Monthly Archives: March 2008

eBay Success

Last year, my daughter and I taught a class on “Buying and Selling on eBay” at the local seniors’ center. The class was six weeks long and hands-on. Each person brought an item in to sell and we took them … Continue reading

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Laser Printer Fumes

I have an older laser printer, but it still works well and lasts for a long time before I have to change the ink cartridge. It’s a Brother printer, in case you’re interested and even though it’s over five years … Continue reading

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WordPress Plugins

One reason I love using WordPress for my blog is because of all of the great plugins that are available. Some of them are a little complicated to set up, so I haven’t tried them yet. But the majority so … Continue reading

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Zipping Files

Most of you are probably familiar with unzipping files when they are either sent to you or downloaded from the Internet as a zipped file. It’s usually just a matter of clicking on the file, selecting the unzip option and … Continue reading

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Uploading Pictures to WordPress

This is a WordPress blog and a little more complicated to insert pictures. I upload the pics to my site and then to insert it, I have to type a path showing where the picture is located. The path has … Continue reading

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New Microsoft Office

Since I have a new computer, I also have a trial version of Microsoft Office 2007. Maybe I’m just old and set in my ways, but I don’t really like the new version of Word. There are so many buttons … Continue reading

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Free Computer Help

Just found a site that looks like a keeper if you have computer tech issues. It’s called Geeks to Go and has a forum to ask and answer questions, how to guides, lots of info on spyware and viruses, and … Continue reading

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Beginner Computer Tutorials

Found a site with free tutorials for beginners in Microsoft Office, basic computers, web design, and programming. It’s called Home and Learn. I just had a quick look since no time right now for a lesson, but they seem fairly … Continue reading

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ValuSoft Office Suite

I’m testing Office Suite by ValuSoft to see how I like it. The software is WAY cheaper than Microsoft Office – I think I paid about $25 for mine at the local computer shop. For some reason, a friend of … Continue reading

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Filezilla

For those of you who have a hosting service or ever find a need to upload a file to a server, this post is for you. I have tried to learn and understand how to ftp a file (upload it) … Continue reading

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