Category Archives: Internet

Cutting the Cord

Introducing a NEW series on TechyMike.com:  “Cutting the Cord”. I have talked about some of the shifts in technology (Videoconferencing, HDTV, Wireless Networking, Digital TV, Blu-Ray, etc) in this blog, and guess what?  The technology world is once again on the verge of a major shift: This time in the area of visual content viewing. Cable TV companies offering hundreds

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Online Security: Easy, Common Sense, Precautions

Updated 9/10/2018, 10/10/2018, 1/23/2020 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 simple steps you can take to protect yourself from online hacks

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Test Your Web Site to See if Google Thinks it is Mobile Ready

I found this link recently and gave it a try to make sure my web sites are approved by Google to be “mobile ready”.  They are! You should do the same….. — TechyMike.com   — TracyReaderDad.com   — ForCarol.com   — Conclusion Change your web sites to mobile friendly because the world is going mobile and you do not want

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Google Project Fi: Google Wants to Be Your Next Wireless Service Provider

Google just announced that they will be jumping into the cellular wireless service provider space joining the likes of AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint, et al. with Google Fi. Promising to use new technology to provide a robust, multi-network, multi-device, experience for voice, texting, and data from 120 countries, Google has the potential (in my mind) to change how we communicate.

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Small Business How-To: Free Websites Using WordPress.com

As a small business owner every penny counts!  Don’t spend gobs of money building a super duper fancy schmancy web site until you can afford it.   Luckily, WordPress.com offers FREE web sites (with embedded blogging capability).  They are EASY to set up and administer and save you lots of money while providing you the exposure your fledgling business needs.  “You

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