Tech Tip: What to Do When Chrome Wants to Update — but Can’t

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Spread the loveTweet Q. I get a message when I open Chrome and use Gmail or Facebook every day that says that my Chrome version is out of date and…


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Move Over, Bitcoin. Ether Is the Digital Currency of the Moment.

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Spread the loveTweet Even though most of the people buying Ether and Bitcoin are individual investors, the gains that both have experienced have taken what was until very recently a…


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Tech Tip: Making Your Messages Really Move

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Spread the loveTweet Q. What’s the fastest way to get animated GIFs into text messages? A. Top speeds depend on various factors, like the hardware, software and user involvement. However,…


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After Terror Attacks, Britain Moves to Police the Web

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Spread the loveTweet In Germany, lawmakers are pushing ahead with fines of up to 50 million euros, or $56 million, if Silicon Valley companies do not limit how online hate…


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Tech Tip: Claiming Your Own Little Corner of the Web

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Spread the loveTweet Q. I am an emeritus professor and a bilingual writer of critical articles and novels. I’d like to set up a personal web page to preview my…


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Google Said to Be Facing Record E.U. Fine by End of August

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Spread the loveTweet European officials claim that the company favored many of its own digital services, including search and online maps, over those of rivals. Google has denied any wrongdoing.…


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Charles P. Thacker Dies at 74; Helped Design Early Personal Computer

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Spread the loveTweet “The Alto was the thing that galvanized the hardware and software technology of the next 45 years, and astoundingly it was done by Chuck in just three…


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Tech Tip: Taking Charge of the Battery Icon

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Spread the loveTweet Q. Is there a way to always show the battery-life indicator in the Windows 10 taskbar? A. If the battery icon has retreated into the hidden icons…


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Verizon Completes $4.48 Billion Purchase of Yahoo, Ending an Era

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Spread the loveTweet Photo Yahoo’s share price more than tripled during Marissa Mayer’s five years as chief executive. Credit Eric Risberg/Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — Yahoo, one of the founding…


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Tech Tip: How to Use Google Image Search on the Go

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Spread the loveTweet Q. On a computer, you can use Google’s reverse image search feature in several ways, like dragging and dropping an image file in the search box or…


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