Category Archives: Misc

Charging a New Chromebook

My new Asus Chromebook came with USB-C charging which is a bit of a challenge to figure out. What I have learned is that I can use my old Anker 10000 mAh power charger for my laptop – even when … Continue reading

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Scanning Mail Codes

I recently had my blood tested and I mentioned to the person that I had been a letter carrier for 28 years. Immediately the phlebotomist  pulled out a letter she had mailed to pay a credit card bill and asked, … Continue reading

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Sharing Your Location with Google Maps

My wife was asking about a app to see my location during the day. As I investigated, I found a number of apps which would accomplish this, but it obviously meant installing another app onto my and her phone. What … Continue reading

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Voting Online

I’m doing some research on voting online and will use this page to do some testing. This is the voting link from This is the Results link. It does allow you to only allow one vote per … Continue reading

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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 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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