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No DVD Player In Windows 10

Posted October 7, 2015 By Mom

  I am in no hurry to upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10, and here’s yet another reason why: Windows Media Center isn’t included as part of Windows 10, which means there’s no DVD player software built into Windows 10. This is probably a sign that Microsoft foresees the end of the DVD as […]

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Facebookery: Facebook Privacy Hoaxes

Posted September 30, 2015 By Mom

  IN A NUTSHELL: NO, Facebook has no plans to introduce a new, paid feature where users can pay for upgraded profile privacy options. NO, posting that fancy-schmancy, legalese-sounding privacy/copyright notice on your profile does NOT grant you any specific privacy or copyright protection on content you post to, or share on, Facebook.   Image: […]

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Hack Alert: The Microsoft Support Scam Is Back

Posted September 24, 2015 By Mom

I originally wrote about this particular scam back in 2014, but when I received another Windows support scam call yesterday I figured I should probably remind everyone about it.     If You’ve Got A Landline Phone, You’re A Hacker Target Offshore hackers are specifically targeting owners of landline phones in developed countries like the […]

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Be Reasonable About The Limitations Of Tech

Posted September 22, 2015 By Mom

Over the past few weeks, I’ve seen rage-filled rants online about everything from Amazon’s server problems over the past few days to the matter of tech devices aging and eventually dying or becoming obsolete. I also received an epithet-filled rage-a-gram this week from someone who was angry that her child’s Fire tablet had been stolen […]

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