Category Archives: Guest Column

Tech Notes: The Lighter Side of Technology

Happy summer, Folks! Hopefully, you all are out and about doing the things that we’re supposed to be doing in these summer months – staying cool, relaxing at the beach, traveling and vacationing, and spending time with family and friends. … Continue reading

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Privacy Policies and the GDPR

Hello Seabrook! Hope everyone had a nice Memorial Day holiday. You may have seen a recent increase in e-mail from companies in which you have previously created an account concerning updates to their privacy policies. In fact, here is a … Continue reading

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Tech Notes: Terms to Know – Augmented Reality

Happy Spring, Seabrookers! From time to time, I like to give you readers, many of whom are my regular clients, a glimpse as to what’s ahead in the world of tech. For me, it’s interesting, especially in the tech industry, … Continue reading

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Tech Notes: Goodbye, Buttons

Hello, Seabrookers. Today, I want to bid adieu to an old friend. This friend was someone you could always count on to do what you needed to do. I’m talking about buttons. Right now, you’re probably scratching your head wondering … Continue reading

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New Year’s Tech Resolutions

Happy 2018 Everyone! I hope everyone had a happy and joyous holiday season.  As 2018 begins, I’m reminded of how different things are with each passing year.  Technology has aided us with new innovations to make everyday tasks much quicker … Continue reading

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Tech Notes: The Anatomy of a Phishing Email

      Hello Everyone! Just thought I’d drop in on Tidelines to share a recent phishing email I received that even had me second guessing for a minute or two.  These scammers are really getting crafty in their attempts … Continue reading

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Tech Notes: Sending Large Files Over the Internet

This month’s tech blog post continues our discussion of computer tips and tricks that require just a few simple steps.  Today’s tip focuses on sending large amounts of files to someone else.  But first, let’s talk about the big limitation … Continue reading

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Tech Notes: Saving YouTube Videos

I love technology.  Many of you who know me already know that.  People often ask me, “What’s your area of expertise?”  My answer is usually, “Nothing.”  I realize I’m probably selling myself short, but when people know you as a … Continue reading

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Hurricane Season Tech Tips

What a week on Seabrook. Just a short time ago, we were all preparing for possible landfall of Hurricane Irma here. Luckily for us, it went west and we were spared. My thoughts are with those who were less fortunate … Continue reading

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Ever wonder?

Have you noticed those blue reflectors in the road scattered around the island? They appear in the center of the roadway. One of our readers asked if Tidelines knew what they were, so we asked Steve Hirsch, PE, PMP, Director … Continue reading

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Tech Notes: For the Music Buffs

I said in my last blog post that I would talk about the ways we all can listen to our music.  In my opinion, technology and the internet have changed the music industry quicker than any other industry.  As my … Continue reading

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Ever wonder?

A reader recently inquired if solar panels would still provide electricity in the event of a power outage. Our research suggests they might but it depends on several factors. Homes equipped with solar power using photovoltaic (PV) technology “may lose … Continue reading

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