This week’s email newsletter article is:
- Deleting Cities from Apple’s iOS 7 Weather App
If you’re thinking about reinstalling Windows XP, now is a good time to procrastinate…
I read a couple times recently that one of Microsoft’s recent changes to the Windows Update program was causing big problems for people that reinstalled Windows XP.
No, they didn’t disable Windows Update and lock you into an old version — although
This Week Online — Blast From The Past
A Look at Articles from Past Newsletters
When Apple released the new iOS 7 operating system for its iPhones, iPads and iTouches, it made significant changes in the way some of the built-in apps work.
The most evident change was to the user interface of the main OS and of the built-in apps. The new structure is supposedly more modern, but thank goodness they didn’t go the way of the Windows 8 "Modern User Interface."
Icons moved to more solid, bright colors and lost a lot of the embedded images. Fonts changed. Ringtones changed, not only a large number of new ones, but new remixes of the earlier ones.
The Weather program saw significant changes in the user interface. In the weather program, we are ble to set up multiple cities and see the current weather on them, or […]
With all the news about the cute graphics (often termed "eye candy" to denote its real value) of Windows Vista, we need to remember that Windows XP has some of those features, too.
Windows XP’s graphical interface defaults to a number of cute options that are worthless from a usability point of view — and are worse than that, too — they’re animations that effectively slow down your computer.
You can find and control these settings via the Control Panel. As usual, click on the Start Button and then select […]
I answered a question from someone who was using WEP (the so-called “Wired Equivalent Privacy”) encryption on their wireless network. They were considering changing to WPA (Wi-Fi Protected Access). The real answer is that they need to change to the second generation of WPA — WPA2.[…]
I had been looking for a program like Notepad++, and now I’ve found it. My normal editor for writing the newsletter and web pages is EditPad Pro.
The big advantage to EditPad Pro over most text editors is that it recognizes a number of different computer languages and automatically color-codes the text as it is typed. It’s also free […]
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