Walk into a big box retailer and you can walk out with a laptop for just under $300. Then go into a small computer shop and try to buy a similar computer for around $600. They look similar. They seem to have the same capabilities. Why is the small shop’s computer so expensive? The answer isn’t […]
There are so many nooks and crannies to Windows. There are little programs and utilities everywhere that most people don’t know about. Of course, you already know Windows has a calculator program. But did you know it can do much more than your basic math functions? Just click on View in the top-left corner of the Calculator app […]
Living in the country with big open skies, you’d think radio stations would come in loud and clear. Many of you are just that little bit too far away to pick up your favourites. Or, the radio stations you can get aren’t quite your style. That’s alright. If you’ve got Internet, you’ve got all the […]
“How can a computer make driving safer for me?” That’s probably not a question you’ve ever asked, but the answer is an important one. Especially given the way winter has been going. The answer is that you can use your computer to check the roads and plan your trip accordingly, while still in the warmth […]
It’s never too late or too expensive to get a world-class education, with free and inexpensive on-line courses. Did you know you can get an Ivy League education for free, in your living room? The Internet is beginning to make high quality education available to anyone with a computer. It’s being done through something called […]
Being connected to our family and friends is a top reason for people to get on the Internet. We love that we can see pictures of our grandbabies on the other side of the world, our moms and dads working away, even our brothers and sisters out on the ships.