Dear NETGEAR technical support department: Several features of my (very new, purchased in the last month and a half) NETGEAR WGR614 v7 home wireless router appear to be either quite simply non-responsive to any configuration changes that I make in the web-based configuration screens or so flaky that they are all but useless. Specifically, the […]
No one in the room could help but crack a smile when my Windows HP Pavillion ze4800 laptop crashed the moment I booted it up at Wednesday’s Mac Meetup group. I had brought it in to demo the capability of network remote access technologies such as VNC and SSH to be interoperable between operating systems. […]
The prices of storage media are continuing to decline, and it’s getting to the point where it’s practically impossible to use all of the space you can buy.
I’ve been told that not updating this blog is an unacceptable use of my time, so here’s an obligatory “Here’s-what’s-going-on-with-me” update. The short answer: a lot! The long answer is the rest of this entry.
I’m afraid that all the pictures Sara and I have taken on our road trip might be gone.
Fixing some problems on computers is ridiculously easy. It just takes a little know-how, and proper tools. Case in point, speeding up computers which thrash is just a matter of adding memory. The trick is knowing how to spot a thrashing computer.
Apple’s iPod has some compatibility problems with USB and it has a nasty way of showing it, too.
I finally get my hands on the innards of computers. Once I had the box open, I just couldn’t stop playing, providing the final motivation for giving Linux a serious go.