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Lately I have been getting an avalanche of pop up screens when I am on the Internet. One such message occurred as I was opening my email. 'You have encountered error messages. Browser may have been infected / Crash .. … Continue reading

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  What is the difference between an App and a Program, NOTHING. Apps is an abbreviation for application, which is a piece of software. It can run on the Internet, on your computer, or on your phone or other electronic … Continue reading

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Calling your grandkids instead of the help desk? Just be aware that you may get attitude!

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I have worked with many adult computer beginners who were confused as to  the difference between the computer and monitor, often thinking the monitor was the computer. The monitor is the device that displays the desktop and programs that you … Continue reading

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The following is common terminolgy associated with the Windows operating system.  It would be benificial to memorize them.  The more you know the easier using a computer becomes. Active Window – The active window is the window where all the … Continue reading

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  In the past I used colored sticky notes to remind me of tasks I needed to undertake, calls I had to make, or groceries I needed to buy. I would stick them on my desk and remove them when … Continue reading

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Picture a beautiful green lawn, millions of blades of grass stretching across an acre of land. You pull a blade out and it goes unnoticed. You then pull a million blades out and the results become visible.   The beauty … Continue reading

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 After 244 years and over 2 million printed copies, the Encyclopedia Britannica will no longer publish the reference books we grew up with but will focus exclusively on their digital website. Over the past few years most of the sales … Continue reading

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Laughter is still the best medicine so have a dose on me.

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Tablet Computers

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Tablets, such as the new Ipad, are becoming more and more popular. Besides having most PC computer capabilities, tablet computers include wireless Internet capability, GPS navigation, and video camera functions, weigh around two or three pounds  and typically have a … Continue reading

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