Category Archives: Technology

Food for Thought

Migrating to Windows 8 from XP (yes, there are still computers running XP) is not easy.  Forget all the fancy tools for moving your data – Get a portable hard drive & physically copy the data from the old computer … Continue reading

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Safety and Security

“They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.” – Benjamin Franklin For the past week, I’ve heard debates, reasoning, and posturing on the NSA’s “Prism” program, and quite frankly, I’m … Continue reading

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Notes For The Week

Steve Jobs: Steve Jobs, cofounder of Apple, died this past week.  Whether you hated him or admired him, his impact on our lives will carry forth for years. My first computer in 1979 was an Apple II, and that carried … Continue reading

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Friday Technical Tip

So far I’m resisting getting the first generation of iPad.  But I’m starting to reconsider… http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=11886557&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=&fullscreen=1

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Windows 7 Upgrade Comments

Last July, in preparation for going back to school, I bought a new HP laptop to replace an old Dell laptop which was just about on its last legs.  Of course, the HP came with Vista Home Premium, but had … Continue reading

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