CAUTION- Do this BEFORE upgrading  iOS or before getting a new iPhone
September 12, 2016 – 9:37 pm | No Comment

(Note, this article was originally published September 17, 2013 when the iPhone 5 was released.  It has been updated for newest iOS 10–steps haven’t changed since iOS7)
Whether you are buying an iPhone 7 or 7+ or upgrading to …

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CAUTION- Do this BEFORE upgrading iOS or before getting a new iPhone
September 12, 2016 – 9:37 pm | No Comment
CAUTION- Do this BEFORE upgrading  iOS or before getting a new iPhone

(Note, this article was originally published September 17, 2013 when the iPhone 5 was released.  It has been updated for newest iOS 10–steps haven’t changed since iOS7)
Whether you are buying an iPhone 7 or 7+ or upgrading to …

Which New Media Player is Best for Streaming Movies, TV, and Music?
November 19, 2015 – 7:54 pm | 2 Comments
Which New Media Player is Best for Streaming Movies, TV, and Music?

This fall has been exciting for streaming media as the top media players—Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Roku 4, and Chromecast all have new models. I wish I could tell you which model to buy. …

How to Choose –iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus?
September 10, 2014 – 6:32 am | No Comment
How to Choose –iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus?

Are you in a quandary about whether to order an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 plus? As you may have learned, the new iPhone 6 will be available for pre-order on Friday September 12th (for delivery …

Questions Posed by FCC Open Internet NPRM
May 22, 2014 – 9:07 pm | No Comment

The sky hasn’t fallen yet. The FCC has proposed Open Internet regulations and has posed a number of questions for public comment in the recent Open Internet NPRM (notice of proposed rule making). If you …

Never turn off Auto-Renew for GoDaddy
January 24, 2014 – 7:12 pm | No Comment
Never turn off Auto-Renew for GoDaddy

You may note that there are a lot of broken links and photos are missing. Over the next few days, I will be trying to restore (and update) the Simple Tech Guru website. It all …

How the HP Envy23 Became the Family Computer
August 31, 2013 – 8:30 pm | No Comment
How the HP Envy23 Became the Family Computer

My new HP Envy23 Touchsmart All-in-One has been designated the “family computer” and has taken up residence in my living room where I have my home theater. As I’ve been writing about the Envy all …

Connecting with HP Envy 23- How to Screenshare in Google Hangouts and more
August 31, 2013 – 12:13 am | No Comment

Most people have experimented with Skype, Google Hangouts, or even HP MyRoom to keep in touch with family and friends far away. HP gave me and my friend Tobey the tools that make it easy …

How the HP Envy23 is Taking Me Away from my MacBook
August 23, 2013 – 3:42 am | No Comment

Ever since HP gave me this Envy 23 TouchSmart computer, I’m finding myself working on it almost as much as I work on my Mac—maybe more.  Everything from research and taking notes to editing photos is so …

You Can Have a SmartFriend to Help with your Computer
August 7, 2013 – 12:13 am | No Comment
You Can Have a SmartFriend to Help with your Computer

Who do you call when you need help with your computer– when you can’t make your computer do what you want?  Hopefully you have a smart friend who knows about technology. That friend is usually …

New Simplified Tech Blogs Coming- I’m Back
July 11, 2013 – 4:11 pm | One Comment
New Simplified Tech Blogs Coming- I’m Back

I’m (almost) back.  The wonderful work done by an amazing collection of talented writers for Life Goes Strong has now been stricken from the cyber world. In other words, after writing some great tech articles …