Techie Tuesdays

This category contains 22 posts Video Mini-Courses on Computing and Internet

Jump-start your “tech-savvy” in fewer than 2 hours! View the video series “How Computers Work” featuring Microsoft founder Bill Gates, and “How the Internet Works“. These comprehensive video mini-courses are geared to viewers of all ages and skill levels, too! Advertisements

Techie Tuesdays: What exactly does “Wi-Fi” mean?

( – The ubiquitous Wi-Fi, boon to the smartphone user and traveling web surfer, means… what exactly? For years, it was understood to be a play on the term “Hi-Fi” or “High Fidelity” – as used when describing a stereo system. As it turns out, it really stands for… nothing! (read more)

Techie Tuesdays: Recover that unsaved Microsoft Office document in Windows or Mac!

So, you clicked the “close” button and accidentally failed to save that Microsoft Office document, or the program shut down unexpectedly? No need to despair – there is a way to recover! Then, you can set your Office application to auto-recover in case it ever happens again. Check out this How-To Geek article, How to … Continue reading

Techie Tuesdays: Basics of Uploading and Downloading online

( – What’s the difference between uploading and downloading and how can uploading and downloading be used to diagnose connection issues or check the speed of your Internet Service Provider (ISP)? This article provides definitions and instruction for you! (read more)

Techie Tuesdays: Siri coming to Mac OSX

( – Siri, the silken-voiced personal assistant lives on the iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Apple TV, but Mac computer users have had to make do with standard built-in dictation. We just found out that Apple has been working on integrating Siri into the Mac computer OSX for a few years now… and Siri on … Continue reading

Techie Tuesdays: Backdoors Actually Help Law Enforcement?

This Techie Tuesday, we ask the question: Do Backdoors Actually Help Law Enforcement Catch Bad Guys? ( FRANCISCO) –¬†While Apple faces down the FBI in court and law enforcement calls for backdoors to encryption services, a researcher at the RSA Conference here asked an important question: Would backdoors actually help? RSA 2016 bug artCrypto expert … Continue reading

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