Windows tools and utilities

Tech Talk #32 – August 20, 2016 Each version of Windows adds features and sometimes new ways of doing the same old things. But Windows doesn’t do everything by itself and probably never will. Here are a couple of utilities I use and recommend for certain tasks.   Reducing file size for pictures Digital cameras and smartphones take great pictures these days and those picture are huge in terms of file size. To email your

Windows 10 recommended settings

Tech Talk #31 – August 6, 2016 Now that you’ve got your free upgrade to Windows 10, here are some settings you should probably change and why.   If you don’t have a touchscreen and never want Windows 10 to run in Tablet Mode, click on Start > Settings > System and then click on Tablet mode about half way down the list. Turn off the touch-friendly setting at the top. Under When I sign