Category Archives: Tips

Here there be tips, tricks, and other tools of the techie trade. I may even give away a few secrets from time to time.

Google GMail Email Setup

If you are setting up your phone, desktop or other device to pull in mail from Google’s GMail, the process can have a few problems.  Honestly it is [..]

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A Kindle for Christmas

The tech-gift I am being asked most often about this Christmas is not the iPad or other tablets, but ereaders. And the Kindle in particular. Amazingly, the one [..]

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WordPress Setup and Security Presentation

Following are my slides for the session I did at BarCampCHS this year on WordPress. And let me take this opportunity to thank all the great folks who [..]

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Building Blocks of Better Blogs

This is the presentation I gave at the Type-A Mommy Bloggers conference in Asheville, NC, last month. Unfortunately I only had about 45 minutes as I would have [..]

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3-2-1 Backup!

I got another message today from someone who has lost files due to hardware malfunction. That makes the sixth person in the last two weeks. Seems that as [..]

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