You have to be old enough to remember Abbott and Costello, and too old to REALLY understand computers to fully appreciate this. For those of us who sometimes get flustered by our computers, please read on… If Bud Abbott and Lou Costello were alive today, their infamous sketch, ‘Who’s on First?’ might have turned out… Continue reading If Bud Abbott and Lou Costello were alive today..
Today, Tuesday Feb. 9th is ‘Safer Internet Day.’ SAFER INTERNET DAY Safer Internet Day (SID) is organised by Insafe in February of each year to promote safer and more responsible use of online technology and mobile phones, especially among children and young people across the world. In order to promote it again this year, Google… Continue reading Get an Extra 2 Gig of cloud storage today from Google Drive!
In order to use cloud services effectively, we need to know the difference between our local folders and our remote folders. I’ve noticed that there is quite a bit of confusion regarding Local (on the hard drive of our computer) folders versus Remote (Cloud – on a hard drive on a remote server) folders when… Continue reading Local vs Remote Folders – How the Cloud works.
How to Set Up Your New Chromebook: A Chromebook! A delightful little Internet machine, indeed. And delightfully simple to get started on. Setting up your Chromebook is literally a three step process, and that’s only if you include “turn it on” as one of the steps. Ready? Here you go: 1. Turn it on. 2.… Continue reading Wired Magazine with a Christmas Tip:
Although I usually cringe at the ‘dummies’ books, I’ve been asked many times about a paper reference manual for the popular Chromebooks. I’ve reviewed the Kindle version and like it! I will be stocking these. It contains all of the basics to use and maintain your Chromebook, along with some advanced uses. If you want… Continue reading Chromebook book for everyone!
Microsoft has grudgingly agreed to let current OneDrive users keep their 15GB of free cloud storage and 15GB of free Camera Roll “bonus” storage, rather than dropping you to 5GB as previously stated, but only if you’re aware of the offer and don’t mind a bit of spam. To take advantage of the offer, visit this… Continue reading OneDrive – Keep your 15gig Free – instead of only 5gig
Google Cloud Print Print securely anywhere, from any device – using your existing printers. Google Cloud Print is a new technology that connects your printers to the web, to allow printing from devices without installing any software or drivers. If you’re using a Chromebook or your smartphone, There’s Two ways to print from anywhere.Each involves associating your… Continue reading Using Google Cloud Print