I remember the first time I saw a Microsoft Windows 7 commercial on TV a few years ago, where the guy who was using the computer “snapped” an open window so it took up only half a screen. And then he snapped another window and the two windows were divided equally. I said “Wow” and […]
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Every single day, nefarious creatures create wicked worms and viruses that are capable of infecting computers, phones and tablets. The effects of these viruses and worms are widespread. Some simply sit there and record your data and send it off to a foreign land, while others completely take over your device and make it do […]
Keyboard shortcuts are strange things. They seem complicated and difficult to remember, but once you use one, you seem to never forget it. And you’ll use it forever. That’s what I’ve discovered, anyway. In my day to day routine, I use keyboard shortcuts all the time. They make life faster. Just the way they’re supposed […]
Last year, I purchased a new Dell computer that had Windows 10 installed on it. The reason I bought the PC was two-fold. First, I needed a new one. I knew I was going to launch this blog, so I wanted something that would have the ability to handle all of the applications I would […]
I’m so excited to share this great Windows 10 tip with you. I’ve been waiting for something like this for a very long time. If you’re an organization freak like I am, I think you’ll enjoy reading what I have to write below. In today’s post, I’ll be talking about some very handy features that […]
When it comes to connecting to the internet, Windows 10 is absolutely awesome. Never have I experienced such plug and play beauty. Plug and play: A standard for the connection of peripherals to personal computers, whereby a device only needs to be connected to a computer in order to be configured to work perfectly, without […]
I’m not sure how many notifications I receive from Windows per day. It’s probably around 5. They usually arrive during the morning hours from a variety of apps that I have installed on my machine. You probably know the ones I’m referring to – those that say things like “ScanSnap Scanner Now Has an Update […]
I’ve owned a lot of cameras in my day and never have I held something in my hand wondering what to do with it. I’m not sure if this is the general feeling about GoPros out there, but I’d say they are not very intuitive. I recognize that one of the primary appeals of this […]
Late August and early September is the beginning of the school season all around the United States. Fortunately for some and unfortunately for others, all the kids head back off to school. It’s an exciting time for children, parents and teachers alike. So exiting in fact, social media is set afire with posts and photos […]
In today’s post, I’d like to do a bit of exploration. I want to compare the days of yesteryear when Windows contained much of its access to various settings in what’s known at the Control Panel to today’s version of Windows that contains many of the same items in what’s called Settings. Even though there’s […]