- Dog and cat adoption event at Children’s Home + Aid Oct. 20
- Arrest warrant issued in string of burglaries
- The Odds Man: Bills, Seahawks good bets in NFL Week 7
- SwedishAmerican to build new clinic in Byron
- Chrysler recall affects 907k vehicles
- 7-year-old struck by car near Walker School
- Final City Market of the season Friday, Oct. 17
- Lee Hamilton: Viewing political corruption more broadly
- Rehearsals begin Oct. 19 for 69th presentation of Handel’s ‘Messiah’
- Amenti Haunted House opens Oct. 17 at DeKalb’s Egyptian Theatre
Search results for "tech-friendly"
Tech-Friendly: Moto G LTE is a great entry-level Android phone and is available at U.S. Cellular and AT&T
By Paul Gorski The Moto G LTE is a great entry-level Android 4.4 KitKat smartphone and two local carriers sell the phone: U.S. Cellular and AT&T. Verizon appears to only carry the older, slower 3G model as...
- Posted October 14, 2014
By Paul Gorski Microsoft recently announced Windows 10 and released a technical preview version of the new operating system so you can test it out. I would wait. This version is just a preview and is not...
- Posted October 7, 2014
By Paul Gorski I was trying to avoid another Apple Inc.-centric column this week. I do use other technology, but Apple just cannot stay out of the news. Apple recently issued an update, iOS 8.0.2, to the...
- Posted September 30, 2014
By Paul Gorski iOS 8 is Apple Inc.’s most recent update to its popular iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad operating system. I downloaded and installed the update on an iPhone 5c without problem or incident. It works,...
- Posted September 23, 2014
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