Easy Ways to Clean Up Your Computer – Infographic

Easy Ways to Clean Up Your Computer – Infographic

I’m often asked what are easy ways to clean up your computer. I try to keep it simple, but sometimes I get a bit to technical on people. For this week’s infographic I came across this one which is a really basic and easy flow chart infographic to help you understand what you need to do to clean up your PC. The infographic comes from 360 Total Security. I have no experience with them personally, but still a great chart to share with you all. How often do you clean your PC? Continue Reading →
Lenovo Yoga 900 Laptop Giveaway Ends Soon

Lenovo Yoga 900 Laptop Giveaway Ends Soon

Just a reminder for everyone that the Lenovo Yoga 900 Laptop Giveaway ends very soon! April 19 is the last day to get your entries in for a chance to win a fabulous Lenovo device. I have one myself also, thanks to Lenovo, and am actually sitting on my patio right now using the Yoga 900 to write this blog post. There are plenty of different ways to enter on the main giveaway page. Get those entries in while you still can and please share with your friends too! BONUS! Comment on this post to receive a bonus entry into … Continue Reading →
Win a Lenovo Yoga 900 Laptop

Win a Lenovo Yoga 900 Laptop

Ok gang – you have waited patiently. Today starts the Lenovo Yoga laptop giveaway! As a member of the Lenovo Insiders I received a Yoga 900 to use myself and they were very generous in providing me another one to give away! I’ve been using my new computer for a couple of weeks now and it is amazing! Everyone in my house has been drooling on it also and I am having to fight them off LOL. Why I Love the Lenovo Yoga 900 Flexibility You can have the Yoga as a traditional laptop, but you can also use it … Continue Reading →
Gifting a PC – Getting it ready to run before you wrap it

Gifting a PC – Getting it ready to run before you wrap it

  One of the best gifts, in my opinion, is a new computer. However, for many the setup of a new computer is frustrating, especially on Christmas morning, because the recipient just wants to get on it and play. Over the years Santa has brought computers for my son and Hubby and luckily I’m the little elf who gets a hold of it before it even gets wrapped so the computer is ready to go as soon as they unwrap it. I thought I would share some of the simple steps you can take if gifting a PC to do … Continue Reading →
Robyn’s Microsoft Store Holiday Gift Picks

Robyn’s Microsoft Store Holiday Gift Picks

Disclosure – I am a Microsoft Blogger and receive certain benefits for being part of their team. I am also a huge Microsoft fan and user. This post is all personal opinion about these products. Photos are from Microsoft. Today I am sharing with you some of my favorite ideas for holiday gifts available from the Microsoft Store. I either own these myself already or have had my hands on them to know that they are cool devices. Before we get started make sure you are watching the 12 Days of Deals thru December 19 for really great deals each … Continue Reading →
May 6 ONLY! ASUS Laptop for just $199

May 6 ONLY! ASUS Laptop for just $199

  ***UPDATE*** It appears the online supply of this laptop has sold out already. Do check to see if you have a local Microsoft Store in your area though and see if they have any of the devices remaining in their stock.   Okay gang, I’ve got a really good deal for you all. Tomorrow only (May 6, 2014) the Microsoft Store (both online and at physical stores) is selling an ASUS X200-MA touch laptop with Windows 8.1 for just $199. That is a great price! It is not often that you find something like this laptop under $200. Since … Continue Reading →
6 Tips for Setting Up Your New Mobile Device

6 Tips for Setting Up Your New Mobile Device

Many of you were hoping for a new smartphone or tablet for the holidays, I hope you got what you wished for! I love all of my mobile devices and I am sure you will love yours once you learn all it can do and how to get things set up. Here are a few tips for setting up your new smartphone or tablet. Check for Updates Just like when you get a new computer, there are usually updates that need to be downloaded right from the start. The same is true for smartphones and tablets. Go into your settings, … Continue Reading →
Windows 8.1 Changes, Tips, and Sweepstakes

Windows 8.1 Changes, Tips, and Sweepstakes

In case you missed it, the latest release of Windows 8 is now available – Windows 8.1  I wanted to share a bit about the update. A reminder that I am a part of the Windows Champions team and I do receive certain perks for this, but opinions are truly my own. One of the best ways for me to describe Windows 8.1 is that it is like a smartphone sort of in appearance. You have apps (applications) that appear as icons on your screen – just like on your smartphone. Just tap or click on any of them to … Continue Reading →
Windows 8 Tutorial for Settings Charm

Windows 8 Tutorial for Settings Charm

For Tech Tuesday I thought I would try a quick video tutorial today. When I went on a trip for Microsoft recently we had bloggers who were very comfortable with Windows 8 and some new to it. Finding the settings for the various Windows 8 apps was something a few did not understand so I thought I would share how easy it is. If you still are unsure after watching the video, please feel free to leave a comment below and I will try to help. See, it is easy! Just remember when you want to change things within a … Continue Reading →
How attached are we to our computers? [infographic]

How attached are we to our computers? [infographic]

I know that I am very attached to my computer, well actually to any of my devices will do in a pinch since they are all computers of various sorts. The average person spends 66 hours per month on their computer. I think I may be just a tad (ha!) higher in hours than that! Although, this is what I do for a living so I have a good reason, right? Do the statistics below fit you? Which are you most surprised about? Source: PCMag Continue Reading →