Convert text to image, and image to text

Arcticsid asked the Answer Line forum about turning text into a .jpg. I'll also explain converting an image back into text.

The best Windows 8 Start menu programs

TTGSteve asked the Windows forum to recommend a good Start Menu program for Windows 8.

How to find a lost message in Gmail

Vicki Pen lost three important messages from her Gmail inbox. I help her find them.

Overclocking: Why you should and should not do it

Arcticsid asked the Answer Line forum to explain overclocking, and why it is, or is not, a good idea

Improve your prose with a word processor cliché detector

Darthdusty asked about software that will "detect and alert" him when he types certain phrases

Run an old program on a new PC

John P. wants to continue playing a game he bought when running Windows 98

Find and watch free TV on the Internet

Lucyer asked about Web sites where you can watch television programs for free

How to shop online without a credit card

Diana Delgado asked if there are ways to shop online without the traditional piece of plastic.

Print all the files, or a list of all the files, in a folder

Mikecool asked the Printers forum how to print all of the files in a folder. I'm expanding the question to include printing a list of files.

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Introduction to backup

Rickaber asked the Utilities forum to explain the basics of backing up

Put your passwords in your pocket and take them everywhere you go

Password managers help you keep more passwords than you can memorize. Eric asked if he could carry one on a flash drive.

Should you keep using Windows XP?

Mae Watson's aging computer still works fine. She asked if she should give up XP before next spring.

In Android, move a photo to another folder

Once he's snapped a photo with his Android phone, Bob wants to move it to another folder

How to delete or move a lot of Gmail messages

MLStrand56 had a Gmail question for the Answer Line forum: How does one archive or delete every email from a particular sender--or that matches some other criteria?

How to make good use of an old hard drive

Carol Hart has an extra hard drive hanging around. She asked me what she can do with it.