Category: Smartphone

Dear Rotarians: As an IT guy who also volunteers to help average people interface with Technology I have learned that it is easy for people to miss some fundamentals of thriving in a world where Technology was supposed to help …

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Why Basic File management is worth learning Do you create or store important files?  Do you sometimes struggle finding the right file or the right version of your files or photos?  If you have over 1000 computer files then you will …

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You can eliminate all unwanted calls with call blockers like NoMoRobo and you will save money and improve service options with the right VoIP phone service like PhonePower. What is VoIP: VoIP stands for Voice over Internet Protocol and is the modern way to get …

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People constantly ask me for product recommendations.  These are often centering around technology or business products but the topics vary widely. People are frustrated by the complexity of technical shopping which often leads to wasting time and money.  It seams that …

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ANDROID: TROUBLESHOOTING EMAIL Use the following information to troubleshoot common issues when setting up Go Daddy Workspace email on an Android device. In the meantime, you can always use our MobileMail (http://mobilemail.secureserver.net) to keep in contact with customers, friends, and …

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If you work with other people or on multiple devices you should have a common space to share files that syncs to multiple device.  This way you always have the current way copy of the files.  Dropbox is also popular because …

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Trusted CTO:   How do I control my home stereo volume from my iPhone?  Tom Tom: In addition to several Bluetooth enabled stereos there are several wifi controls for home media devices.  Her are some examples; iOS and Android Home Theater Remote Control Apps …

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Why share calendars? The biggest question for shared calendars is:  Why share a calendar electronically?  Isn’t that just a pain?  Maybe you are used to “keeping it simple” and just send out some emails or a paper calendar. Flawless approach right?  Actually in …

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Many of us access our email contacts and calendar from multiple devices and want to keep all that data in sync so that we are not having to duplicate all our time and efforts maintaining email on every device.  For …

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Tech Support is often unproductive until you find necessary personal technology records.   Meanwhile, most of us have too many accounts and passwords to remember.  Lost or missing credentials causes frustration, wasted time, and wasted money.  Yesing  the list below you can …

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Question: Jim:  My XP laptop is  failing and my cell phone is old.  I do not have text yet and use very few minutes.   I liked the size of the 7″ Samsung tablet you showed me.   My son says I …

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Updates of iTunes to version 11.1.4 on windows computers  has not gone smoothly and results in several errors.  This issue has shown up on windows XP-Windows 8 computers both 32 bit and 64-bit.  It is my guess that updating to this …

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Presentation Technology Gone Wild! If I mess up the tech for this presentation we will all learn the most valuable lesson possible:  That is to avoid the temptation to use unnecessary technology in a presentation.   Technology helps if it …

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Here is how to make an iPhone 5 on Verizon a hotspot for your other devices like your laptop or tablet.

Word processing and similar productivity software has been a staple on computers since the 1980’s.   The core file types created in in Office productivity include Word processing,  spreadsheats, databases, presentation,and email software.  Over the years the popular suite has …

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Setup GoDaddy Email – YouTube Using Apple Mail with Your Email | Go Daddy Help Android  Setting up Email | Go Daddy Help Outlook  2010: Setting up Email | Go Daddy Help  manual settings imap.secureserver.net  smtpout.secureserver.net  Imap port 993 SSL  SMTP port 465 SSL for XP exit Outlook (dbl check task manager).  Open …

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On April 30th 2013  economists announced that they have not been able to relate growth in smartphone phone market share to a growth in worker productivity.  It would be even more ironic if the economist had calculated that on their smartphone.  To me this was never …

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