Microsoft 2018 E3 Press Conference

It’s now Microsoft’s turn for a press conference at E3.  For those not familiar with E3, it’s the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3).  The premier trade event for the video game industry, used by many developers, publishers, and hardware and accessory manufacturers to introduce and advertise upcoming games

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Finding Your Software Product Keys In Windows

If you ever need to reinstall software on your pc, knowing the software product key or keys is something you MUST KNOW unless you plan to pay for the software again. Today’s post will go over 2 free software programs that can retrieve product keys

Windows 10 Free Upgrade Ends Jan 16th 2018

***NOTE: TODAY 1-16-18 is the last day to update***For those looking to update your Windows pc to Windows 10 for free you have a few more days left. The Windows 10 Free Upgrade Ends Jan 16th, 2018. 

How To: Install WhatsApp On An Android Tablet

WhatsApp Messenger is a proprietary, cross-platform instant messaging subscription service for smartphones and selected feature phones that uses the internet for communication. In addition to text messaging, users can send each other images, video, and audio media messages as well as their location using integrated mapping features. As of February 2016, WhatsApp is the most globally popular messaging app more than 1 …

How to recover your software product key (serial number)

One of the issues that I’ve come across regularly, while trying to provide support,  involves having to reinstall either the Windows operating system and/or the Microsoft Office software on a pc without having the product key (serial number).  How do you recover the software product key when you don’t know it? In many cases, the sticker on the side of …

How to resolve SD Card issues (For Windows and Mac)

I ran into an issue this week when I attempted to format an 8 GB High Capacity SD Card inside of a camera and it failed to format. I then put the SD card in a pc and attempted the format only to have the format fail in the pc as well. The pc would report that the SD card …

Bring Back IE / Change Default Browser In Windows 10

Since the release of Windows 10, most of the comments I’ve  heard are positive.  Everyone seems to like Windows 10, or at least like it more than Windows 8, however the BIG complaint that I keep getting over and over involves Internet Explorer being removed, and how the Edge browser doesn’t work for a number of popular websites or in …

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Apple Releases Safari 10

While everyone was waiting for the release of macOS, Apple also released Safari 10.0 for those Mac users on OS X El Capitan or OS X Yosemite .  Apple lists the Safari 10 update as a recommended update, that includes improvements for privacy, compatibility, and security. If you install macOS, you are automatically updated to Safari 10, but those who …

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macOS Sierra Now Available For Mac’s

For those looking to update to the new Apple macOS Sierra, it is now available.  To get it, from your Mac, go into the App Store and look in the featured section. There you will find the link to download the latest version of the desktop operating system.  The update is free. Once you click on the initial download link, …

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Upgrade To macOS Sierra Coming 9/20

Update: macOS Sierra is now available. See more detail on the post macOS Sierra Now Available  As of tomorrow 9/20, Mac owners will have the option to upgrade to the new macOS Sierra operating system. Up to now, the Mac operating system was known as osX, but to get the naming in line with the other Apple product operating system …