Monthly Archives: September 2012

Check Online While You Shop In-Store

Three local businesses provide free WiFi while you push your buggy down their aisles. Lowe’s and Home Depot both have free WiFi, as does Office Depot. Now if Hobby Lobby would offer it I could stay busy while I wait … Continue reading

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More No WiFi Zones

Sad to say it ’cause I like the places, but add Newk’s and Spring Creek Barbeque to the no WiFi spots in Cypress. But that’s OK. In a day or two I’ll tell you some “sit down and eat” places … Continue reading

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Want Java with your WiFi?

I promised more about free WiFi in the Cypress area. This weekend I checked out Internet access at two local coffee shop locations. First I visited Starbucks, the location between Best Buy and Target. They always seem busy, and I … Continue reading

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Who Doesn’t Have WiFi?

This is an imcomplete list, but I still wish it was shorter. I guess fast food means “In and out fast” to these businesses. Arby’s, KFC, Chick-Fil-A, Smash Burger, Whataburger, Panda Express. If you know others please email so I … Continue reading

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Want Fries with your WiFi?

At least two fast food restaurants in Cypress offer free WiFi. I recently visited McDonalds and Wendy’s for an iced tea and a speed test. McDonalds access requires responding to terms and conditions with your web browser, then connects you … Continue reading

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How Many Data Plans Do I Need?

With the number of gadgets proliferating like rabbits our collections now include smartphones, laptops, and tablet devices. I just got my first Android device, a Google Nexus 7 tablet. This will replace my Kindle Reader. The Kindle had its own … Continue reading

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Why Create User Accounts on Home PCs?

There are several good reasons to do this, particularly if any of the following conditions are true. Two or more people share the computer Two or more computers are used in the same home Sharing printers would be beneficial Some … Continue reading

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The Doctor is IN

No magazines in the waiting room, but you all brought your own computing devices, right? Be friendly with each other.

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