Tag: tips

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…

Does Your Internet Seem Slow?

Does Your Internet Seem Slow? Based on an article by Fiona Syrett at http://digitalunite.com/ Here is a simple way to check your speed and some tips for speeding it up. When you sign up for broadband, your internet provider (ISP) tells you the maximum speed you can expect. However, the reality can be quite different. It’s very…

Passwords Can Be Simple and Safe

Passwords Can Be Simple and Safe I know you hate having to use so many passwords.  It’s a big pain to keep track of them.  You might even be using the same password for multiple sites and allowing your web browser to save them so you don’t have to login every time. A recent article by…

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…

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…

Critical Safety Tips

I learned some Important tips this week from my friend and technical specialist, Dominique Fruchtman of Desert Cow Computers.  She is the one I refer for cleaning up the mess when clients get those nasty viruses. First, be aware that delivery services like UPS and Fed Ex will not send you emails saying there is a package…

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…

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…

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