Modern hardware, software, and web services are loaded with useful and customizable features, but figuring out how to use them is usually time consuming. Traditionally, people learn new features or resolve tech issues by following some combination of these time-consuming steps:
- Read help files or manual.
- Call the most knowledgeable person or relative you know.
- Call Tech Support, if available. Wait on hold a long time then talk to someone who may or may not be able to help you.
- E-mail Tech Support. Hope that the reply comes soon and actually resolves your issue.
Thankfully, there’s a much faster, more reliable way: Google it.
Google for help first, and you can save yourself tens of hours per year. In this post, I provide specific examples and helpful tips on how to quickly get tech help using Google. Read More