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If you watch cable television for even a short period of time, you’ll be presented with at least one ad on how to speed up your Windows computer. Heck, you may even see several.  And if there wasn’t a market for repairing computer problems, you wouldn’t see these commercials marching across your television screen.  But, […]

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Got a Kindle?  Do you own a tablet or smartphone?  Well, get ready for some terrific FREE reading material! As wireless devices become more affordable and allow us to get all kinds of traditional printed material, it’s nice to know that you can get some of the world’s most loved stories and novels absolutely free. […]

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When I’m at the drawing board or in front of my Linux computer, I like to fill the air with some background sound.  That usually means turning on the radio. As I’ve mentioned before, I love listening to the radio when I’m drawing or pounding out the latest blog entry.  I guess because television requires […]

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Here’s a snippet from the BBC television show Click. They review PCLinuxOS and have some very nice things to say about it. You can see the original post and review on Click’s site here. PCLinuxOS is one of the very best Linux distributions in use around the world today. It’s easy to test drive (via […]

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A few weeks ago, during the winter storm blast, I heard a report that some of the blizzards were accompanied by  thunder and lighting. It’s rare, but sometimes does occur. This served as a reminder as we move into the spring and summer months here in the northern hemisphere.  Thunderstorm season will soon be upon […]

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I get emails offering me unbelievably low prices on top shelf software.   Imagine buying Adobe Photoshop, a $600.00 software application, for only $199.00!   Wow!  Or how about Window 7 Ultimate (regularly $400.00) for only 80.00!  Want MSOffice Professional ?  Why pay $600.00 when you can pay $60.00?! Well, all these email offers  and […]

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The FCC and Department of  Justice recently approved the Comcast NBC/Universal merger.  There are conditions. You can read some of  those conditions here. Of note is this passage from the linked report: “The deal requires Comcast to provide “approximately” 2.5 million low income households with high speed Internet for less than $10 a month. To […]

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Ever have one of those moments where you’ve tried EVERYTHING to solve a computer problem and it ends up being something so simple you just want to kick yourself? This happened to me the other day.   I was in front of a Windows 7 computer system and when I typed in a password, web address […]

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