• How to Keep Your Mac and Apps Up To Date

    Keeping your Mac up-to-date may seem like a chore, but it’s an essential part of protecting yourself online. Apple and app developers patch security holes when they’re found—and they add helpful new features to macOS and your applications, too. Beyond the usual security patches and app updates, Apple offers shiny new versions of macOS to […]

  • Why Video Doorbells Are the Best Smarthome Gadget

    Video doorbells are the most important smarthome device you can buy. Smart light bulbs may be flashy, but—when properly integrated—a video doorbell will become something you can’t live without. They’re incredibly reasonable, too, costing just $99 to $199. If you could only have one smarthome device, you should make it a video doorbell—assuming you can […]

  • How to Fix a Black Screen After Updating Windows 10

    Some Windows 10 PCs have been rebooting to a black screen after installing the June 2019 cumulative update from Windows Update. This seems scary at first, but luckily there’s a quick fix that will solve your problem. If your Windows 10 PC reboots to a black screen, just press Ctrl+Alt+Del on your keyboard. Windows 10’s […]

  • Issues with Mozilla Firefox Extensions (Updated)

    Is your normal web browser Firefox? If it is, then you may have noticed an issue with Extensions for Firefox since Friday night (1/3/19). It seems, due to a certificate issue with the browser, that no add-ons/extensions are loading with Firefox. Today’s post will discuss what is going on, and a possible temp fix for this […]

  • Deal Alert: Apple Refurb iPhone Sale

    For those looking to get a deal on an iPhone, Apple may have the deal you’re looking for. Currently Apple has refurbished iPhone 7, iPhone 7 plus, and iPhone X on sale. The refurb phones offer a savings of anywhere from $50 to $220. Deal Alert: Apple Refurb iPhone Sale About The Deal Apple is offering deals […]

  • How to easily turn any speaker into a Bluetooth speaker

    Smart phones and other mobile devices are great for playing music and videos, but their small speakers often leave a lot to be desired when it comes to sound quality and volume. Luckily, most modern smartphones and tablets can wirelessly transmit their sound to large, great sounding external speakers via a wonderful technology known as Bluetooth. Bluetooth […]

  • Q&A: Is there a surcharge for using a phone with Wi-Fi instead of 4G?

    Question from Debby G.:  A couple of months ago I bought my first smartphone. I absolutely love it, but I got a huge bill yesterday because they said I went over my monthly data allotment by several gigabytes. I do watch a lot of videos every day, but I didn’t realize it would cause me to […]