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How To Send A Text Message To A Cell Phone Using Email

I have a few problems: I fundamentally don’t care for texting.  I have big hands and fingers which makes for a challenging texting experience when using my cell phone. I want to  stay in touch with my younger cousins who are in their teens and early twenties. However, I have noticed they take forever to reply to any voicemail […]

DON’T PUT ALL OF YOUR EGGS (FILES) IN ONE BASKET

I was recently talking with a gentleman that proudly told me he does not have to worry about loosing his files if his hard drive crashed or if his computer got infected with a virus.  He said to me, “I just copy everything to the cloud.”  He uses Google Docs and uploads his Microsoft Office files, family pictures […]

CHECK YOUR FACTS

DON’T BELIEVE EVERYTHING YOU READ! We all have received emails in our inbox with some wild claim. Sure, Microsoft really is going to send $1,000 to the 500th person that sends them an email. Often people forward these emails on and before you know it many people have incorrect information…that they believe. Before you forward […]

OSAMA BIN LADEN – IT’S ALL FAKE!

At this time, there are no real photos or videos of a dead Osama Bin Laden. These are Internet scammers trying to infect your computer with a virus or spyware. Please do NOT: Download anything Click on any picture file Click on any video file Click on any link that purports to show a dead […]