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 Poll-Maker.com https://goo.gl/YkaTV1 This is the Results link. https://goo.gl/35QZPP 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 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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