Alexa and Google and Smart Homes, Oh My!

By | 2018-01-08T21:34:45+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Categories: Consumer Tech, Home Networking|Tags: , , , , , |

Do I need a Google Home Mini or Amazon Echo Dot? This is the question of the season if not of the upcoming year.  The answer is “Yes.” Well, you might not need one, but there’s a good chance you’d love one. Let’s start with a brief explanation of what these 2 home tech [...]

Five things everyone one needs to know about their wireless network even if they are not technically inclined.

By | 2017-07-10T07:23:32+00:00 June 27th, 2017|Categories: Home Networking|Tags: , , , |

5 things everyone needs to know about their home wireless network Let’s face it, we all feel the need for speed and any hiccups we get along the way frustrate us to no end.  So, how do we align what we expect to what is reasonable to expect from our in-home WiFi? Let me [...]

Windows 10 Creator Update

By | 2017-07-07T19:02:15+00:00 April 18th, 2017|Categories: Operating System|Tags: , |

Windows 10 Creator Update If you haven't already heard, Microsoft has started rolling out the Windows 10 Creator Update, which is finding its way on many Windows computers over the next several weeks.  With this update comes several exciting new features including picture-in-picture, game mode, dynamic locking, 3D Paint, and much more.  When your [...]

Gmail Phishing Scam Uncovered

By | 2017-07-07T19:16:07+00:00 March 16th, 2017|Categories: Email Troubleshooting|Tags: , , |

Gmail Phishing Scam Uncovered A Gmail phishing scam has been discovered, and it's effecting even technical computer users. Accoring to TechCrunch, in February 2016, Google announced that it had reached "[..] more than 1 billion monthly active users" (Lardinois, 2016). Gmail provides webmail for thousands of businesses and countless individuals around the world. If [...]