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Search results for "tech-friendly"
By Paul Gorski Apple, Inc., rolled out the much-anticipated iPhone 6 last week, announcing that the iPhone 6 would be available in Apple Retail Stores Friday, Sept. 19. The iPhone 6, and its larger cousin, the iPhone...
- Posted September 16, 2014
By Paul Gorski Long before Apple had Genius Bars for friendly Mac advice, there were Macintosh User Groups. From http://appleusergroupresources.com/: “User groups are organizations created by people interested in sharing information about their computers and what they...
- Posted September 9, 2014
By Paul Gorski I have received a number of e-mails regarding “Tech-Friendly: Should I upgrade my Mac OS X?” posted Aug 26, 2014, at http://rockrivertimes.com/2014/08/26/tech-friendly-should-i-upgrade-my-mac-os-x/. Thank you for responding. I will address here a few common questions...
- Posted September 2, 2014
By Paul Gorski Reader Nicole Montgomery asked for my opinion whether she should upgrade her Mac OS. Read her request and comments at http://rockrivertimes.com/2014/07/01/tech-friendly-apple-releases-security-updates-and-bug-fixes-for-mavericks-and-ios-7/. Apple updates the Mac OS very often, issuing a major upgrade about every...
- Posted August 26, 2014
By Paul Gorski HTTPS Everywhere is a Firefox extension that encrypts the data shared between your browser and many websites. A beta version is available for Google Chrome, but since it is in beta (not ready for...
- Posted August 19, 2014
By Paul Gorski U.S. Cellular (USC) recently began selling the new Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 tablet, and I used the tablet for almost two weeks. It took me a few days to appreciate the strengths of...
- Posted August 12, 2014
By Paul Gorski U.S. Cellular (USC) recently started selling the new Motorola Moto G LTE smartphone with 4G LTE cellular service. The Moto G had previously only been available with 3G cellular service (and Wi-Fi), but even...
- Posted August 5, 2014
Tech-Friendly: Read the full print version of ‘The Rock River Times’ as a page flip document on Issuu.com
By Paul Gorski The new Rock River Times website (http://www.rockrivertimes.com) is easy to read and navigate on your laptop, desktop and mobile devices, but you may also read the full print version in all of its four-color...
- Posted July 29, 2014
By Paul Gorski Polishmywriting.com is a free, online service that allows to you check your writing projects for style, spelling and grammar errors. It is not a word processor; it fills the proofing gaps in online word...
- Posted July 24, 2014
Tech-Friendly: Research tools and peer-review find my error and clarify the state representative appointment process
By Paul Gorski I have wanted to write a follow-up to my recent column “Meet John Doe: Climate change is not global warming, and neither are hoaxes,” posted June 18, 2014 (http://rockrivertimes.com/2014/06/18/meet-john-doe-climate-change-is-not-global-warming-and-neither-are-hoaxes/), but readers sent me so...
- Posted July 16, 2014