Making Technology Work for Us

Modern technology can give us wonderful things, and we don't have to become techies to make it serve us! Our technology section is meant to help you make it obey you.

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Would you like to surf the Internet on your HDTV? Would you like a system that boots up in 10 seconds, and can't get a virus? Would you like to have your system updated automatically, without your having to do any maintenance? And would you like all of this to cost less than $200? You'll see why we like the Chromebox!


"The Cloud" is the latest buzzword in computing, but WebTV favorites, scrapbook, and email were all "in the Cloud;" and GMail, Outloo, and web apps like Google Docs are all Cloud-based, too. Now, you can use Cloud storage to save and share anything you want, and it's all free!


You may not live close to all your family and friends, but don't let that stop you from seeing them. Here are three great services you can use to visit despite the miles, and they're all free!

Wouldn't you like to have an icon on your iPad, iPhone, or tablet screen that would take you to Games4TV with just one tap? You can set it up in just a few seconds.

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If you're uncertain about how to Cut, Copy and Paste, you're not alone. In this set of articles, we'll show you the basics of how it works, and then how to do it easily on your own system, whether you use a computer or a tablet.


If your Web experience began with WebTV, or you've been using PC with Windows XP and Internet Explorer, you might not know about browser tabs.

They're a wonderful addition to your web browsing, and whether you're on a computer or a tablet, you already have them. In this tutorial, I'll show you how where they are and how to use them to make your life easier.

Here are four music services that you can listen to, for free! You can use them on any Internet device you have, or all of them: your smartphone, your iPad or tablet, and/or computer (including Chromebook). Since they're streaming as you listen to them, you don't have to worry that they'll use up your space.


Your browser is the most important program on your computer, and you're using it right now. But most people don't know what it is. This short video explains it in simple terms so that you can choose the best browser for you.

If you watched our video Just what IS a Browser?, now you know the answer. So which one are you using? Is there something better? In this article, we'll show you how to check and then walk through the choices, and our recommendation.


It's easy to have the latest and best browser, even if you're on an old version of Windows! And yes, you can have (and use) more than one browser on your computer or tablet! In this article, we'll tell you where and how to download and install a new browser.