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Tech Tips

Danger: Credit Card – WiFi -RFID

Posted on March 29, 2014

Most new credit & debit cards are fitted with RFID chips which allow you to “swipe & pay” at anyplace from gas stations to convenience stores.  These cards pose a serious security threat. Watch this video to see the whole … Continue reading »

Tech Tips: Posting photos & your kids

Posted on March 28, 2014

Make sure that the GPS tagging on your smartphone is turned off.  Here is a youtube video detailing the dangers.  If you routinely post pictures of your kids on facebook, etc.  Think Twice. It works.  My phone has GPS turned … Continue reading »

Tech Tips: Posting Flyers Online

Posted on March 25, 2014

Does your PBA or other organization have an event coming up? Did you make a flyer to send to as many people as possible? Would you like to email the flyer Link instead of sending the actual flyer.  This is … Continue reading »

Tech Tips: Back-up practices and tools

Posted on March 25, 2014

Do you take a lot of digital photos and worry about them. Do you write a lot of documents or the “great american novel”?  If so, then Back-up is essential.  There are many services to back-up to “the cloud”.  They … Continue reading »

Stuff you didn’t know, you didn’t know!

Posted on September 23, 2013

Men can read smaller print than women can; women can hear better.  ————  Coca-Cola was originally green. ————  It is impossible to lick your elbow.  ——— The State with the highest percentage of people who walk to work: Alaska ———— … Continue reading »

2014 Ford Interceptor has officer safety features built in

Posted on May 20, 2013

Ford has found a new use for some of the vehicle sensor systems that help drivers monitor traffic. A new surveillance mode developed in collaboration with California-based Intermotive Inc. uses these sensor systems to give police officers “eyes on the … Continue reading »

Apps: Smartphone walkie-talkie

Posted on January 31, 2012

There is a new program for your Android or iPhone. It’s called Voxer, and it’s free. It turns your phone into a walkie talkie /Nextel type communications device. Great alternative to texting, or making a phone call.  Especially while driving. … Continue reading »

Printing Postage using your PayPal Account

Posted on January 26, 2012

The following was received from a customer service person at PayPal.  It is for printing postage at home and paying via your own PayPal Account. —————————————————- You can use PayPal MultiOrder Shipping to create single or multiple U.S. shipping labels for … Continue reading »

Caution Emails

Posted on December 20, 2011

Remember that not all the CAUTION emails are real.   We get them at least on a weekly basis.   Super Virus, or the old Bright Headlight/gang initiation gag.  Before you forward this to everyone you know,   Please check … Continue reading »

Easily change between multiple GMail Accounts in Chrome

Posted on December 18, 2011

If you routinely need to switch between different gmail accounts and/or different users of Chrome (bookmarks, etc.  Then watch this C-Net video.  I tried it and it works for me.