Category Archives: Misc

Phone Call Problem

Recently on my Moto G phone, I have had a problem when I try to make a phone call. I get a popup that shows the message below. This has only been showing up for the last couple of weeks. … Continue reading

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Email to Google Calendar

Steve Dotto shared this easy tip on how to take a date/event that is sent to you in Gmail and easily move it into Google Calendar. The quick way is to click on the More tab in Gmail and then … Continue reading

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Dropbox Tips

Here are the basics for sharing files via Dropbox.com with a friend. You first need to upload a file to your Dropbox account. They give you 2 gb of space on the free accounts. For files that you are sharing, … Continue reading

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Yahoo Email – Keep/Delete/Scrub

If you have a Yahoo email account, you may be tempted to dump it and move to Gmail or some other email option. Here are some reasons why you might want to leave Yahoo. Yahoo has been ┬áhiding email hacks … Continue reading

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Casting to a Roku

While the Roku has a YouTube app, it’s not easy to navigate to the videos you would like to watch. One of the neat things you can do with your Roku is to have it work like a Chromecast device. … Continue reading

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When Thumb Drives Go Bad

I recently had a 16 gb drive that had about 8 different partitions that I couldn’t do anything with. The standard solution of using the Windows 10 tools just did not work. Here is a solution below which got rid … Continue reading

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Show File Extensions – Security Tip

One of the ways that computers are getting hacked is that people are clicking on email attachments with malware installed. If they have File Extensions turned off, which is the default, then they may not see the .js or .exe … Continue reading

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