Windows Laptop Buyer’s Tips

Fall 2017 Here are the things to look for in a new Windows laptop. If possible, go to a store like Best Buy to see the laptop and try it out. For the most typical uses, follow these guidelines. If you want to use your laptop for more demanding tasks, like video editing or gaming, […]

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Why You Should Never List Emails on Your Web Site

It’s a bad idea to list any emails on your web site. Instead, direct visitors to use your web site’s Contact Us form. Here’s why: Spammers constantly scan web sites for email addresses, which they can find automatically. Once they do, the email address will be flooded with spam. You can’t track leads generated from […]

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Your Favorite Browser

All computers, smartphones, and tablets are configured with a default browser. This is the browser that opens automatically when you click or tap on a hyperlink. Examples of Default Browsers Windows 10: Microsoft Edge Windows 8 and earlier: Microsoft Internet Explorer Apple macOS (for Mac computers) and iOS (for iPhones and iPads): Safari Android smart […]

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Free Web Browsers and Email Programs Protect Your Computer

As Internet technologies like email and web browsing transform from amusing distractions to essential business tools, the dangers of using the Internet continue to grow at an alarming rate (“Soaring malware levels hint at criminal activity,” CNET.com 7.5.05). Spam email, once a minor irritant, now poses a serious threat to businesses, as unwanted emails have […]

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OpenOffice – Free Office Software for Windows, Mac, and Linux Computers

In addition to the free software that lets you surf the Web and manage your email, we recommend the free OpenOffice software suite, which you can use instead of the Microsoft Office word processor, spreadsheet, and presentation software. OpenOffice even includes a drawing program  – all for free. Who Should Use OpenOffice? Not everyone can select their […]

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