Parents Beware! Microsoft Family Safety is broken, your kids are not protected.

Parents Beware! Microsoft Family Safety is broken, your kids are not protected.

Like many parents I have been using Microsoft Family Safety on my kids computers for several years now to keep them safe online by restricting what websites they can view, blocking adult content, restricting what apps they can use etc. I also used family safety to control my kids screen time, so that they could not …

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Margate’s Dreamland back from the dead, or is that living dead ?

Margate’s Dreamland back from the dead, or is that living dead ?

Anyone from my generation or older will have heard of Dreamland. At the height of its popularity in the 1960s, when it attracted more than two million thrill-seekers a year, Dreamland boasted a wall of death run by legendary stunt motorcyclist Yvonne Stagg, which was covered in Anderson’s unsettling 1953 documentary film, O Dreamland, with its terrifying …

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How to get help with Windows 10: from Microsoft

How to get help with Windows 10: from Microsoft

Having problems with  windows 10, need help, did you know that windows 10 has a built in support app to connect you to Microsoft support. Now I  wouldn’t recommend you resort to this app immediately with every trivial issue, but if you just can’t find the help you need anywhere else,  Microsoft has provided this app called ‘Contact …

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Make your own salsa

Make your own salsa

I have been experimenting with making my own salsa lately since I find the supermarket salsa quite lame in just about every respect. The final conclusion of my experiments is that making your own salsa is so ridiculously easy and so much better, I will never be buying a jar of ready made salsa ever …

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Windows 8 : unable to access pc settings or native metro apps

Windows 8 : unable to access pc settings or native metro apps

This has happened to me twice now on 2 different systems, where the whole Windows 8 metro (or modern as they now call it) interface seems to have gone kaput. I have been unable to launch any of the native metro apps, they would open and then immediately close, leaving only the icon in the taskbar on …

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