Tag Apps

Why You Should Always Pay for Apps

So you just bought a smartphone or tablet, or received one as a gift. Congratulations! Now go buy some apps. No, not free apps. You, or a special someone, just spent, what, $200-plus on your new gadget? Plunk down $10…

Windows 8 Keyboard Shortcuts

Microsoft has designed Windows 8 to be “touched” to get the best user experience. Already, hardware manufacturers are trying to outdo themselves, bringing out different beautiful laptop designs to give you this wonderful experience. Working from a laptop that does…

Spot and Avoid Facebook Scams

“THERE’S A SUCKER born every minute.” That quotation, widely attributed to P.T. Barnum, originally referred to deceptive carnival sideshow attractions, but it’s just as relevant to online scams—in particular, Facebook scams—today. None of the common Facebook frauds—the “Facebook dislike button,”…

I’ve Moved On …

My first encounter with Ubuntu was with Hardy Heron, also known as Ubuntu 8.04. This was sometime in 2008, about the time it was released. It was the 8th iteration of, unarguably, the most popular Linux distribution in the world.…