Posted on January 2nd, 2017 by Bob and Joy Schwabach
Topics: the new Chromebook, 3D art and photos, glamorous camping, news, tech tips.
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Posted on November 28th, 2016 by Bob and Joy Schwabach
Topics: Using DOS instead of Windows to save photos quickly. Virtual reality for kids. Internuts. Digitizing a paper photo with the free Google PhotoScan.
Filed under: art, health, photos, programming, Windows | 2 Comments »
Posted on October 24th, 2016 by Bob and Joy Schwabach
This week’s topics: Easy backup in Windows 10, preventing hackers, new Epson printer. “Internuts” include a bedtime story site, photo collage site, gaming site and anti-politics site.
Filed under: anti-virus, graphics, Internuts, kids, photos, printer, security, virus, Windows | 2 Comments »
Posted on August 29th, 2016 by Bob and Joy Schwabach
Movies versus video games, public radio app, setting your home page and finding a professional.
Filed under: apps, business, career, Internuts, radio, trends, Windows | 1 Comment »
Posted on August 15th, 2016 by Bob and Joy Schwabach
Five topics: Getting Better Directions, Better Searching with Google Chrome, Fun Doggy website, Political website tells you which candidate you’re most like, What Cortana can do
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Posted on August 8th, 2016 by Bob and Joy Schwabach
Topics: Texting a soldier, retro game, video trends, avoiding loud commercials, family safety settings, sketching tips, ten enigmas that defy explanation.
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Posted on May 23rd, 2016 by Bob and Joy Schwabach
Here are some facts on children’s use of their phones. Most kids get their first phone at age 10. The most common activity is texting. Almost a third have sent text messages to their parents even though everyone involved was in the house. Seventy-six percent of kids access the Internet from the family room, down from 85 percent four years ago. A quarter of kids now have private access from their bedrooms. Fifty percent of kids begin using Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat at age 12 or younger. The study was done by Influence Central, a marketing firm. Making Windows 10 Look Like Windows 7 For $5 we can finally stop moaning about the clunky look of Windows10. “Start10” is […]
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Posted on May 2nd, 2016 by Bob and Joy Schwabach
Joy converted to using a Mac a couple months ago, after her Windows 10 machine became so slow she almost tossed it out the window. Then Bob spilled tea on the Mac (It was an accident! Really!) and the rest is history.
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Posted on April 4th, 2016 by Bob and Joy Schwabach
Sometimes we pay attention to our own column. Right after we wrote about Google’s “Project Fi” phone service, we ditched our T-Mobile service and signed up. It was, as they say, a moment of epiphany.
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Posted on March 14th, 2016 by Bob and Joy Schwabach
Every new Windows computer is supposed to be better than the last. But the old ones do something the new ones can’t: they run old programs. There’s an estimated 250 million Windows XP computers out there. They are powerful computers, better than anything NASA had when they landed men on the moon, and they’re cheap. Joy bought a refurbished Dell for $70. That’s less than we paid for an electric toothbrush. And furthermore, it works great. So what’s the problem? Well, Microsoft has abandoned Windows XP — no more support, no more updates. But that doesn’t matter if you don’t go on the Internet. In short, this has to be a stand-alone machine, isolated. They — the mysterious and malevolent […]
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