 10 originally became available, I recommended that everyone wait until “the bugs were worked out.” Now that Windows 10 has been available for five months and “the dust has settled,” it’s time to give you an update

Plan Your Year

Great tools here…especially for business owners that already have a lot “on their plates” and more they want to contribute.  Sometimes paper is as better than digital.  Yes,  I did say that.  LOL  However they will have “an app for that” too. The Freedom Journal: Accomplish Your #1 Goal in 100 Days KICKSTARTER.COM

Wait Until The Bugs Are Out!

With new technology, it’s best to wait until the bugs have been worked out…to wait until the “early adopters” have found the major problems and the company has had a chance to fix them. We’ve seen this recently with the release of the iPhone 6 and the Apple watch. Now, Microsoft is offering PC users the opportunity to upgrade their operating system (OS) to Windows 10 for free and people may be wondering if that is a good idea. It’s not!

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…

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…

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