Your new TV is now a computer. As such, there are times when things go bonkers, and you may need to reboot. This past week, I experienced just such an occurrence. The following diagram shows our current, 2021, TV configuration. The Comcast box is connected to HDMI 1 […]
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Now that the pandemic has forced everyone to understand the value of telecommuting, videoconferencing, and remote work…..when the pandemic is over….there should no longer be any hesitation about continuing remote working! Benefits for a Company You can hire anyone, in any part of the country, or the world. […]
Science is real and the latest result of some really cool science, and lots of really smart STEM / STEAM people, is the vaccine for the coronavirus. That vaccine has just shipped and is now being injected in front line workers and nursing home residents so they will […]
2020 has been one messed up year, but, hey……it’s almost Christmas…..so browse this page for a cool gift for your favorite GEEK…..or for yourself. Enjoy! All links go to AmazonSmile where you can select ForCarol.com as your charity of choice. Drive Safe! Never Forget. The Child (Baby Yoda) […]
October 29, 2020 is the day I received the new Pixel 5, and the day I realized….hmmmmm, this phone is small. 🙂 Not that small is a bad thing….for sure it is the lightest phone I have had in 4 years or more, weighing in at 5 3/8 […]
I started this blog entry way back in June 2019, but, I could not find the power supply, function generator, and soldering iron, so I gave up the dig. At home during the COVID-19 pandemic, I went back to digging in the garage and surprise! I found the […]
Go here to learn more about Google Career Certificates for technically inclined folks who may not have, or do not plan to get, a college degree. Study to be a Data Analyst, Project Manager, UX Designer (User Interface), and IT Support Specialist. I think I may just take […]
As you may have heard…..Google Play Music is going to be discontinued sometime later this year (no specific dates that I could find) and Youtube Music will be the go to place for your Google-fied music collection. I have been trying to find out how to move my […]
Update 9/14/2020: Google will announce new products Sept 30, 2020 (go here to participate). That includes my next phone….the Pixel 5 (ordered a Sorta Sage, Pixel 5 (8 gig RAM, 128 gig storage, 5G capable, with two back cameras one being a 16 Mpixel wide angle)….due to arrive […]
I’ve used Google Duo to connect one-on- one in the recent past and it worked great. I saw a news article today that said Google Duo now supports up to 12 people on a videoconference. Not sure if that is accurate (FYI….in the past the statement 12 people […]