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Technology is my passion. For over 15 years, I have supported small businesses, home businesses, and residential clients, including seniors. My focus is on content for this website and remote support, and soon, on my YouTube Channel.

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Tech News: A Few New Things Your iPhone Can Do in iOS 17.4 [Premium]

In this blog post exclusive to paid subscribers, I will talk about what’s new in iOS 17.4 for your iPhone, including updates to Stolen Device Protection, automatic live podcast transcription, and more.

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Why You Shouldn’t Use Google Chrome’s Password Manager [Premium]

In this blog post exclusive to paid subscribers, I will explain why you SHOULD NOT use the free Password Manager built into Google Chrome. Instead, please use either Bit Warden or 1Password. Simply put, it prioritizes convenience over security.

This blog post was inspired by an article on Android Police.

Here are the top four reasons to ditch the password manager in Google Chrome.

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Tech News: Terms of Service Update Allegedly Locks Roku TVs Until Users Agree [Premium]

In recent weeks, if you have a TV with Roku built in, you’re likely seeing the a message indicating that you MUST agree to it’s updated Terms of Service to continue using YOUR TV. You know, the one you’ve already purchased and have been using. If you don’t, you can’t continue using your TV!

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Quick Tip: Keep Microsoft Store Apps Up To Date

In this Quick Tip, I will talk about how to update apps from the Microsoft Store.

When it comes to updating our computers, we often think of Windows Updates and updating programs we use, but it’s important to keep Microsoft Store apps up to date as well since many are included in Windows 10 and 11.

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How To Use System Restore in Windows 10 [Premium]

In this blog post exclusive to paid subscribers, I will talk about and walk you through the System Restore feature in Windows 10. This feature allows you to effectively rollback Windows itself to a previous time when things seemed to be working correctly before a recent change.

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How To Use System Restore in Windows 10

In this blog post, I will talk about and walk you through the System Restore feature in Windows 10. This feature allows you to effectively rollback Windows itself to a previous time when things seemed to be working correctly before a recent change.

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Quick Tip: Keep Microsoft Store Apps Up To Date

In this Quick Tip, I will talk about how to update apps from the Microsoft Store.

When it comes to updating our computers, we often think of Windows Updates and updating programs we use, but it’s important to keep Microsoft Store apps up to date as well since many are included in Windows 10 and 11.

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How To Use System Restore in Windows 10 [Premium]

In this blog post exclusive to paid subscribers, I will talk about and walk you through the System Restore feature in Windows 10. This feature allows you to effectively rollback Windows itself to a previous time when things seemed to be working correctly before a recent change.

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How To Use System Restore in Windows 10

In this blog post, I will talk about and walk you through the System Restore feature in Windows 10. This feature allows you to effectively rollback Windows itself to a previous time when things seemed to be working correctly before a recent change.

Kevin's Picks

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Kevin’s Picks: Groupy 2

In this pick, I am focusing on Groupy 2 from Stardock. It enables tabs in File Explorer, which windows 10 does not have by default. These are similar to tabs in your browser. I literally use and depend on Groupy every single day, and it makes me more productive.

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Kevin’s Picks: Ghostery, A Browser Extension

Ghostery provides adblocking, and stops trackers from accessing your personal data, in addition to Cookie pop-ups.

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Kevin’s Picks: Windows Toolbox

Windows 11 comes bundled with several Microsoft apps that you may not have any need for, and it’s a real pain to get rid of them.

The best program I’ve found to do this so far is called the Windows Toolbox from Chris Titus Tech. It’s $10US, but I consider that a very fair bargain for what it does.

How To Guides

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Tips On How To Make Windows 11 Less Annoying and Intrusive By Disabling Upsell Notifications and Other Messages

You can do several things to change more Windows settings to minimize the number of annoying upsell notifications and “it’s time to finish setting up your PC” messages you see. What you leave on or off is up to you, but generally, these changes should make Windows feel less annoying and intrusive.