iPhone Tip 25: iCloud

iCloud Backup Service for your iPhone In this tutorial we will learn about iCloud for your iPhone and related devices. Aaron at Zollotech does a great job of explaining how to keep all of your information safe and in multiple places. If you haven’t started using...

Computer Tip 6: Getting Around the Screen

In these three tutorials we will take a look at the fundamentals of getting around the computer screen via Solitaire. If you are new to computers one of the most fundamental things that you need to learn is how to navigate around the computer screen with ease. I use...

Access Tip 7: Working with Forms

In Access 2010, data is stored in tables, but you’ll often use forms to view and edit the information. Compared to tables, forms are easier and faster to use. In many databases, forms play a crucial role, as they allow you to add data to several related tables...

Access Tip 13: Creating a Totals Query

Queries can return a large amount of results, and often many of the results are identical For example, if we created a query to see which items have been ordered from our bakery, most of the items will appear multiple times. Sometimes, it’s much more useful to...

YouTube Tip 8: Videos of a Typical Day

YouTube Video Examples: A Typical Work Day To illustrate my point that you could find videos on YouTube about just about anything, I found myself wondering how could I get that point across to you. I decided on illustrating a typical work day for many of us. That...

Computer Tip 11: Internet Searching

Three tutorials about searching the Internet. I have produced three tutorials that I’ve grouped together here to give you a good introduction to searching the Internet, or World Wide Web. Although these tutorials were produced for beginners I believe even...

Amazon Echo review – CNET

Fall 2016 update Since introducing the original Amazon Echo in November 2014, Amazon has continued to refresh and expand its lineup of hands-free, voice-enabled speakers. In April, the company introduced the Echo Dot, a smaller version of the Echo, and in September...

YouTube Tip 2: YouTube is Number Two

When You Search Google, Expect to See YouTube Results. My experience has been that when I tell my students to search for things they tend to go for Google. There is nothing wrong with that and it is a great place to find things. However, when I suggest that they...

Protect Your Computer from Malware

This video about malware (spyware and viruses) was created by the Federal Trade Commission and is posted on their YouTube Channel. Published on Oct 3, 2012 Malware is short for “malicious software.” It includes viruses and spyware that get installed on...

Hijacked Computer: What to Do

This is another great video from the Federal Trade Commission about Hijacked Computers. Published on Mar 23, 2015 Can’t turn your computer on or off? Is it acting up, running slow, opening pages you didn’t click, or displaying pop-ups constantly? There’s a...

iPhone Tip 18: Calculator

How Do I Use The Calculator On My Apple iPhone? As of stated all along your iPhone does a variety of things, in this case it is a calculator. This tutorial will show you how to use the iPhone calculator and I suspect, yet I have not confirmed, that there are a wide...