Tech Talk

The end of Windows 7, plus microwave ovens and Wi-Fi

Windows 7 support ends Microsoft will stop supporting Windows 7 with security updates on January 14th, 2020. But don’t worry, your trusty Windows 7 computer will still work, it just won’t get any more security updates. Eventually none of your browsers will be able to update themselves and you also may not be able to connect to some websites. New programs, and new versions of your old programs, may not work anymore either. When Windows

iPhones and Windows, YouTubeTV, fun and useful web sites

Tech Talk #96 – Feb 2, 2019 Sync and backup your iPhone to Windows iPhones used to pretend that Windows didn’t even exist. But since there are more Windows devices than iPhones, Apple has (probably reluctantly) provided tools to access the photos, music, and videos on our iPhones on our Windows computers.   By far, the easiest way to get your iPhone talking with your computer is to install iCloud for Windows. iCloud for Windows

Windows shutdown process, saved passwords on iThings

Tech Talk #93 – Jan 19, 2019 The Windows shutdown process After you click “Shutdown,” and before your computer actually turns off, Windows runs a bunch of processes. First, Windows checks where any other users are logged in to your computer. If so, you’ll see a “Someone else is still using this PC” message. If you continue, the other user(s) will lose any unsaved data. To prevent that, click “Cancel” and let the other user