11 – GOOGLE SEARCH TIPS: CALCULATOR

Google is a calculator and I suspect you didn’t know that. In this video tutorial I will show you how to use Google to do both simple and slightly complex math. Don’t be scared, the math is harmless. Tony Holowitz: Free Google Search Tips and Tricks I love teaching...

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...

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...

Computer Tip 7: Double Clicking

When do I double-click? One of the most common questions I get from new computer users is when to click and went to double-click. In my opinion it’s really quite simple, when in doubt double-click. If it only required one click while the first click will do it....

Computer Tip 14: Be Careful of Phishing Emails

I have clients that have fallen victim to the curiosity of phishing emails. Be careful. Phishing emails prey on the curiosity of people that get emails from well known companies that suggests action needs to be taken by clicking on a link in an email. For example, you...

Computer Tip 24: Working with Folders

Your computer is just like a filing cabinet! If you look around your office you most likely have a desk and a filing cabinet at a minimum. The top of your desk, or the desktop, most likely has things scattered all around it. Your filing cabinets are full of folders...

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...

Computer Tip 5: Using the Internet & Email

The Internet and Email My 90 year old neighbor does not use a computer. One of the main reasons he should use a computer and learn how to use a computer is for sending and receiving email and for surfing the Internet.  In this day and age, that’s all he...

Computer Tip 12: Managing the Desktop

The desktop of your computer is similar to the desktop of your desk. The desktop of your computer has icons on it. It most likely also has folders on it and other items you might not recognize. Just like the desk in your office or home it can become cluttered. The...