Author Archives: JS

About JS

JS has grown up around computers and has developed a wealth of end-user experience. Technology interests include robotics, vintage video games, music gear, multimedia software, home security and Internet security.

Anatomy of an Internet browser

  Posted Friday, March 29th, 2013 at 11:54 pm

In this study we will be identifying the basic anatomy of the ubiquitous yet oft misunderstood critters known as Internet browsers… Continue reading

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Windows 8 tips & tricks

  Posted Friday, January 11th, 2013 at 12:47 am

By now, many users have an opinion on Windows 8… Continue reading

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Common computer terms

  Posted Thursday, November 1st, 2012 at 12:01 am

Computers and technology can be confusing. Even more so if one does not understand the terminology… Continue reading

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How-to: Spot fake websites and search results

  Posted Thursday, October 11th, 2012 at 9:41 pm

Fake websites are becoming more & more prevalent these days… Continue reading

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Apps turn your phone into a document scanner

  Posted Thursday, September 27th, 2012 at 6:46 pm

We use our cell phones for just about everything these days. Now, with the help of some new apps, you can use your phone as a document scanner…. Continue reading

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Important Alert: Google Apps to stop supporting Internet Explorer 8

  Posted Monday, September 17th, 2012 at 10:50 pm

Google announced today, that beginning November 15th, Google Apps will no longer be supporting Internet Explorer 8… Continue reading

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How-to: Back up or transfer Firefox bookmarks

  Posted Wednesday, September 12th, 2012 at 10:51 pm

Mozilla Firefox makes it very easy to back up your bookmarks. It can even create backups automatically… Continue reading

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Password power, what you’re up against

  Posted Thursday, September 6th, 2012 at 5:29 pm

We’ve talked a few times about password strength and the need for a powerful password, but wanted to take a little time to talk about what you’re up against… Continue reading

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New Parallels, Desktop 8, for Windows 8 on Mac

  Posted Thursday, August 30th, 2012 at 11:16 pm

Parallels is a nifty piece of software that allows you to run both Windows and Mac OSX on your Apple machine… Continue reading

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$15 Windows 8 upgrade – What you need to know

  Posted Tuesday, August 21st, 2012 at 10:43 pm

Buy a Windows 7 computer in the last couple of months? Heard the news about the upcoming release of Windows 8? Continue reading

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