kerno.biz LLC newsletter archive
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Traveling Internationally with a Smartphone (May 2016)
Plan ahead before traveling internationally with your smartphone.
Windows 10 "creeps" on to your computer, PayPal offer, IRS & Microsoft scams. (April 2016)
Stop the Windows 10 "Upgrade", PayPal's return shipping offer and scam phone calls to guard against.
Digital Life After Death (March 2016)
Plan now so you can rest easier for that final big nap.
Virtual Private Networks (January 2016)
Protect your online activity with a VPN.
Holiday Deals (December 2015)
Laptops, printers and noise canceling headphones.
iPhone storage vs iCloud storage (October 2015)
The difference between the storage on your iPhone and in the cloud and how to manage both.
Updated Apple Products and Windows 10 Upgrade (September 2015)
The new fall crop of Apple products and more on the Windows 10 upgrade.
Windows, Apple and IRS Data Breach (August 2015)
Windows 10, the upcoming new fall Apple products and the IRS data breach and what you can do about it.
Windows 10 Upgrade (June 2015)
Should you get the Windows 10 upgrade now or wait for a new computer?
Add a Solid State Drive to speed up any computer (May 2015)
One way to add speed and security to any computer.
Data Breaches & Credit Freezes (March 2015)
What you can do about data breaches and our personal data.
Keyboard Shortcuts (February 2015)
Time saving keyboard shortcuts for Android, iOS, Mac and Windows.
The World of Tech (January 2015)
How the world of tech has changed in 20 years.
iPhone Reset and Erase (December 2014)
How to erase your iOS device before giving it away.
iPhone Backup and Restore (November 2014)
How to backup and restore your iOS device.
Keeping Track of Passwords (October 2014)
Keep your passwords organized.
Last Minute Travel (August 2014)
Websites and mobile apps for flights, hotels, rental cars and travel packages.
Extend Battery Life (July 2014)
How to extend the battery life in your mobile device.
Business Name Change (June 2014)
Changed from Personal Computer Tutor to kerno.biz LLC.
End of Windows XP support (April 2014)
Is it time to replace your Windows XP computer?
Apple's iOS Update (March 2014)
How to keep your iOS device (iPhone, iPad, iPod touch) updated.
What is PayPal? (February 2014)
How to protect your credit/debit card numbers with PayPal.
Website Security Certificates (January 2014)
First of the year Security Certificates warnings.
Perfect Gifts at Great Prices (December 2013)
Where to shop online for those perfect gifts.
Fake Tech Support, iOS Fine Tuning (November 2013)
Beware of cold caller scams and customize your iOS device.
iOS 7 for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch (October 2013)
Check out the new features in iOS 7.
Passwords, Office for iOS and iCloud Backups (August 2013)
A software solution for keeping track of passwords. How iPhone/iPad backups work.
Laptop vs. Tablet (June 2013)
Can a tablet replace a laptop? For most people, not yet.
Comcast, Verizon, Qwest basic vs. advanced email (April 2013)
Advanced email gives you more control over your email when using a cell phone or tablet.
Shutterfly Mobile Apps and Java Security (March 2013)
A great way to take your photos with you on your cell phone or tablet.
Holiday Snapshots (January 2013)
Different ways to share your holiday snapshots.
Fall 2012 Tech News (November 2012)
Windows 8 and new iPhones & iPads
Software Updates & Upgrades (September 2012)
We get pop up messages every week. Which are safe to do?
Local and Cloud Backups Revisited (July 2012)
Safeguard your data with local and online backups
IObit Update and New Apple Laptops (June 2012)
IObit's Advanced System Care update and Apple's new laptops
Hand Gestures (May 2012)
Trackpad hand gestures
Internet Privacy (March 2012)
Google is just the latest company to be in the news on this subject.
eBook Readers (January 2012)
Amazing what these little devices can do these days.
Create Your Own Simple Website (October 2011)
How to create your own simple website.
The "Cloud" (September 2011)
How to sync your data across multiple devices.
Bing 411 and Snapfish Photo Deal (July 2011)
Call Bing 411 for answers.
A Mac Attack and MobileMe Changes (June 2011)
A rare Mac virus and a MobileMe update.
Weather and Weather Websites (May 2011)
How to follow the weather online.
Disasters, Protesters, Facebook and Technology (March 2011)
How technology is changing our world especially in the middle east.
Speed Up Older Computers (January 2011)
Maintenance and hardware to speed up older computers.
Phone, Radio and TV through the Internet (November 2010)
The Internet allows for more competition in how we make phone calls, listen to the radio or watch TV. Here are some examples.
POP, IMAP, SMTP Settings (August 2010)
Email settings you need to setup smart phones and email programs.
"Scareware" (June 2010)
Dont be fooled by fake messages designed to scare you into buying worthless software.
What is an iPad and do you need/want one? (May 2010)
A device for "sitting back" and consuming content rather than "leaning forward" and producing work.
Broadband Speed Test and Current Updates (April 2010)
Test your broadband speed, Norton Security Suite, Microsoft Security Essentials.
Top Ten For 2010 (February 2010)
The top ten things every computer user should know.
Vacation Message Setup and Webmail (December 2009)
How to setup a vacation message and how to read your email when away from home.
Upgrades and Updates (November 2009)
Recap on the Windows 7 upgrade and software updates.
Encyclopedia of Life (October 2009)
Online reference and database on all 1.8 million species currently known to science.
Windows 7 coming soon (September 2009)
Should you upgrade or just wait to get it with a new computer?
Picasa Video Lessons (August 2009)
Learn Picasa by watching me use the program.
YouTube, Facebook, Twitter (May 2009)
What are they and do you want to get involved?
Disaster Protection (March 2009)
Learn how to protect your hard drive from natural and computer disasters.
Share Your Holiday Photos (January 2009)
Learn how to share digital photos with family and friends.
Electronic Voting Machines (November 2008)
An electronic milestone or potential problem?
Why do printer cartridges cost so much? (September 2008)
Are there any alternatives?
February 2009 Over-the-air TV change (July 2008)
If you still use an analog TV and over-the-air antenna, read this.
Wireless explained (June 2008)
Different kinds of wireless explained.
Updates Galore (March 2008)
Why are we getting so many update notices?
What is RSS all about? (January 2008)
Ever wonder what RSS is all about?
One Laptop Per Child (November 2007)
$200 laptop for kids in the developing world.
Backups 2007 Style (October 2007)
New ways to backup these days.
Going Green with Technology (August 2007)
How you can help save the planet while using technology.
Credit Card Safety, Personalized Email (April 2007)
Keep your credit card safe while online. Want your own domain name?
Should you upgrade to Windows Vista? (January 2007)
Why you should not.
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