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Need a New Laptop but Hate Windows 10?

TweetIf you are in a position where you need a new laptop, but absolutely HATE Windows 8 – and would rather have an UN-anesthetized root canal than use Windows 10 (like most people) there are still options out there.  You do have to shop carefully though. I have had the need to recommend a few Continue Reading

Don’t Let Your Computer Take Up Drinking!

TweetEveryone knows your computer shouldn’t drink, right? Never give your computer beer, wine or soda pop. Hard liquor might not be too bad – except for the possible fire… And milkshakes? Never. I’ve seen it and it’s not pretty. If you do happen to spill anything – even water – ESPECIALLY water into your computer, Continue Reading

Don’t Do This To Your Computer 9-10-15 Edition

TweetAn interesting situation with PCs is the result of the way they were marketed initially – and that continues even after more than 30 years.  PCs have been sold as being self-serviceable / self-upgradable this entire time.  Apple computers on the other hand, have been marketed as being ready to go right out of the Continue Reading

iCloud Drive Performance Hit

TweetSo far I cannot gather enough information to declare this a wide-spread problem, but in one isolated case I found having iCloud Drive running was causing massive memory and resource usage on a Windows 7 computer. Computer specs: Lenovo G560 Pentium P6100 2.0GHz Win 7 Home Premium 64 bit SP1 4 Gigs RAM 4 Gigs Continue Reading