Free Netflix alternatives: The best streaming services for movies and TV shows

Source:  Clark Howard

If you’re a Neflix subscriber who has run out of things to binge-watch or you just want to cancel your membership to save money, there are other options for streaming TV shows and movies online.

I’ve spent the last few months testing out three free streaming services: Pluto TV, The Roku Channel and Sony Crackle. … Read More »

Tech Tip: Issue Regarding Email Problems

Note from Audra:  I happen to be having this issue and am going to try these instructions or beg Adam to come over and fix for me!  Thought I’d share Adam’s advice in case others are unaware.

Source:  Dunwoody PC Newsletter

I came across a weird issue this week where a few users were having password issues connecting their PC to their Bellsouth.Net or AT&T.Net email addresses.  … Read More »

How Teens Use Social Media in 2018 Vs. 2012

Social Media, Social Life: Teens Reveal Their Experiences sheds light on teens’ changing social media habits and why some kids are more deeply affected by — and connected to — their digital worlds. The report is a nationally representative survey of more than 1,000 kids age 13 to 17. And because it tracks changes from 2012 to today, we can see how teens’ social media use continues to evolve.… Read More »

Tech Tips from Dunwoody PC

My friend Adam has saved me more than a few times with a daunting computer issue or two or three……so when he sends out his newsletters I always feel like I should share because I know many of you could benefit from his tips.  So here’s his latest newsletter in its entirety:

Greetings from Adam at Dunwoody Personal Computers.… Read More »

Tech Tip: iPhone Camera Class

My kids have had the best time making fun of me for signing up to take an iPhone Photography class.   I’m kind of a nerd and am tech savvy regardless of being old enough to be their mom.  Wait, I am their mom.  They warned me I’d be the youngest in my class and couldn’t wait to find out the class demographics. … Read More »

Cheap replacement batteries expected to hit iPhone sales

There’s a very good business reason as to why Apple priced iPhone battery replacements at $79, and it isn’t profit. By making a battery replacement relatively expensive, more existing iPhone owners with failing batteries are likely to decide to upgrade to a newer model instead, which is even more profitable for Apple. However, that situation is expected to change this year. … Read More »

Tech Tip: Problems Typing the Letter “I” on an Apple Device Lately?

Source:  Apple Support

Last night my phone started  autocorrecting every time I typed an “I” .  The auto correct changed it to an “A” with a symbol.  Not only was this making me angry but I was perplexed as to why in the world this would be happening.  Well, apparently Apple has a bug.

If you updated your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to iOS 11 or later and find that when you type the letter “i” it autocorrects to the letter “A” with a symbol then here’s what to do……I did it and it works fine now.… Read More »

Grocery Store Apps that Help Find the Best Prices

  • Ibotta: Provides rebates on a number of retail items, but you’ll find the most savings opportunities at national and regional grocery stores.
  • Checkout 51: Features a new list of about 20 offers every Thursday morning. They include rebates on items you don’t normally find coupons for, such as tomatoes, strawberries, and bananas.

  • Shopmium: Like Checkout 51, the rebate offers on Shopmium can be redeemed at any store where the products are sold. 

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Tech Tip: When Should You Upgrade Your Phone?

Source:  The Boston 100

With the new “8” products – iPhone and Samsung primarily – around the corner, do you NEED to upgrade your phone to the newest product? CNBC had an article earlier this year saying no, you don’t have to upgrade often. Here are ideas for when you should upgrade:

• Out of storage – the cloud may help, but if you’re at capacity with your apps, you should upgrade.… Read More »