Author: Tekspert Betsy

Wednesday, September 17

How to Get Started on Instagram

Instagram is a photo-centric social network that lets you see photo that your friends and family members have added, as well as post your own.

Wednesday, March 19

Ask the Tekspert: How to Search on Facebook and Manage What Friends See

Learn how to edit your profile and control who sees what; then start using Facebook to make new connections.

Friday, December 6

How to Create – and Remember – a Secure Online Password

Hackers have gained access to 93 thousand websites and stolen millions of passwords. Here’s what you need to do and some simple tricks for coming up with safer passwords.

Monday, November 4

30 Emoticons: How to Make Faces, Things and Animals with Your Keyboard

There’s more to emoticons than smiley faces. Learn all the fun things you can make while you get to know your keyboard.

Monday, September 30

How to Use Keyboard Shortcuts to Make Your Life Easier

Using keyboard shortcuts instead of your cursor to log in, scroll, print, undo mistakes and much more can save time. It’s also easier on the hands.

Monday, September 23

How Can I Save My Favorite Websites So I Can Find Them Later?

Bookmarks are helpful little online tools inspired by physical bookmarks. The concept is all about saving your place for later. Learn how to use this handy feature.

Monday, September 16

How to Use Pinterest: 4 Tips for Getting Started

How to set up your account, find inspiration and start interacting on Pinterest.

Monday, August 26

How Can I Make Things Look Bigger on My Tablet or Smartphone

If you use a tablet or smartphone, you can increase the text size on it so that it’s easier to read. Our Tekspert shows you how.

Tuesday, August 6

How Can I Protect My Privacy Online?

There are ways to stop people you don’t know from accessing and using your personal information.

Tuesday, July 16

Create a Personal Homepage for Easy Web Browsing

Sites like Symbaloo can help you get to your favorite websites fast and give you easy access to useful tools.

Sunday, June 23

How To Clean Up Your Computer Desktop

Your desktop is an easy place to put files and favorite programs for easy access, and that’s OK if you use it as a temporary holding area. But if you let files accumulate there, you can run into two problems. Here’s to get organized.

Tuesday, June 11

How to Use Google’s New Conversational Speech Search

Last month, Google launched a brand new search feature that lets you ask it your question (no typing!) and listen to its answer. It even know where you are and will pull up a map to show you directions.

Wednesday, May 22

Mouse Mastery: 5 Creative Online Games

Whether you want to get better at controlling your computer mouse or you’re just looking for online fun, these games fit the bill.

Monday, May 20

How to Use Google Like a Pro and Make Your Life Easy

Need to convert a measurement, track a flight, define a word, check out a medication, calculate a percentage? Google can do all these and more in a flash. Learn the tricks that advanced Googlers know.

Wednesday, May 8

How Can I Search Better on Google?

Google searches can yield overwhelming results with several thousands of pages. Here are a few tricks for searching more effectively to find what you’re looking for faster.