10 – Google Search Tips: Wildcard Search

Today’s Google search tip is about using wildcards when you do a Google search. To illustrate my point please finish this phrase: Teach an Old… Tony Holowitz: Free Google Search Tips and Tricks I love teaching people about computers. My free computer...

Computer Security Tips and OnGuardOnline.gov

Here is another great video from the Federal Trade Commissions YouTube channel about computer security.  OnGuardOnline.gov is the federal government’s website to help you be safe, secure and responsible online. The Federal Trade Commission manages OnGuardOnline.gov,...

YouTube Tip 1: An Introduction to YouTube

It is Time to Experience YouTube: YouTube It YouTube is the second largest search engine in the United States. Google ranks number one and Google owns YouTube.  If you need to learn about something, about anything, look for a video on YouTube.  I fixed my dishwasher...

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 29: Creating Shortcuts

Let me teach you how to create a shortcut to files or folders. Computer users create all kinds of files on their computers. It might be a Microsoft Word document, a picture, an Excel file or something similar. As the number of files you’ve created grows, you...

Access Tip 11: Multi-Table Queries, Part 2

In the last video, we created a query using two tables. We used a left join so that the query would look at the Orders table first, and we used search criteria to narrow down our results. In this video, we’re going to look at joins in a bit more depth, as...

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...

Computer Tip 9: Discovering the Internet

This is an oldie but a goodie. This recording is a few years old. But the fundamentals you pick up watching this video hold true today. This video uses Internet Explorer to teach you about the World Wide Web and the Internet. Today, we have other browsers that we can...