Secure and Safe Shopping Online Tip #1 How to Check a Company or Product

Check out the offer before you check out with your $$

In today’s Tech Tip Chet Davis shares thoughts about researching or checking a company or product to see if it’s legit and not a lemon. There are some products, sales, and offers that sound too good to be true – and sometimes they are! We’ll look at a suggestion for checking the complaints of a […]

“Interview: Staying Safe With Tech – Chet Davis Your Technology Tutor”
by Valda Boyd Ford interviews Chet Davis

In recognition of National Computer Safety Day I wanted to share this interview captured a few months back on my friends radio program. The topic is Safe Tech:

Today we will practice safe “tech”! There is so much potential in using today’s technology from dating to banking to conferencing, However, there are so many places where we can expose our finances, our future and our family with less aware technology practices. Chet will share a few tips that will help you feel more secure while staying safe using tech.
Listen to “Chet Davis – Your Technology Tutor” on Spreaker.

Everyone’s A Photographer?

Everyone's A Photographer?
November 7, 2017

I was speaking last year at an event with a panel of photographers. There was a Q&A afterwards and someone asked me what I thought about this idea that “everyone is a photographer.” I told her I agreed. Everyone is a photographer – an excerpt from Photographer, Author, and Nomad David duChemin in his blog post “Everyone’s A Photographer“… a great thought piece that speaks to the proliferation of cameras in our world and the many people who use these cameras to capture the moments of their day. You can read the full post – click here.

Mind your body position while computing…

I didn't last week and paid the price big time!

Some six months ago I shared some thoughts about your body position while using a computer, in a video I called Easy Ergonomics.  Last week I was working many hours on a video for a family friend, one day with some 5 hours editing on my laptop computer.  Not necessarily a problem by itself but […]

In today’s Tech Quick Tip Your Technology Tutor shows how you can easily block unwanted callers on your iPhone and it’s built right into the Operating System!

Use this built-in feature to edit email, messages and more

In today’s Tech Quick Tip you’ll learn how to easily edit text on your iPad or iPhone. Whether it’s in the email app, messages, notes or any other app where you create text (type or dictation) you can use this cool feature

In this quick tech tip, Chet shares a free website that will help you determine if a specific website is down or if it’s a different problem.

In today’s Tech Tip Chet shows how you can see the email address of the sender. This can help you avoid responding to or clicking on a fraudulent email message.

In today’s Tech Tip Chet Davis shares one way to determine if that email is likely from a cyber-thief. You can avoid getting trapped in a scam (hacking your private information) by paying attention to inbound email messages that ask you to click on their link to sign-in to your account.

Beware: Tech Support Scam via Telephone

The cure is worse than the (fake) problem

In today’s Tech Tip Chet Davis shares caution about acting on a telephone call that suggests you’ve been hacked. Usually, this is a fraudulent call that causes you to act in a way that provides personal info to a cyber thief.