Category Archives: Tech Topics

Tech tips about technology I use in my everyday life.

GlassWire | Free App For Windows Let’s You See What’s Happening Behind The Scenes With Network Usage

Tweet What is GlassWire? GlassWire is a free Windows application that I learned about from one of my kids.  He’s much more technically ‘savvy’ than I am, and he ran across it in mid – 2014.  He sent me a link … Continue reading

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Keep Window’s Computers Safe from the Newest Hidden Exploits in 2017

I’ve written this guide about how to handle an especially scary exploit known as the Stegano Exploit. So you’ll know what it is, why it’s dangerous, and what to do if you encounter it. I’ve included some suggestions about keeping Window’s computers safe online too. Continue reading

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What’s Filling Up My C: Drive? I Was Stunned to Learn Window’s 10 Secretly Downloads to all Windows’ 7 & 8 Computers

Following a month long vacation I returned home to find a significantly higher than average # of Window’s Updates awaiting my OK to install. My small, lightening fast SSD was buried, and I suspect that the secret install of Windows 10 is largely to blame.

It seems to me that Apple & Microsoft are becoming more and more similar in their controlling practices and their ‘we know better that our customers do’ attitude!

If only someone would come out with an easy to use ‘Linux for Dummies’ operating system! Continue reading

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Evernote’s New App For Cooking Provides Recipes from the  New York Times | 1st Time Using WordPress ‘Press This’ 

I ran across the new Evernote and New York Times app for recipes, and decided to try and post it using the WordPress ‘Press This’ feature. Continue reading

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