Using the Netgear Orbi WiFi Router

UPDATE 10/28/2019: After resetting unexpectedly, the Orbi has been flawless since April 4, 2019 and before that for several months. Not sure why it reset, but, check out the rules below, just in case. 🙂 Rules:  #1. Keep the QR code handy. #2. Connect to it, via your computer (use the sync button if the passwords don’t work), using WiFi then configure it at http://routerlogin.netContinue reading Using the Netgear Orbi WiFi Router

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 of channels for a very … Continue reading Cutting the Cord

Online Security: Easy, Common Sense, Precautions

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 simple steps you can take to protect yourself from online hacks in 2017 2018. (Or at least those … Continue reading Online Security: Easy, Common Sense, Precautions

How Watching Movies Has Changed Over the Years

This is 2015, errrr 2019 and the technology choices for us to watch movies is dizzying!  A bit of history…. I don’t want to start too far back, but, in the past 30 or 40 years there has been a remarkable technological shift in the way we watch movies (and TV shows, etc). When I was a kid, there were two choices: Go to the … Continue reading How Watching Movies Has Changed Over the Years

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 to be left behind! Continue reading Test Your Web Site to See if Google Thinks it is Mobile Ready