OK, panic—newly evolved ransomware is bad news for everyone


Good morning folks.  Most of you have heard all about ransomware and how it can adversely affect your computer.  And most of you have probably said “It can’t happen to me”. Well let me bring you up to speed.  It CAN and MIGHT happen to you when you least expect it.

I have a friend who called me a couple  of weeks ago who was having problems with JPG images on his laptop.  I went over and Read the rest of this entry

How to extend your iPhone’s battery life, and myths that fail


So today I am taking a little time to catch up on my tech info adventures, and I run across this article right off the bat.  Why do I find it important?  Well, it’s spring time, meaning lots of baseball games and vacation time for folks.  Which also means drained batteries on mobile devices.  And even though batteries are improving, you still need to use methods to help extend battery life.

While this article was written for Apple devices, Read the rest of this entry

World Backup Day — March 31st


Today is March 31.  Normally not a big day.  However, little did I know that today World Backup Day.  And no, I am not referring to getting ins your car and backing it up.  Computer data.  Being an amateur photographer, I have many thousands of pictures from years past.  The worst feeling is when someone ask for a once in a lifetime photo and you go to your laptop only to find it has crashed.

There are several ways to consider backing up Read the rest of this entry

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