Posted on June 5th, 2017 By Ben Wilson

Typing is something that nearly everyone has to do all the time. Whether on a full size computer keyboard, a smaller tablet, or smartphone. Have you ever wondered why the keys are laid out how they are? Our current keyboard is called a QWERTY keyboard, and the reason for this is because the first 6 letters from the top left it will create the “word” QWERTY. There are actually different variety of keyboards, but these variations are rare. Here is a brief history on origins of the QWERTY keyboard. (more…)

Posted on May 5th, 2017 By Ben Wilson

Nearly everyone knows someone that has been scammed. There are many forms that a scam can take and many are quite convincing. With some actually having a 70% success rate. This blog post is going to shed light on some of the most common scams that involve the internet.

 

1.The Nigerian (or some other country) email scam,

This scam has been around for years, and yet people fall for this scam all the time. The scam starts with an email sent from someone overseas that would like to give you some large amount of money. Once you respond they will tell you that in order for them to send you a fortune, they will need some money to cover expenses. They will then ask you to wire them a sum of money.  This will continue, and they will keep asking for more and more money. Obviously, you are never going to get a large amount of money from them, and you just lost hundreds if not thousands of dollars. There are many different forms this scam takes, but they are all fake. If someone from another country contacts you, it probably is a scam, and you should delete the email. People do not just give you money. If it is to good to be true…it probably is.

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Posted on April 10th, 2017 By Tiffany Turner

Don’t get me wrong, I love my MacBook. My Mac has gotten me through some tough times over the years, and she has always been by my side. However, lately she has been running slower than a sloth and the spinning ball pops up more often than it doesn’t. So if your mac is like min, here are some tips to get you started.

 

Disclaimer: Before you start, you should back everything up just to be safe. Mac has the great Time Machine feature. So all you have to do is plug in a hard drive and run Time Machine and presto!

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Posted on April 4th, 2017 By Tiffany Turner

Buying a computer can be a tedious process. Sometimes it feels a bit like buying a new home because there are so many to choose from and you probably have no idea what the sales guy is talking about when he says things like RAM and specs. So you just nod your head. However, none of us want to end up with a computer that’s not going to meet our needs, especially when they are not cheap. So here are just a few tips of finding the right computer for you.

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Posted on March 29th, 2017 By Tiffany Turner

The average person gets about 105 unwanted email each days. You give your email to blogs, media sites, and companies and they use it in ways that you wouldn’t expect or want them to. This often leads to you getting annoying spam in your inbox. Since most people have to deal with this issue on a daily basis, here are just a few ways that you can make this stop.

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Posted on March 23rd, 2017 By Tiffany Turner

Apple has surprised us with a new iPhone unveiling – and it’s red. A bright, brilliant, gleaming red. Not much about the actual phone changed besides the color, however. It still basically has the same internal organs as the other original iPhone 7 and 7 Plus counterparts.

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