Category Archives: Technoid
I am not happy. I spent $29 on diagnosis and $70 on a new main board for my desktop system and it wasn’t the main board after all. That means it must be the CPU that died. That’s annoying because … Continue reading
After over 35 years of working with computers, I am not easily impressed. But this weekend I saw something that astounded me. My main computer suffered a catastrophic hardware failure and would not even start to boot when powered on. … Continue reading
Recent circumstances have obliged me to pay closer attention to our web sites and associated blogs. In the process of doing that, I realized that our sites have been running for years now on the same hosts and that it … Continue reading
As an engineer, I try to be thorough when I investigate something. I therefore felt the need to try Edge, the replacement for Internet Explorer. Internet Explorer has been so awful for so long that I really couldn’t believe that … Continue reading
Mozilla Firefox has been my preferred browser for a long time now, and I have stuck with it despite its increasingly serious issues with security and stability. But we have passed a new threshold and I have been forced to … Continue reading
I switched to the Catch Evolution theme a while back. I’ve gone back to Twenty Ten for now due to what I consider an intolerable misfeature in Catch Evolution.
I have been using computers of one sort or another since 1979 and I started playing with Linux around 1999. Since then, I have held the hope that some day Linux would be able to replace Windows on at least … Continue reading