Category Archives: Technology
The mouse rules? How often do you move the mouse, type something, move the mouse again, click on something ….. You are repeatedly going back to the mouse when you could do plenty straight from the keyboard: In … Continue reading
When was your last backup? For most computer users the answer is probably “never” or “doesn’t it do it automatically?” Desktop PCs usually come with a Cloud facility such as Dropbox or Apple’s iCloud that can be used to backup … Continue reading
Some laptops or desktop computers seem to be destined for the household recycling centre when perhaps they are still usable? What decisions lead to an ‘End of Life’ determination for computers? The most common answer is that a newer model … Continue reading
I have now moved almost all of the IT advice articles from the front page of this blog onto a dedicated IT Advice page. Archived on that page are articles on Computer Security, Routine Maintenance and some Linux-related articles. If … Continue reading
As we get older, trying to cram new information into our brains sometimes means that information from a few years ago may disappear. In many respects, the same can be said of computers. Here I am referring to the internal … Continue reading
I visited a friend tonight who had email problems. As it was, I’d already had a suspicious email from him earlier in the day – his account had been hacked. My first issue was whether anything in his laptop … Continue reading
I’ve created some Linux-specific pages under the IT Stuff menu. It’ll be a mix of general information, fixes to compatibility (with Windows) issues and the odd plea for help.