Potpourri -A Collection of Technical Tips for your Stay in Manzanillo

By Señior Tech on the June 2019 Edition This month I am going to write tips to address a number of issues affecting residents and visitors to Mexico. At some point, everyone needs to either print a document from their computer/tablet or make a copy from other papers. If your needs are minimal, get a cheap data […]

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Planning a trip, if you want something done right…..

By Señior Tech from the October 2018 Edition A few months ago, some close friends told us about an exciting trip they had planned, a visit to China. It included a four-day river cruise up the Yangtze River and various tours around Shanghai.  A month before they were to leave, they received the news that their […]

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¿Puedo hablar con alguien que habla inglés?

By Señior Tech from the March 2018 Edition When travelling in Spanish speaking countries, “¿Puedo hablar con alguien que habla inglés?” is a natural question. But since the advent of smartphones and ‘always on internet’, anyone with one of these devices has the ability to communicate with anyone, in virtually any language. Type in a phrase […]

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Should You Care if Net Neutrality Dies?

By Señior Tech from the January 2018 Edition The US FCC (Federal Communications Commission) has voted to dismantle net neutrality rules. The ISPs (Internet Service Providers) will now be able to provide fast lanes and slow lanes for internet. Loosely translated, if your internet provider is a cable/telephone (Telco) company, your Netflix stream could suddenly develop […]

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Facebook privacy demystified (part seven) Snopes.com is back!

By Señior Tech from the September 2017 Edition Last month I wrote that Snopes.com was having difficulties. Whatever their issues, they have returned to debunking rumours. Go to Snopes.com if you see a claim and wish to know whether it is real or a hoax. For example, a few nights ago, I received a message on […]

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