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.

Google Maps: Tips & Tricks

  Posted Thursday, August 16th, 2012 at 10:06 pm

Many of us use Google Maps on a regular basis, but don’t delve any deeper than the most basic functions such as directions… Continue reading

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Maintaining online accounts – Security flaws and mistakes

  Posted Thursday, August 9th, 2012 at 11:18 pm

A very interesting story has recently caught our attention; it is the tale of a technology journalist who had hackers wreak havoc on his online life… Continue reading

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How-to: Sync notes from OSX Mountain Lion to iOS & Android devices

  Posted Thursday, August 2nd, 2012 at 6:43 pm

Ever wish you could access all of your random little annotations from the Notes application on your mobile devices? Continue reading

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The evolution of Windows so far

  Posted Tuesday, July 24th, 2012 at 10:28 pm

There has recently been a lot of talk about the upcoming release of Windows 8… Continue reading

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Understanding different types of wireless technology

  Posted Tuesday, June 26th, 2012 at 11:19 pm

Technological terms can be confusing, especially when the same term can be attributed to different technologies… Continue reading

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Important Alert: Millions of LinkedIn passwords leaked

  Posted Thursday, June 7th, 2012 at 8:59 pm

It has been recently reported that millions of LinkedIn user passwords have been leaked online… Continue reading

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How-to: Use Compatibility View in Internet Explorer

  Posted Thursday, April 26th, 2012 at 11:25 pm

The Internet is an ever evolving place. Therefore, some webpages are bound to get left behind and not be updated for years. Continue reading

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How-to: Create less common fraction symbols in Word

  Posted Thursday, April 12th, 2012 at 8:30 pm

Microsoft Word will auto-correct many common fractions into their fraction symbol, but it does not auto-correct all of them by default… Continue reading

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Reminder: Macs get viruses too

  Posted Friday, April 6th, 2012 at 10:42 pm

A recent report highlighting a particularly widespread infection is another stark reminder that Macs are not invulnerable to viruses… Continue reading

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How-to: Use keyboard shortcuts in Thunderbird

  Posted Thursday, April 5th, 2012 at 9:43 pm

Mozilla Thunderbird is an excellent free application for storing, sorting and organizing your email… Continue reading

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