Granny ordered new business cards today – and also a few promo items.

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How to Send a YouTube (or any) Link to Your Friend via Email [VIDEO]

by TechnoGrannyAnni

There are many times when you want to direct your friends to a good video you have seen, or to send them a link to a web page that you want to share. Below I will show you how to do this by just following along step-by-step with the instructions below.  If you would prefer […]

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How to format a letter or document from inside your email [VIDEO]

by TechnoGrannyAnni

You’ve received a letter or an article in the body of an email, and you want to turn it into a separate document.  Then you want to save it without all that extra email clutter – the subject line, the address, the date and so on. Here’s what you do.  You can watch this as […]

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Is Your Computer S-L-O-W and Sluggish? It’s Time for a Defrag … [VIDEO]

by TechnoGrannyAnni

If you think that your computer is getting a bit slow, and you find yourself waiting unnecessarily for programs to come up or pages to change, there are a few processes that you could try to make it respond more quickly.  One of the first thing that comes to mind is that it’s time to defrag […]

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Text Messaging – Special Edition

by TechnoGrannyAnni

Caution: are you up for a chuckle at your own expense? Warning: *Youngsters* watch out – this may be you some day. (*Youngsters – could be anyone under about 70+) Everywhere you go these days you see people text-messaging with their cell phones.  Well, as they say: “if you can’t beat ‘em … join ‘em!” […]

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How To Send ‘Blind’ (Bcc) Messages

by TechnoGrannyAnni

You probably receive lots of circulated emails to pass forward; some are worth reading, but many are not. If you do decide to forward them, for the sake of confidentiality, ALWAYS remove any ‘from’ addresses and then send to your recipients ‘blind’ (bcc). No names or email addresses will show up when your message is […]

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How To Uncover Skype Instant Messages

by TechnoGrannyAnni

You never know when a learning moment will come along.  I have said before that I am learning many new things right alongside you – and today was no exception. Here’s a quick note about a discovery – small but worth mentioning – that I made this afternoon. In truth, it was pointed out to […]

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Tips for Travelling with Tech Stuff

by TechnoGrannyAnni

This is coming to you from Merida, Mexico and being here made me think that I should mention a few things to remember when you are travelling with your tech stuff. Now you have this new interest in technology, you may want to take it with you when you go … just as I do.  […]

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How To Change the Print (Font) Size

by TechnoGrannyAnni

When the print on your computer screen is too small to read with comfort, especially on websites, all you need to do is enlarge the type (or enlarge the font) size. Step #1 Left-click “view” at the top of the page. Step #2 Move your arrow down to the words “text size”. Step #3 A drop-down menu will […]

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PC or Mac Computer?

by TechnoGrannyAnni

You have almost definitely come across lots of well known friendly (and not so friendly) rivalries.  They have been carried on throughout history:  • In sports teams: NY Yankees vs. NY Mets; • In cities, the north vs. the south: In Alberta, Calgary vs. Edmonton; • On TV channels: NBC vs. ABC; • From Medieval England – the historical […]

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