Tech Friday: Planning on an iPad Pro upgrade in 2019, but …

…tablet replacement for me. My Lenovo laptop is a fine back up and travel computer, but like all Microsoft Windows OS devices, it requires continual scanning, backups, updates and fidgeting….

Tech Friday: Options to subscriptions services raising prices

…iMac to run a full screen Windows 10 install on my Apple computer as well as Mojave. The other subscriptions that might see the chopping block are Microsoft Office 365…

Tech Friday: Are Windows registry cleaners hokum?

…bloated part of Windows. Simply put, messing with your Windows registry without knowing what you are doing can trigger serious errors that can render Windows inoperable. If this is true,…

Tech Friday: What is going to be new in Apple iOS12

…platforms is growing in power, size and use. The writing is on the wall. Microsoft has announced Windows 10 will be the last Windows operating system … hinting that it…

TechFriday: Open Live Writer to WordPress plug-in problem

Twice now I’ve found myself unable to post to my WordPress blog. Once a few years ago using the windows based Microsoft Live Writer (now defunct) and recently using the…

LiveWriter for blogging is alive and hopefully being revitalized

…was retired by Microsoft a few year ago but has remained available. Unfortunately after my move to Windows 10 and issues with sFTP support, it first required a work-around and…

Losing Mozilla Firefox add-on data for FireFTP after upgrade

After making the Microsoft update from Windows 7 to Windows 10, there were a few items lost in the mostly automatic update (BTW, it is as painless an upgrade Microsoft

Updating TWC Internet and the iMac virtual to Windows 10

…angels fear to tread (joking)” … another Microsoft upgrade – this time to Windows 10. Gulp … wish me luck as it will be doubly risking since it is on…

TechFriday: No FREE Windows 10 for Parallels on the Mac yet

… with Microsofts FREE upgrad offer and all. (Parallels is working on a solution) Microsoft is making Windows 10 available as free upgrade for qualified Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and…

Update to Apple OS X Yosemite and all is well

…all is well and it should be an easy to adopt upgrade … particularly since it was free. I’ve had my frustrations with both Apple OS and Microsoft Windows upgrades…

Reminder: Check on your virus protection and update it!

what I have read, still target the Microsoft Windows users, but we should assume most popular operating systems are at risk as well. Do your part to protect the computers…

Tech Friday: Annoying Microsoft Windows Automatic updates

…in” choice. A perfect example is in using Microsoft’s Windows Update. It is relatively easy to turn the entire service off, but that’s not necessarily prudent or something I wanted…

Test driving the PixelPumper Mac app for blogging

Untitled Blog Post Name I’m taking a look at the Apple Macintosh blogging app called PixelPumper after using the Windows-only  Live Writer for years. I know the day is coming…

Tech Friday: A New iMac has replaced an old G4 and PC

…to go. It might be because I’m use to my old slow Windows machines, but  Windows 7 running on the iMac is amazing. Stay tuned for more pluses and minuses….

In Apple iPhone 5 anticipation, iPhone 4 and 4s prices drop

…and graphical display were superior to the IBM and the DOS clone computers just as the iPhone “has” been. Eventually Microsoft and their Windows interface then OS equaled Apple ……

Historic Event: Chrome Surpasses IE Market Share

…for Microsoft thanks to its deep Windows 95 integration, and that it was IE5, which was launched in March 1999, that cemented Microsoft’s browser market leadership that exists until today….

MGB engine rebuild photos on Microsoft Skydrive

While still tweaking the new WordPress install, I wanted to test Windows LiveWriter and the online Skydrive set-up for ease of displaying a gallery of photos. It may be an…

Browser and Windows 7 upgrades

The DSL connection at the hotel was shockingly fast so I took advantage of the speed to update my Windows 7 with a Service Pack 1 update … and decided…

Adding some “light” reading to my weekend: Windows 7 Secrets

next computer. According to the Amazon Windows 7 Secrets book description,Thurrott and Rivera’s book “tells you what you need to know to go from Windows user to Windows expert and…

Windows 7 Release Candidate soon to expire

shutdown. The Windows 7 RC will fully expire on June 1, 2010. Your PC running the Windows 7 RC will continue shutting down every two hours and your files won’t…

First take: Experimenting with Photosynth.net

digital photos and the ability to upload using a Windows-based computer with Microsoft’s proprietary, but free, image uploading software. My first attempt was to create a 30 photo series of…

The cost of upgrading a PCs operating system

out of luck … old Leopard is a far as you can go. Microsoft Windows 7 OS Windows 7 Home Premium (Upgrade) $119.99 Windows 7 Home Premium (Full) $199.99 Windows

Windows 7 OS arrived today

The copies of Microsoft’s new computer OS Windows 7 arrived today! I’m not planning to update anytime soon as I’m currently running Win 7 RC on both of my PCs….

The Windows 7 Beta to Windows 7 Ultimate RC headache

I’ve been struggling to finish and tweak the install of the Microsoft Windows 7 Release Candidate OS before my Beta version expires — 8 days from now. Unfortunately for me,…

Tech Friday: Use Bing.com and get cashback when shopping

Great tip from Paul Thurrott of winsupersite.com about shopping with Microsoft’s new bing.com websearch tool. Besides being a Google challenging search tool, it can also save/make you some money. You’ll…

Android to be an available OS on Acer netbooks

…will be shipping a new netbook PC in the third quarter this year with a competitive OS to Microsoft’s windows or open source Linux OS. Netbooks are the new sub…

Microsoft’s Windows 7 to be in stores for 2009 holiday season

I’ve been happily running the Windows 7 Beta (post 1 & post 2) and see it as Microsoft’s best OS release since XP. Although the Release Candidate is now available…

Windows 7 Beta and switching to the RC release

updated: Be sure turn on automatic updates in Windows Update in case we publish updates for the RC. Microsoft Partners: Learn more about Windows 7 on the Microsoft Partner Portal….

Windows 7 Beta: I can’t go back to Vista … I won’t

… NO … I WILL NOT reinstall Vista. Join me in making this point clear to Microsoft. — Dear Microsoft, As a satisfied Windows 7 Beta tester, I am concerned…

Running Windows 7 Beta and am surprisingly happy

After downloading the .iso and creating a Microsoft Windows 7 Beta installation DVD last month, I’ve been ‘on-again off-again’ while contemplating taking a chance on a Microsoft Beta OS replacement…

Walt Mossberg gives his first impression of Windows 7 Beta

The Wall Street Journal‘s Personal Technology columnist Walt Mossberg has given his preliminary review of Microsoft’s recently released beta Windows 7. According to Mossberg, the most important improvement from the…

Trying out Google Chrome — just for the fun of it

…only that tab will get closed and rest of the tabs will keep working … now that’s nice if you run multiple tabs instead of multiple windows. Finally, Google Chrome…

A free copy of CrossOver for your Mac

copy of CrossOver the open source software that lets you run a Windows program without the need to purchase a Microsoft Windows OS license. It works well for that occasional…

Google docs online, now offline too

Google Docs , the online Microsoft Office or Open Office substitute, is systematically rolling out the offline component for documents. The popular Internet based ‘free’ collaborating software and document storage…

Microsoft Vista SP1 update went slow, but well

…from Windows XP to Windows Vista. Increased compatibility with many printer drivers. Increased reliability and performance of Windows Vista when entering sleep and resuming from sleep. Performance Improvements Improves the…

Palm’s Folio is being pulled & Centro looks real

…We will, of course, continue to develop products in partnership with Microsoft on the Windows Mobile platform, but from our internal platform development perspective, we will focus on only one….

Wi-Fi Hot Spot security: Connect with Care

…with Windows Vista or XP visit http://support.microsoft.com. • Make sure that your computer is not set up to automatically connect to non-preferred networks. Otherwise your computer could automatically connect to…

Get ready for “7”

…a different player — Microsoft. Although Microsoft has only recently released its Vista operating system, it looks as if the software giant is wasting little time in preparing the a…

Microsoft’s new aggressive move against piracy

Windows Users be warned: think twice before running bootleg copies of new Microsoft software … as not only will the software giant refuse updates, but according to an Associated Press…

Internet Browser Security Grade Card

…Oct. 10 because of the severity of the problem. The flaw carries Microsoft’s highest “critical” rating. The vulnerability in Microsoft’s browser is particularly worrisome to security experts because computer users…

Palm Treo 700p: First Impression

…The 700p was activated through Sprint, one of two carriers in the US to sell the 700p. Verizon has been selling the 700w (Windows) for several months now and according…

Treo 700p: more rumors?

…IDG News ServiceMonths after the Windows version (which we reviewed in January) Palm is launching a Palm version of its Treo 700 smartphone next Monday. Launched in the US, with…

Sprint Treo 700p launch date?

…Palm Treo 700w — the first Windows powered version of the Treo. Treo Smartphone users have been using the extremely popular Treo 650 which competes for ‘best of breed’ the…

Windows Vista delayed ‘yet again?’

Windows Vista delayed until June 2007??? Wouldn’t you know I own Microsoft (MSFT) stock. Can you say — Apple or Linux? Unbelieveable if this rumor is true. 🙁…

The Holy Grail: Macs running Windows

…Apple and will allow their new Macs to run the Windows XP operating system as well as most windows software. This has been something that many have wanted to do…

Top Ridiculous Future Products

…of dignity by your side. 08. Microsoft likes to put out OS’s that have tons of bugs still in them. That’s why they’re going to introduce Windows CSI. This OS…

Spam

…of other types, including newsgroup posts, instant messages, Web board postings, and even exploitation of services such as Windows messenger to get their advertising or obnoxious messages through. Spam can…

Desultory - des-uhl-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee

  1. lacking in consistency, constancy, or visible order, disconnected; fitful: desultory conversation.
  2. digressing from or unconnected with the main subject; random: a desultory remark.
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