Tech Talk


How much RAM do you need for Windows 10?

Tech Talk #121 – January 18, 2020 Before we get started with how much Random-Access Memory (RAM) you need, let’s talk about what it is. There are two types of storage in your computer, permanent and temporary. Your hard drive or solid-state drive is permanent storage, and RAM is your computer’s temporary storage. Your computer uses RAM for loading and running programs and temporarily storing and using data. The contents of your RAM are lost

How and maybe why to delete your Google history, more internet slang

Tech Talk #120 – January 4, 2020 How to delete your Google data Maybe you don’t want to watch any more of those “how to replace a toilet” videos you had to look up last summer, but YouTube is still recommending them. Or maybe you listened to Macarena by Los Del Rio on Google Play to prove a point, but now you’re over it. How do you make Google forget? We know Google collects lots

Online slang and acronyms

Tech Talk #119 – December 21, 2019 Online slang and acronyms Twitter, Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp, and even plain old text messaging use slang and acronyms to reduce our character-count and save us from mistyping what we meant to say. Here’s your Rosetta Stone to online slang. DM: Direct Message. Initially used on Twitter to send private messages between users. When you want to share something privately, you send a DM. AMA: Ask Me Anything. Made