How to Fix a Crashed Computer with Recovery Mode

In this week’s member-exclusive How-To Tuesday on Simple Tech Tips, we’re talking about how to fix a crashed computer using recovery mode. A crashed computer doesn’t have to be a disaster. Windows and Mac have built-in recovery modes that can help you get back up and running. But it’s important to learn how to use … Continue reading How to Fix a Crashed Computer with Recovery Mode

How to Figure Out Windows and Mac Version Numbers

In this week’s member-exclusive How-To Tuesday on Simple Tech Tips, we’re talking about how to figure out Windows and Mac version numbers. If you’re having computer problems, the first thing the technician will ask you is, “What version of the operating system are you running?” But there are so many different updates and numbers, it … Continue reading How to Figure Out Windows and Mac Version Numbers

How to Recognize Counterfeit Electronics

In this week’s member-exclusive How-To Tuesday on Simple Tech Tips, we’re talking about how to recognize counterfeit electronics. The recent chip shortage has exacerbated the problem of counterfeits, but there are steps consumers can take to avoid them. Learn how to recognize the warning signs of counterfeit goods and find genuine deals on computers and … Continue reading How to Recognize Counterfeit Electronics