TWiT.TV has been killing it with their new old show “The New ScreenSavers“. This past weeks episode was particularly good because Patrick Norton (an original Screensavers host) was Leo Laporte‘s co-host and Bert Monroy was the special guest to show off some PhotoShop tricks. The way Bert uses PhotoShop is like magic.Read more "Photoshop Tips From Bert Monroy"
Windows 10 will be the next version from Microsoft. I’ve been using the Windows 10 preview for several months and I think it is great. I think that means a lot coming from a Linux user. My primary OS will still be my default but when I use Windows it is Windows 10. You to […]Read more "Windows 10 Preview"
Crap-ware on new systems has always been a nuisance. It slows down your new computer, you get pop-ups telling you to register the software and a lot of other annoyances. Resent news has got me thinking that this software can be bad for your security as well. Lenovo maker of the Thinkpad line of notebooks […]Read more "Crap-ware on your system maybe worse then you think!"
You can’t imagine how many times I’ve gone to a clients home or office and found that all of there email was lost. Their harddrive went bad and all of their email was on it. It was lost because they have been using MS Outlook and downloading pop mail from their ISP. I have not […]Read more "Why Hang On To Old Technology"
In the past to watch Netflix on Linux you had to use Wine to get Silverlight working. This didn’t work very well because it takes a lot of horsepower to run Firefox, Wine and the Netflix video all at the same time. Now you can get Netflix working natively on Linux using these simple instructions.Read more "Watch Netflix on Linux without Wine"
November of last year I purchase a Chromecast digital media player from Google. Almost a year later what is my opinion of it? Right off I knew I would love this device. It had many of the channels I was using with my Roku, (Netflix, Hulu Plus, TWiT, etc.) plus it had YouTube which I wanted […]Read more "Chromecast, 1 Year Later"
November 2012 I purchased a Samsung Chromebook. The first commercially available Chrome OS notebook computer. As a Google addict and a cloud user I knew there would be no problem for me to use it as a second or maybe even a primary computer but what would be my reaction to the hardware? My first impression […]Read more "Chromebook, 2 Years Later"