Gutenberg is the latest blog editor from WordPress. I have been using WordPress since Matt was probably the only employee, and I have stubbornly held onto the past by using the original, old familiar, editor until about 2 months ago. Focusing on TechyMike.com again (hey, once a geek […]
Our old ‘old reliable” Netgear WiFi router (see the pic with Blaze) was at least 10 years old. It could no longer hold a high speed connection which required a reboot to get back. And it was slow as molasses compared to our Comcast Internet speed. The time […]
I wanted to see how Google’s ($50) Titan Security Key could work to secure my online accounts. Based upon my past experiences at Lawrence Livermore National Lab, where we tested a separate physical key, I understand how well the security offered by an external physical device can work.
Saw this a few days ago: Google is now providing an online Google IT Support Professional Certificate class that can get ANYONE (Hmm, but, I’m too old, right?) up to speed on becoming an IT Support Specialist in less than a year. Very cool! 🙂 Here is the […]
Our nonprofit (ForCarol.com), my book review blog, TracyReaderDad.com, and this blog need the assistance of Photoshop, almost on a daily basis. BUT…..since I am now fully “retired”, we have to conserve as much as possible, and being on a fixed income (the blogs only cost me money), the $9.99 […]
Updated 9/10/2018, 10/10/2018 I read a headline today stating that Podesta’s password was “password”. How STUPID! In 2016, when his email was hacked, this was UNFORGIVABLY STUPID. And look what happened. I have given some tips in the past in this blog, and today, I will re-iterate a few […]
A few years ago (mainly because I was broke and could no longer afford high-priced PC centric programs like Word, Excel, etc) I decided to start moving my PC-centric “stuff” off of my computer and into the cloud (I happened to choose Google, but, the choice is yours […]
I am always willing to try something new. Sometimes that has been a curse (like being 20 years ahead of the videoconferencing curve) but sometimes it has been a blessing in that I occasionally find a gem that I never expected to find before anyone else. Google’s […]