Tag: Tech Tips


Here's How You Can Work Around Those Pesky Group Email Parameters

Keith Gatling | 5 months ago

Have you ever wanted to send email to a whole bunch of people on a regular basis…without having to type all their names in all…the…time? And without constantly replying to...

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Book It Any Way You Prefer

Keith Gatling | 7 months ago

Note from Communications Specialist Mark Bialczak:

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Sign Up for Library Extension and You Can See the LPL's Book List while Shopping Amazon

Keith Gatling | 7 months ago

If you’re still using Safari or Edge as your default web browser (and please don’t tell me that you’re still using Internet Explorer…even Microsoft doesn’t use that anymore), I might’ve...

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Maybe It's Time for a New Email Address

Keith Gatling | 8 months ago

Do you have internet service with TimeWarner/Spectrum? Then perhaps it’s time to get a new email address.

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When Stickers Don't Stick

Keith Gatling | 9 months ago

In the upper left-hand corner of the windshield of my van are two stickers. One tells me when to come back for my next oil change and the other tells...


Where Can I Watch This?

Keith Gatling | 10 months ago

Once upon a time, back in the 20th century, there were only two places to watch the limited number of things that were out there…on TV or at the movies.

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Shazam, Now You Know Who and What!

By Keith Gatling | 12 months ago


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Don't Leave Home without It

Keith Gatling | 14 months ago

I can’t begin to tell you how many times I see people here in the library who want to take something out, but don’t have their library card with them.

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Why Not Handle Those Gift Card Receipts with a Photo Finish?

Keith Gatling | 14 months ago

I love gift cards.

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Here's What to Do When You Decide It's Time to Manage Your Passwords

Keith Gatling | 14 months ago

Too many passwords! Just too many darned passwords!

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Sometimes It's OK to Throw Away a Password

Keith Gatling | 15 months ago

What’s a throwaway password? It’s a password for a website that you use very rarely. Perhaps it’s a shopping website that you use maybe once or twice a year, but...

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When It's OK to Use the Same Password

Keith Gatling | 16 months ago

The last time I was here, I said how you shouldn’t use the same password everywhere. I also said that there were a couple of exceptions to this.

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It's Not That Difficult to Figure Out a Hard Password

Keith Gatling | 16 months ago

By now, many of you have probably already heard that Facebook’s been hacked, and that you should change your password.

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Cellular vs. WiFi

By Keith Gatling | 17 months ago

Mr. G tackles the issue of Cellular vs. WiFi via video.

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Understanding WiFi

By Keith Gatling | 18 months ago

Take a video trip to the land of WiFi with LPL tech guy Mr. G.

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You Can Take It With You

Keith Gatling | 20 months ago

The internet, that is.


The Digital Magnifying Glass in Your Pocket

By Keith Gatling | 21 months ago

If you, like me, are at “a certain age” – and even if you are younger – you might find that things below a certain font size are incredibly hard...

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So You Want to Know Why to Text?

By Keith Gatling | 22 months ago

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Keeping Your Contact Info Up to Date

Keith Gatling | 23 months ago

Getting a new cell phone with a new number? Changing your cell phone number? Changing your email address? Be sure to let all the online services you subscribe to know...

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Library Renewals and Cellphone Plans

Keith Gatling | 24 months ago

Take a good look at the headline for this installment of my Mr. G blog.