QR Codes

QR Codes are everywhere! Let’s learn what they are, why and where we use them and how to use them. QR Codes – What Are They? QR is an abbrevation for “quick response.” Basically, the QR Code is a two-dimentional bar code. The code was developed in 1994 by Masahiro Hara and his team of engineers at Denso-Wave. Once created, […]

Cool Backgrounds

When I’m conducting a live seminar (remember the pre-coronavirus days?) or when I create a YouTube video, people often comment about the desktop backgrounds I use. For instance, the picture above is a pretty neat background of a vinyl record and the player it’s sitting on. Oh, I know some people use one of their own pictures for the desktop […]

You Can Bank On This!

In my video, “How To Prepare Your Computing Devices For A Hurricane,” I talk about USB Power Banks. (The video is at the end of this post if you haven’t seen it yet.) The picture above shows three of mine (I have more.) which are all fully charged. Since I’m sitting here writing this post as we await Hurricane Isaias, […]

I Recommend These…

People often ask me what books I recommend when it comes to computing devices. I have a number of them I really enjoy and/or find helpful for my customers. In this post, I’m sharing fourteen of them. This array covers everything from computer history to Windows 10 and both Bill Gates and Steve Jobs. There is a plethora of knowledge […]

Caveat Emptor!

When it comes to buying a computing device, do you make your purchase based primarily on price? Not to be blunt, but if you answered “Yes” to that question, you’re making a mistake. There are so many other considerations when you go to purchase a new computer, tablet, smartphone or similar device. In truth, price should be at the very […]