Tag Archives: Google

GMail and Google Users BEWARE of this scam!

Yikes! It’s been way too long. So sorry…trust me, I have tons of stuff to share, just not enough time to write :-). That said, I just came across this article today – outlining a new, active and SUCCESSFUL scam to steal your Google/Gmail credentials and essentially, hack your life. http://www.pcmag.com/news/351113/dont-fall-for-this-sophisticated-gmail-phishing-scam Basically, you get an […]

Getting more accurate results from your Google searches

Sorry for the tardy post, but it’s been a busy couple of weeks…where do I begin…first, I had an emergency reconstruction of my laptop. Yes, my 5-year-old Lenovo finally bit the dust. While it caused a bit of a scramble, I lost NO DATA because I had it all well backed up – in several […]

Narrowing down your Google Searches using Date Range Filters

Heavens to Murgatroyd!!! (Sidenote: When I typed this phrase, I decided that I had to find the origin of the phrase…check it out here). When I do some Google searches, the sheer abundance of information (or irrelevant information) can be overwhelming. While I might try to refine my search terms to better narrow the results, […]

Are directions to your business/home in online maps missing or incorrect?

Saturday, while I was putting stuff out on my driveway for a yard sale, I realized that maps – the kind you used to get at the gas station or AAA – are quickly becoming a thing of the past…maybe even collector’s items. I actually thought about pulling them back into the garage, but decided […]

Using the Power of Google to Help the Victims in Japan

I’m sure that many of us are feeling overwhelmed by the devastating news coming out of Japan – overwhelmed, disbelieving, helpless…the list goes on and on. I keep wondering ‘what else can go wrong’, and then something does – from potential nuclear meltdowns to freezing weather. While I can certainly donate money to the Red […]

Inexpensive Gift Idea: Tech Support Care Package

‘Tis the season of pulling one’s hair out trying to come up with good gift ideas. Sometimes the best ideas are those which come from the heart, rather than the pocketbook. I just learned about another fabulous Google offering which I had NEVER HEARD of before. Usually, when one hears ‘Google product’, one thinks of […]

Do you misplace files on your computer? Google Desktop to the rescue!

The other day, I had to locate a file on my computer that had been sent to me over a year ago. Really!?!? How am I supposed to remember where I put it? I don’t know about you, but just as I am likely to misfile my paper records, I can just as easily (perhaps […]