Category Archives: Internet

Private Browsing: It’s not private but it’s good for some things

Private Browsing: It’s not private but it’s good for some things While private browsing is anything but private, there are some good reasons to use it, but none them are related to hiding your activities, as you aren’t going to hide anything by using private browsing. Every site you visit is logged by your ISP… Read More »

How to Quickly Find Your WiFi Network Password in Windows 10

How to Quickly Find Your WiFi Network Password in Windows 10 If you get a new computer, a tablet, a smart phone, an Amazon Fire,  a smart thermostat, a Roku player, a smart TV,  or any internet connected device, you’re going to need to know your WiFi network password.  And if you’re like most people… Read More »

Firefox Quantum: Test Drive It Today

Firefox Quantum: Test Drive It Today If you’re not afraid of trying beta software (software in testing stages) you might want to test drive Firefox’s current, in-the-works  attempt to catch up with number one Chrome. We tested Firefox Quantum today, and we didn’t find it was 2x times faster, but it does use less resources.… Read More »

Tech Support Scams Continue to Evolve

Tech Support Scams Continue to Evolve One day last week,  I was looking at freeware picks, and site picks, and evaluating them for possible inclusion in our newsletters. I had 12-15 tabs open at the time, when suddenly, what to my bloodshot eyes should appear? This: And accompanying these ominous warnings including “There is a… Read More »

Having Problems With Your Wi-Fi Connection? This Q & A might help you

Having Problems With Your Wi-Fi Connection? This Q & A might help you Over the course of the last year, we have received dozens of questions similar to the one we’re featuring from Jean today. If you’re having problems with your Wi-Fi, perhaps our answer to Jean will help. Jean has problems connecting to her… Read More »

Tech Support Scams, Microsoft Support Scams: Scams Scams Everywhere!

Tech Support Scams, Microsoft Support Scams: Scams Scams Everywhere! We published this article in May 2017 – focusing then on the Microsoft support scams going around at the time. This is a big update to that post and we’ve included even more screen shots of Microsoft tech support scams and other tech support scams –… Read More »