Tech – for Everyone

Tech Tips and Tricks & Advice – written in plain English.

For Friday

Folks, “superstorm” Sandy has had a huge impact on many people. If you would like to help those in need, I believe the Red Cross is a reasonable place to start. You can make a donation here,, and click the “where most needed” button.

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Now that Windows 8 is here, I would like to direct your attention to two recently posted items I think you’ll want (need?) to see.

* Seven Alternatives To Restore The Start Menu In Windows 8

When the beta and preview versions of Windows 8 was circulating around out there in the wild, I deliberately avoided downloading and testing it.  WHY? I knew Windows 8 was going to be something completely and visually different than what I have been experiencing (since 1995) and I wanted to experience Windows 8 (upon final […] Read more..

* FREE Image Backup Software for Windows 8

This week my posts have been focused exclusively on Windows 8; due in part I just installed Windows 8 and I am like a kid in a candy shop. As I continue to learn more about Windows 8 and customize my computer the more I realized that I needed to create a backup of my […]” Read more..

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… maybe this isn’t Friday Fun, but sometimes Engrish and the Let’s Count The Typos! game is better than what Hollywood gives us..


Bonus reading: Apple’s iPad mini doesn’t deserve a grand debut

The Apple lineologists are at it again as the iPad mini launches. The verdict is lukewarm. After all, people had to weigh an incremental iPad mini vs. electricity in some areas. Others just had to weigh a $329 starting price.” Read more..

Today’s quotable quote:When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.” ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt

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November 2, 2012 Posted by | advice, computers, Microsoft, PC, software, tech, Windows 8 | 4 Comments