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Grandma's Fast Internet Speed

Recently I increased my internet speed from 100 Mbps to 200 Mbps. The thought of that type of increase got me drunk with possibilities. Imagine my surprise when I performed a speed test and my computer’s actual speed ranged between 5 Mbps and 20 Mbps. No matter how you slice it, that’s a far cry [...]

PlayStation Vue

With PlayStation Vue, I can finally cut the cable cord, or at least I’m prepared to cut the cable cord. I first have to find out more information about penalties and such for canceling my services. Cable companies give you a discount if you order all three services, internet, phone and cable. If you remove [...]

Microsoft Red Screen Scam

I recently had an experience with the Microsoft red screen scam. Apparently it’s a scam that’s been going around for quite some time and unfortunately, has been successful on too many occasions. As a person currently residing in the “mature” age group, I feel it necessary to warn my fellow “mature” people. Young folks seem [...]

Silk Browseer

Goodbye Chrome, Hello Silk! Amazon’s Silk browser is my go-to browser now when surfing the net on the Fire TV Stick. That wasn’t the case a few months ago. Back then (in September 2017) I wrote instructions on how to download and install Google Chrome browser (and mouse .apk) for the Amazon TV Fire Stick. [...]

Fire Stick Mouse

In the last post, I provided instructions on how I downloaded Google Chrome onto an Amazon Fire TV Stick. In that post, I also provided instructions for downloading an app that enables the Fire Stick remote to serve as a computer mouse. Now that you’ve installed Chrome and it’s accompanying mouse, I feel it necessary [...]

No More Spying

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 [...]

No Scam

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 [...]