Tech Talk


Password terror and a better way

Tech Talk #135 – August 1, 2020 The first half an hour passed quickly. Oh, what fun we had. The job of removing the old computer gave way to the excitement of opening boxes and setting up the new machine. Turning the computer on for the first time, marveling at how fast it boots up. Seeing how much smaller it is than the old computer and how fast! How quiet it is! And just look

The flavors of Microsoft Office

Tech Talk #134 – July 18, 2020 Retail - purchase A boxed copy of Office Home and Student 2019 retails for $150 and includes Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. If you need Outlook or Publisher, pick up a copy of Office Professional for $439. Either way, you get a boxed copy of your version of Office for installation on one computer, with a DVD install disc and everything, just like old times. What you won't get

Windows vs. Mac

Tech Talk #133 – July 4, 2020 Whether you’re getting treating yourself to a new computer (yay for you!) or your old computer is old and slow (are you getting calls from the Smithsonian about donating to the museum?), you have a decision to make. Windows or Mac Operating System (OS). For most people, it’s not a tough choice; stick with what you have and know. But maybe, just maybe, you’re looking over the fence