How Does Google Work

How Does Google Work

Most of us use Google every day but sometimes we ask the question How does Google work really – how on earth does it find the answers to our many questions so quickly. We might just put in a few words, not even something that makes much sense but Google works its magic and within seconds we have our answer. We often wonder how we ever managed without Google, searching through books for our answers, which could take days. Now we need the information, right here, right now – and Google never disappoints, we almost always find the answer we […]

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Twitter Advanced Blocking Tool

How to use the Twitter Advanced Blocking Tool

In an attempt to make Twitter safer for its users – there is now the Twitter Advanced Blocking Tool.   All it is really is a way to share block lists on Twitter. We can’t see this helping to stop the Twitter Trolls but at least it is a step in the right direction. Twitter do realise that we need much more sophisticated tools than this, and promise they are looking into it. How to block a Twitter user Go to their profile page Click the gear icon Select Block from the drop down menu And confirm. What it means to block […]

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How to Upgrade to Windows 10 for Free

How to upgrade to windows 10 for free?  Have you clicked the upgrade button for Windows 10 yet, if you haven’t I think you should – as Microsoft say that this offer won’t last forever, you only have a year to take advantage of the offer, and  who knows they might change their minds, so get it now. As long as you have Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 and reserve your copy you will get the full upgrade for free, as soon as it is launched on the 29th of July. This upgrade is a full version of Windows 10 […]

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The Top How To Searches on Google

As my “How To” blogs always seem get a lot of interest from Google searches – I thought I’d try to find out The top how to searches on Google. So, I hoped over to Google Tops trends, which shows you the most searched items of 2014. Google tells us we searched trillions of times in 2014! How fascinating is that!  Its hard to imagine now, what we did before Google, we would have to look in a book, buy a book or even go to the library to look up the information we needed. Or if it was something more technical such as How […]

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