Category - Online

Why is the Internet Broken?

As the person who used to sit on the other end of tech support calls, I can see this question popping up quite often tomorrow.  I just feel sorry for all the...

Translating “Internet Speak”

I love hanging out with my friends, because they always figure out something that I didn’t know that people don’t know.  Ya know?  I can usually...

Google+ Sparks & +1’s

Just as “like” has entered our every day vocabulary (don’t even get me started on other tech words that have come to mean person to person interaction that...

Google+ Huddles & Hangouts

Today we’re going to dig into some of the other great features of Google+.  Specifically Huddles and Hangouts. Hangouts – First up is the group video chat...

Google Plus “How To” Week

A few of my friends have recently asked “So what IS Google+?”  Then a friend of mine who is already ON Google+ posted yesterday “OMG, GOOGLE+!!!! I DO NOT GET...

Internet Explorer Toolbar Tips

I was having a discussion the other day with my Mother, who started talking to me about a toolbar within Internet Explorer.  I told her this extra toolbar...

What is “The Cloud”

So, a funny thing happened to me the other day, and for those of my readers that understand the tech, you’ll laugh now. For the rest of you, you’ll...

Simply Saturday: Ctrl-Enter

Today’s tip… Browse to a website faster by going to the address bar and typing in the main word (in between the www. and the .com) and then hold...

Internet Safety: Being Hacked

A while back one of my websites got hacked.  It was such a horrible feeling!  You feel violated, and a bit pissed off.  I did what I could to clean it up, and...