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 October 7th, 2013 by Bob and Joy Schwabach
A pretty girl, very sweet looking, knocked on our door and said to Joy:”I have to get on the Internet. Can I use your password?” We didn’t know her and she wasn’t a neighbor, but she stood poised and ready with notebook and pen to take down our password.
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Posted on June 5th, 2013 by Bob and Joy Schwabach
Whoa! Another reason to buy a $250 Chromebook laptop instead of something similar for twice the price: We just found out we get free Wi-Fi on airlines and 100 gigabytes of storage online.
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Posted on March 11th, 2013 by Bob and Joy Schwabach
Someday we’ll all use our smartphones instead of credit or debit cards, says Joy. A lot of techie types agree. Not bloody likely, says Bob.
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Posted on November 5th, 2012 by Bob and Joy Schwabach
Instead of fighting over the family iPad on long car trips and plane rides, three people can watch their own movie or TV show on their own tablet, computer or phone, all streamed from a little Seagate box that can hold 300 high definition movies.
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Posted on March 8th, 2012 by Bob and Joy Schwabach
We’re pretty sure we were the target of an attempted identity theft recently. Joy was asked to “verify” information on the phone regarding a recent credit card application. Bob was very suspicious, so Joy said, skip it, she didn’t want the card anyway. Even after she said that, she was asked to verify her birth date and other personal information in order to cancel. Whoop, whoop, whoop: Enemy attack! Battle stations! She hung up.
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Posted on February 16th, 2012 by Bob and Joy Schwabach
Just as everyone is feeling comfortable with WiFi, WiGig is coming in 2013. If you go to YouTube and type “Panasonic WiGig” in the search box, you can see Panasonic’s demonstration.
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Posted on August 30th, 2011 by Bob and Joy Schwabach
Our nephew is going to Spain for a year, and he may find it tough to connect. A reader wrote us with a similar problem. Well, two problems equal one search. There’s a new app from Skype that lets you use an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch to get on the Internet for less than you would pay at most public hotspots,
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Posted on April 5th, 2011 by Bob and Joy Schwabach
Starbucks says that starting April 23 they will provide free Wi-Fi access to Economist magazine, Marvel Comics, and ESPN’s Rumor Central. Can other coffee and fast food joints be far behind?
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Posted on March 23rd, 2011 by Bob and Joy Schwabach
Starting April 23, Starbucks will give you free access to the Economist magazine, Marvel Comics, and ESPN’s Rumor Central as part of their free Wi-Fi service.
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