Category Archives: General Technology Articles

Articles about how to use technologies that don’t fall under one of my main topics or subtopics.

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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Windows 10 |  Links to Some of the Best Articles on Windows 10 News

My Updated post written on July 29, 2015 The Day has Finally Arrived Window’s 10 is Here Now * (*that’s assuming that you’ve pre-reserved a free copy for yourself) Windows 10 Launch Day Links Gizmodo’s top tech reporters (including, but … Continue reading

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

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 to … Continue reading

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