My Most-Used Android Apps

On March 13, 2013, in Carrie Cuinn, Tech Nerd, by CarrieCuinn

For the last few years I’ve happily rocked my iPhone, which I moved to after several years of (mostly unsuccessfully) syncing my Blackberry to my Mac laptops. Getting an iPhone felt like a step up, a move toward better connectivity. Mac people were cool, trendy, and interested in what their machines did as well as how […]

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Updating Your Tech Education Online (for Free!)

On June 7, 2012, in Carrie Cuinn, Tech Nerd, by CarrieCuinn

At some point or another, many of us find ourselves facing a new kind of technology, a new type of operating system, or a new look to the way we normally interface with our tech-driven world. As software is revised and updated and made old-fashioned, something new takes it place, and we have to learn […]

Safeguarding Your Privacy Online, Even When You Need An Online Presence

On May 3, 2012, in Carrie Cuinn, Tech Nerd, by CarrieCuinn

Many of us not only do our socializing online, but we also work online as well. Whether we’re employed in the creative arts as artists, writers, or musicians, or we’re self-employed (plumbers, landscapers, babysitters) there’s a Internet site to promote our services. While web-savvy businesses have been working online for years, even more traditional companies […]

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Defeating The Dust Bunnies Of Doom

On February 9, 2012, in Carrie Cuinn, Tech Nerd, by CarrieCuinn

If you have a desktop computer, chances are you take care to keep liquids from spilling on it, or try to avoid using it to prop up heavy furniture. While those are important things to remember, many of us forget to protect our towers where it counts the most – on the inside. This post […]

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Disaster Recovery Plan, Simplified

On December 29, 2011, in Carrie Cuinn, Tech Nerd, by CarrieCuinn

A disaster recovery plan does exactly what it sounds like: it gives you a way to recover from a disaster, usually a loss of data. This can be anything from losing your laptop, or having your hard drive die on you, to something as terrible as losing your home in a fire. With recent advances […]

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Broadcasting To the People: How To Podcast 101

On November 17, 2011, in Carrie Cuinn, News, Tech Nerd, by CarrieCuinn

The term “podcast” is a combination of “pod” (Portable On Demand) and “broadcast”. A podcast is a pre-recorded bit of music, talk, or other sound, which is posted to a site on the Internet for others to download and listen to. Because it’s available online, it can be accessed anywhere that you can access the […]

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Organization Is The Key To Success

On October 17, 2011, in Carrie Cuinn, Tech Nerd, by CarrieCuinn

It sounds a bit silly but the truth is that knowing where to find what you’re looking for is one of the most important parts of getting things done. Whether you’re replying to email, finding the right cable to hook up your printer, or writing a novel, how you’ve organized your technology determines how much […]

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Working With My Head In the Cloud

On September 15, 2011, in Carrie Cuinn, Tech Nerd, by CarrieCuinn

Once you begin to work with multiple computers, smart phones, and other devices, you might find yourself needing a file on one system that you last opened on another system. As a writer, I find this happens to me all the time. I often start a story on my desktop computer but later need it […]

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Welcome to the (Functional) Future

On September 1, 2011, in Carrie Cuinn, Tech Nerd, by CarrieCuinn

I love living in the future. I get woken up in the morning by my hand-held personal computer / communications device, which is programmed to notify me via sound and vibration at the exact moment I want to be awake. Without getting out of bed I can slide my finger across the touch-sensitive screen, and […]

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