Windows Tech Makeover Contest and Decorating Tips from Vern Yip

Windows Tech Makeover Contest and Decorating Tips from Vern Yip

Now this is a great contest for great prizes! Windows is giving away a complete tech and room makeover with design help from Very Yip (I loved him on Trading Spaces). You have until June 1, 2011 to get your entries in. Have you seen the commercial where they build a personal PC store in the ladies house? Well, they … Continue Reading →
Buy a PC Get a Free Xbox 360

Buy a PC Get a Free Xbox 360

Hello! This is a good deal! Starting today (May 22), high school, college and university students purchasing any new Windows PC priced at $699+ at participating retailers will get a free Xbox 360 4GB console. Sweet! (T’s lingo is wearing off on me)   A new Windows 7 PC would be a great gift to a high school graduate heading … Continue Reading →
Dropbox Review on MomBlogMagazine.com

Dropbox Review on MomBlogMagazine.com

My weekly app review is up over at MomBlogMagazine.com. While this app, Dropbox, works on your phone, you can use Dropbox without a smartphone as well if you just have multiple computers you want to share things across. Very simple and easy to use. If you are tired of emailing yourself files then you should definitely check this out. If … Continue Reading →
Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday

My teenage son and his big boy toys. For fun he swapped out the outer case of his desktop computer. He had a small one (on table to right) and put everything (see parts around him on the floor) into the larger case he is holding. Continue Reading →
Easy Font Viewing in Windows 7

Easy Font Viewing in Windows 7

I was doing something else on my computer tonight that led me to the Font Control Panel in Windows 7 and I thought I would share quickly with you all about this nifty feature of Windows 7. The easiest way to get to it is to type Fonts in the search bar on your start button. You can hit the … Continue Reading →
Easy Home Networking with Cisco Valet Router – Giveaway

Easy Home Networking with Cisco Valet Router – Giveaway

At our house we use a lot of internet on a lot of different items. Our set up is not overly complicated, but it is more than what a lot of folks will use. We have the AT&T U-Verse router which is provided by our actual internet service provider (and television), and we have had the Netgear hub with that … Continue Reading →
Belkin Mini Surge Protector – Review & Giveaway

Belkin Mini Surge Protector – Review & Giveaway

Traveling this holiday season? Carry around a gazillion things that seemed to need charged up? You need this Belkin Mini Surge Protector then! I got this at BlogHer, thank you Belkin, and I just love it. Before on trips I was literrally toting around a big surge protector in my suitcase. Because I have the squid type my suitcases were … Continue Reading →
Sharing Memories via Seagate GoFlex

Sharing Memories via Seagate GoFlex

Powered by Whrrl In my family I am the geek they all call with computer questions.Most of them have gotten quite savvy with their computers over the years and I’m impressed. However, some new things are still hard to explain so I try to find some easier ways to do things.For sharing all of our digital images I knew that … Continue Reading →
Top 500 Worst Passwords

Top 500 Worst Passwords

I know some of you in real life and I work on your computers. Some of you I have told about password security while I’m working on your computers. Here is a list of the top 500 worst passwords and guess what? Some of YOUR passwords are on this list!http://www.whatsmypass.com/?p=415 Please be aware there are some non-g rated words on … Continue Reading →
The Online Mom & Verizon Internet Safety Twitter Party

The Online Mom & Verizon Internet Safety Twitter Party

Each Wednesday night on Twitter @TheOnlineMom hosts a great Twitter party about some interesting topic related to technology and our families. Honestly, these are some of the most informational Twitter events I attend on a regular basis. This week Verizon is sponsoring her party on October 13 from 8-9pm CT. Join @TheOnlineMom and the Verizon team as they discuss internet … Continue Reading →