Tag: Tips and Tricks

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…

​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…

Six Simple Maintenance Tips for Windows PCs

Most computer owners don’t know much about basic computer maintenance and their PCs are likely to slow down or crash as a result. Of course, most of us don’t know much about cars either, but we know to give them gas, change the oil and keep an eye out for flat tires. It’s the same…

How to Use Flash Drives

Some of my clients who use flash drives, have been at risk of losing their data because they needed to know a few important rules.  I hope you will find this information helpful and that you will share it with others so they can benefit too.  If you need a little tutoring to master this…

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…

No More Password Hassles with LastPass

No More Password Hassles! Treat your password like your toothbrush. Don’t let anybody else use it, and get a new one every six months. Clifford Stoll                                      Read more at brainyquote.com Are you ready to put your password hassles to rest…

Would You Believe This?

If you received an email saying this would you believe it?   “Your account PayPal is limited you have to solve the problem in 24 hours” Hello PayPal customer, We are sorry to inform you that you can not access all your paypal advantages like sending money and purchasing,due to account limitation  Why my account…

Simple Fixes for Webcam Spying

Are you scared by all the news stories suggesting that hackers can spy on you through your computer and gadget cameras? My mother has been really concerned about it and I understand how scary it can be.  It is almost overwhelming and really annoying when all these “advances” in technology bring new challenges and require…

OpenOffice.org

Sometimes I Feel Stupid Too!     One of the biggest challenges for me in my work is that so many of my clients say they feel so stupid.  No one is stupid!  One of my goals in my work is to help my clients feel better about themselves.   No one is born with…

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