Pet Peeves

Unintended Software Installs (BloatWare) and Getting Rid of It

Have you ever been in a hurry to download software and blast by all the prompts clicking ‘yes’ or ‘accept’ without reading them? It’s so frustrating to miss one of these and end up with software on your computer or on your web toolbars that you didn’t want. This is called unintended software and we’ll look at what to watch for and how to get …

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I, Me or Myself-Which Is Correct?

This article was originally written in March, 2010 – over four years ago! Yet the proliferation of people using ‘myself’ hasn’t seemed to slow down. Enjoy! This week I’m going to take a break from tech and write about a pet grammar peeve of mine—the misuse of the word ‘myself’ in everyday conversations and in writing. It’s an epidemic! What’s going on with people? I’ll …

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Rant on misuse of 'myself'

Social Logins – Convenience or Concern?

The ability to sign-up with a social login is everywhere today. To define a social login, it’s the ability to use a social media account you already have in order to sign up for another service. It’s also called Social sign-in and also referred to as a Single sign-in. Most of us think that it’s great to be able to set up a new account …

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I, Me or Myself?

This week I’m going to take a break from tech and write about a pet grammar peeve of mine—the misuse of the word ‘myself’ in everyday conversations and in writing. It’s an epidemic! What’s going on with people? I’ll give you my opinion. Keep reading. I don’t think of myself as a grammar expert and I can’t always quote a rule as to why something …

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