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|01 - Shameless Self-Promotion: links to John's web site and Favorite Photos pages
02 - Like to Take Pictures?: Learn about GIMP, a free photo editor; link to GIMP
03 - Do You Still Have a VCR?: John offers conversion-to-DVD services
04 - Do You Google?: John describes Google and lists some of Google's special features, offers to teach you how to search the web with authority
05 - Periodic PC Maintenance a Must: a short article about the importance of taking out the trash and sweeping for spyware and other schvoogies; John describes and promotes his periodic maintenance service; links to Ccleaner and Malwarebytes
06 - Is Netflix Worth it?: John thinks so; he tells why, and then offers to set up movie streaming at your place
07 - How to Remove a Computer Virus: John describes "scareware" and offers a solution to it; links to Wikipedia's article on scareware, and bleepingcomputer.com
08 - Become the Master of Disaster Recovery (part 1 - using a recovery partition): describes the process of dealing with a Windows XP or Vista computer that can't start up; links to Wikipedia's article on system recovery and others on restoring a Dell and an HP computer
09 - Become the Master of Disaster Recovery (part 2 - using a recovery disc set): describes getting/creating your recovery disc set, and how to use it should disaster befall your PC
10 - Use speedtest.net to check your Internet connection speed: the why and the how
11 - Power Computing with Templates: become a power user by conquering repetitive tasks
12 - What's a Spreadsheet?: answers the question and provides links to informative articles and one very powerful alternative to Excel and MicroSoft Office
13 - Basic Photo Editing with GIMP- part 1: Straightening a Photo: John shows you how to do it with a step-by-step tutorial
14 - Additional Laptop Maintenance: everyone with a Windows laptop will want these two utilities
15 - New Kid on the Block: John's article about MicroSoft Security Essentials
16 - The Library Computer Connection: what library computers are good for
17 - When good cookies go bad what to do when you can't get into your online bank
18 - Cropping digital landscape photos for a better composition: some tips for better results
19 - Check for Malware DNSChanger Now!: Make sure you will still have Internet service after Monday, July 9, 2012
20 - Bccy the Spampire Slayer : learn to forward emails without putting your contacts' addresses "out there"
21 - Smartphone Factoids: gleaned from Time Magazine, August 2012
22 - Toward better portrait photos: more tips for better results
23 - Bits and bytes- a primer: ever wonder about them? John tells all.
24 - Getting the most out of the red box: the best new way to rent movies on DVDs and Blu-rays
25 - Windows 8 Factoids: John's take on the latest version of Windows
26 - Managing Windows Devices: everything John knows about the Device Manager, and then some
27 - Two kinds of problems: John's take on problem solving
28 - Update your Java now (THIS MEANS YOU!): Java is the new way into your stuff- learn how to keep the bad guys out
29 - Drones Factoids: gleaned from Time Magazine, February 2013
30 - When Microsoft abandons Windows XP: John explains what will happen and what you can do about it
31 - Create a system image in Windows Vista or Windows 7: an important thing to do if you install applications and save files on your computer
32 - Measuring signal strength of a home wi-fi network: first of a planned three-part series in which John explains how to maximize your signal
33 - Wardrivers and the reason why you need the best wi-fi security mode: they're out there and some of them are cruising for your private information
34 - Hello. Microsoft says your computer has a virus: John sheds light on a very common phishing scam
35 - Windows 8 Revisited: Another look at the new version of (most) everyone's favorite operating system
36 - Browse the Internet as a Standard User: Very important to do. John tells you why and shows you how.
37 - POP Beats the Web Mail: It's not really good to rely on web mail. John tells you why.
38 - Do I even need my Internet Service Provider? John explains how to surf the web, safely, for free. Almost.
39 - The Anti-Virus News: a sampling of recent news stories, and of course, a warning from John.
40 - Microsoft Skype: a description of Skype, the easy-to-set-up and free-to-use way to video-phone home.
41 - Fax from your All-in One: you don't need a fax machine if you have one of these printers
42 - Net Neutrality and What it Means to You: Time to step up- John tells why
43 - Anatomy of a Hot Spot: John measures signal strength and chows down
44 - Email and the basic insecurity of the Internet: John warns about the state of the Internet regarding email and how open they are
45 - Defeat adware infection: John shows you how
46 - The Knowledge Bases: Apple & Microsoft have a great online help system- John shows you how to use it
47 - Virtual Wallets: Are Apple Pay and its brethren safe? John tells all
48 - The Android Apps: John goes on about his favorites
49 - Deep Sky Photography in Hamilton, NJ: Learn how
50 - Single lens cameras and Manual Mode: John gets you started
51 - Global security issues news: Get the latest on growing threats
52 - Turn your laptop into a Chromebook with Chromium on a stick: John tells you why & shows you how
53 - The Cloud and Getting Your Print Job There: John explains the cloud and recommends three printers for mobile devices
54 - Get Windows X (or don't): John's introduction to the "last" version of Windows
55 - New Way to Buy a New Car: (Hint: it involves your computer and the Internet)
56 - When adware infection goes deep inside Windows 7 and Vista: and what to do about it
57 - Windows 10 - First Impressions: John dishes on what he's found (mostly good)
58 - Upgrade to Windows 10 for Free; a How-to Guide: John shows you how he did it