September, 2011

Computer Tricks From a 1 Year Old: Smarter than the Smart Phone

Abigail says, “Wait, your phone is locked.  That’s supposed to stop me?  My generation was practically born Smart Phone in hand.” My wife and I and two couple-friends all had daughters born within about 6 weeks of each other.  Emma is the oldest, Abigail (pictured and quoted above) is next, and Rachel is the youngest.  All three girls are now over a year old have become the...

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Rule Number Never: Blame Someone Else

Rule Number Never: Blame Someone Else

It seems to me that the number one rule for techs these days is “Blame Someone Else”.  They are really ruining things for those of us that would like to, you know, help our clients.  It seems lazy and almost offensive to me for someone to leave their client with a single sentence prognosis that places all the blame on someone not even in the conversation while getting the tech away...

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Computer Tricks From a 1 Year Old: Be Comfortable

Computer Tricks From a 1 Year Old:  Be Comfortable

Emma says, “If you aren’t comfortable when you are working on your computer then you won’t get much done.” While playing with my laptop the other day, I noticed that Emma kept moving around.  She would wiggle around, adjust the screen, get up and walk around the laptop and look at it from different angles, I almost thought she was losing interest in her videos, except...

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Make Your Old PC Relevant Again

Make Your Old PC Relevant Again

Over and over again, it seems like I’m telling folks that they need to just replace that old computer with something newer.  In the long run it really will save you a ton of headaches.  Unfortunately, with Washington doing it’s best to blow all of your money and both political parties coming up with fun new ways to get more out of you, buying a new computer isn’t always the...

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