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2016

Better Late Than Never Resolutions for 2016

Wow, the first month of 2016 is almost half over and it’s time for me to have a plan, or at least intentions, for both my personal technology goals and my technology help outreach. In the personal technology goals category, this is what I want to accomplish in the short term: Begin to get control […]

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What in the World is The Internet of Things?

In the past year or two, you may have noticed the phrase the ‘internet of things’ being used in news reports or articles. When I first heard that terminology, I wasn’t quite certain what it meant. Now that the Internet of Things (IoT) is a reality, I’d like to help you understand it and take […]

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How to Plan a Ride on the Great Allegheny Passage Trail

***Warning – this is not my usual article about technology tips. It’s a review with travel tips for cycling the GAP trail. If that interests you – read on. My husband and I love to ride rail-trails – especially longer ones so that we can spend the night in small towns along the trail. We […]

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Hoping to get control of your Inbox in 2015?

Each late December, when the new year is approaching, I instinctively think about goals for the coming year. Of course, that leads me to think about the resolutions I made for the current year and whether or not I accomplished them. Many of my goals are technology oriented. You may have some technology goals yourself. […]

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Sharing a Holiday Chuckle

I came across this funny video while drinking my coffee this morning and thought I’d share it with everyone!

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I May Be an Addict, But I Have a Gift for You

My mother thinks I’m addicted to my iPhone (and iPad and computer). What can I say? I guess “if the shoe fits…” It’s not what you think. I rarely use social media. I apologize now to all my Facebook friends for not posting “Happy Birthday!” on your timeline when you were so kind to post […]

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Can Your iPhone Keep You Unforgettable?

It’s difficult to remember all the ways your smart phone, in my case an iPhone, can help you remember little things with a quick voice command. Each time you do remember to use it, pat yourself on the back. It’s a great feeling when you apply technology as a tool to save time, solve a […]

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How to Organize Your Family Vacation

Ahhh, summertime in the South. For many of us, that means multi-generational, family beach trips. And that means divvying up who’s bringing what and who’s cooking when. My family’s annual beach trip is in its 75th year this summer. It began two decades before I was born. I guess we could it call the Diamond […]