DO NOT DOWNLOAD OR RUN THE FOLLOWING PROGRAMS.
Current as of January, 2016
2016 is here – it seems like 2015 flew right by.
I’m going to start maintaining a list of technologies that I DO and DO NOT recommend for many technology categories, and update the list periodically.
For example, people regularly ask me what kind of phone or laptop they should buy – this list is for YOU!
New Cable Modem – Big Performance Boost
I’ve been “renting” an old Ambit cable modem from Time Warner for about 4 years now… so $8 per month, 4 years, 12 months per year, that’s $384 that I’ve “spent” on a router/modem that’s MAYBE worth $30 brand new (Ambit, now uBee, is a cheap piece of crap). These things have a life expectancy of maybe 2 years, so they definitely got their money out of that device (and me).
In 2007, I bought a Nintendo Wii, that finally died earlier this year. When I attempted to replace it, what I found was a Wii bit surprising.
It’s August, 2015 – time for “Back to School”
Here are a few tech gift ideas for your high-school / college student that they will use and appreciate
We added a Sony Playstation 4 (PS4) to the house in May, 2014. After a little over a year, here is a long term perspective as a Sony customer and PS4 user.
At least twice a year, you should perform a “tech checkup” on your Windows computer, to make sure everything is running right.
Don’t bother calling the Nerd Squad….
This is something you can do, fairly easily, by yourself, for free.
Read on, to learn how
(Current as of Q2/2015)
I get asked all the time, “what laptop do you recommend?”
It’s a question with a complex answer, based on your budget, how you use it, and hardware features available on the market at any given time.
Because model numbers change so quickly, I wont cite specific models, so this article is more of a buying guide – how to figure out which features you need, and select a manufacturer. Once you know what you’re looking for, you can shop online or at your local big box retailer.
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My list of recommended Windows Utilities and Software is incorporated in to this post:
How to Set Up a New Windows PC or Laptop