Aside from email there is no easy way, in the digital world at least, for an unknown individual to contact you as a business or as an individual. Email opened up the world to online commerce but also to online treachery.Read more
What do you know about tablets? You might know they’re touchscreen, so you don’t need a mouse or keyboard.
You might know that they’re low-power.Read more
Online reviews can be a handy form of reference. Do you need a quick estimate on whether a given product or service is going to be useful to you? Not only are online reviews painless to fill out, they also provide useful information to others.Read more
What kind of computer do I need?
To answer that let’s start with what most computer-users use computers for.
The most common five activities are: editing documents, checking email, going to websites, looking at or storing their photos, and playing games.Read more
It occurred to me today that the number of additional pieces of software I use in Windows is quite staggering.
I rarely, if ever, use the built-in Windows apps (asides from maybe Calculator), as there’s almost always something better in the freeware world.
For those of you who don’t know, ‘freeware’ means free software, of which there is a ton on the Windows platform.Read more
It surprises me how people with very tidy homes can often have quite disorganised computers.
One would think that the same principle would apply to both situations, but some people are, I think, less experienced at organising their digital lives than their real ones.
However organisation inside a computer has the same benefits as organisation in a home or business:Read more
One of the problems of the internet is how difficult it is to advertise online.
So much of the web is funded by advertising that it’s hard to get away from it – unless you install an ad-blocker. So you might think, well, I’ll take advantage of that in my business, but unfortunately it’s not overly simple.
Unlike a regular newspaper or billboard, where you put the ad up and then you’re done, online advertising is much more complicated.Read more