Tech Talk

Free alternatives to expensive software

Tech Talk #49 – April 15, 2017 A new computer comes with everything you need to do the basics, like checking your email, doing some web browsing, binge-watching something on Netflix, or enjoying a little shopping on Amazon.   But what if you need to write a letter, do some 3D animation, design a logo, record a multitrack tune, edit a video, or remove the tourists from your photo of the Eiffel tower?   To

Switching from Windows to Mac or Mac to Windows

Tech Talk #48 – April 1, 2017 Switching from Windows to Mac or Mac to Windows   You’re finally ready.   After years of hearing from your friends about all the ways MacOS and Apple hardware is better than Windows or PC hardware, you’re ready to make the switch from PC to Mac.   Or, maybe after watching as Apple focused on iPads and iPhones while letting their entire iMac and MacBook Pro lines miss

Phone call scams

Tech Talk #47 – March 18, 2017 Most of us probably don’t answer a phone call when it’s from a number we don’t know. We know it’s probably some kind of scam trying to separate us from our money. Here are the newest phone scams to watch out for.   Phone scam #1: In this scam, you get a call from a robocall autodialer using fake caller ID information that hangs up before you can