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Why I chose IPVanish as My VPN

Why I chose IPVanish as My VPN

| August 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Now that I have the Amazon Fire TV Stick and am able to watch a ton of movies, I decided to get a VPN to hinder the tracking of my viewing pleasure. Not only that, I’ve come to find out that cable companies can not only track my online usage, but they are allowed to sell […]

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Jail Break Amazon Fire TV Stick

Jail Break Amazon Fire TV Stick

| August 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Back in January or February of this year I was told about the Amazon Fire TV Stick and the fact that it could be modified to stream movies, sports and live TV for free. The modification is known as “jail breaking.” The person telling me about jail breaking the Amazon Fire TV Stick had been […]

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What to Do When Craigslist Flags and Removes Your Item

What to Do When Craigslist Flags and Removes Your Item

| May 3, 2017 | 2 Comments

I’ve been buying and selling items on Craigslist for several years. A lot of the refurbished furniture in my house was purchased on Craigslist. In addition to the items I refurbished and kept, I was able to refurbish and sell many pieces. Last month I put two maple dressers for sale on Craigslist. The dressers […]

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Smartphone Comparison Shopping

Smartphone Comparison Shopping

| February 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Never did I ever think there would come a time when this grandma would not going shopping without her smartphone (being the late comer to the smartphone party that I am). I don’t necessarily need it so much for phone conversations or texting although I’ve done both on occasion. What I really use the phone […]

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YouTube Videos for Children

YouTube Videos for Children

| December 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

My goodness, how children’s entertainment has changed. I remember many years ago when my kids were young, we used VHS tapes so they could watch their favorite shows. We watched shows such as the dreaded Barney, The Big Comfy Couch, Veggie Tales, Muppets and Wee Sing. On our book shelf we dedicated a couple of […]

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International Travel, Consumer Cellular and Facebook Messenger

International Travel, Consumer Cellular and Facebook Messenger

| August 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

I’m a US citizen that recently went on a 10-day holiday across the pond to the UK. Before leaving the US I researched to see if my cell phone would work while overseas. I went to the Consumer Cellular site with fingers crossed looking for a way to use my cell phone outside of the United […]

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Mouse Over Email Links to Help Prevent being Scammed

Mouse Over Email Links to Help Prevent being Scammed

| July 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Unfortunately there are more scams out there than anyone would like to imagine. Having been on the Internet for several years I think of myself as slightly tech savvy (yes, only slightly). I know how to spot the obvious scam. You know the ones I’m talking about, the one where the spelling is incorrect and […]

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What to Do with My Old Moto G Smartphone?

What to Do with My Old Moto G Smartphone?

| May 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

After purchasing a new iPhone and still getting used to all the bells, whistles and tricks, I was wondering what to do with my old Moto G cell phone. It’s only 8 gigabytes in size so it can’t do very much. 8 GB doesn’t offer much space for uploading photos and videos, but, I can […]

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Removing Dell Computer Bloatware

Removing Dell Computer Bloatware

| April 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

About a month or so ago I purchased a new Dell desktop to serve as my “home base.” Being old school, I like having something that’s stationary and large. The laptop, tablet and cellphone are convenient, but there’s something about having a large, stationary, go-to computer that comforts me (yes, I’m old fashioned). As a […]

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Creating a Portable iPhone Workstation

Creating a Portable iPhone Workstation

| March 16, 2016 | 4 Comments

The beauty of owning a large cell phone like the iPhone 6s Plus is that it can double as a workstation. Yes, I’m writing this post on my iPhone using a combination of Dragon’s Dictation and the portable keyboard. It’s amazing what a phone can accomplish now a days. Finding the Right iPhone Keyboard Finding […]

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