Text Message Scam

Let me set the scene: your friend John is rushing to get his daughter from school and his son to the soccer field, and he still needs to stop at the grocery store because there’s nothing in the fridge. In the midst of this everyday madness, he gets a text message from...

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...

My Thoughts on the Windows 10 Free Upgrade

In my opinion, you are crazy if you update your Windows computer to Windows 10! Let me tell you why. First and foremost this has nothing to do with Windows 10, I am hearing nothing but good things about Microsoft’s most recent version of Windows. But this is the...

Keyboard Shortcuts

Keyboard Shortcuts For Windows and Mac Keyboard shortcuts are often used in modern operating systems and computer software programs. Using keyboard shortcuts could save you a lot of time. Basic Shortcuts Description Windows Mac OS Edit menu Alt + E Ctrl + F2 + F File...

Microsoft Ribbon and Tabs Tutorials

Microsoft Office Training Tutorials: Introducing the Microsoft Ribbon & Tabs When I teach people things about Microsoft Office I typically use Microsoft Word as the tool to create my tutorials. The things you learn Microsoft Word will carry over to Excel,...

What Is Pinterest?

RELATED BOOK Pinterest For Dummies By Kelby Carr Pinterest is an online pinboard, a visual take on the social bookmarking site. Unlike other social bookmarking sites, such as Digg and StumbleUpon, content shared on Pinterest is driven entirely by visuals. In fact, you...

These are the 25 worst passwords of 2015 | PCWorld

The more common password faux pas remain including basic numerical passwords and sports terms. Star Wars: The Force Awakens was big news in 2015, and it appears quite a few people went with Star Wars-themed passwords such as ‘starwars,’ ‘solo,’ and ‘princess.’ More by...

Be Careful What You Post on Facebook

You should assume that things you post on the Internet stays there forever. When you put something on Facebook, or the Internet for that matter, whether it be video, photos or comments, you need to recognize that it is there for the world to see forever. Technically I...

TED Talks: Discover New Worlds and Ideas

I love Ted talks. Ted talks offer a wide range of topics that will give you a chance to learn about things you didn’t even know existed. In my mind, Ted talks are like that class you took that you never thought you’d get anything out of it and then you...