As premium devices, Apple computers generally are reliable and last for years. But there can be times – hopefully rare – when your MacBook, for example, won’t power on. Or at least not bootup. This Macworld article is a useful recap of troubleshooting tips. And, yes, it can be humbling to realize that the problem… Continue reading When your Mac or MacBook won’t turn on?
Here’s another recap of popular consumer VR headsets, whether you’re a fan of off-world adventures or not. Are VR headsets still bulky? Are standalone devices all you need? Low-end or high-end? If you’re into VR gaming, are there a lot of choices? Are you okay with the Facebook (Meta Platforms) ecosystem? This Space.com article has… Continue reading VR headsets for 2022 – ready for virtual worlds?
Another annual article by PC World – advice for setting up a new PC. • PC World > “How to set up your new computer” by Brad Chacos, Executive editor (Dec 24, 2021) – Set up antivirus, clear out bloatware, and perform other tasks to keep your PC humming well into the future. Summary: Run… Continue reading Setting up a new PC – 2021
Mac World’s annual tips (updated from 2015’s article) for your new holiday Mac. • MacWorld > “Got a new Mac? Do these 10 things first” by Macworld Staff (Dec 25, 2021) – Get started down the path towards being a power Mac user with these essential tips. Got a new M1 Mac this holiday season?… Continue reading New Mac setup tips – 10 things
This TechHive article (below) is a useful roundup of OTT services. One thing that’s predictable is price increases (not discussed in article). The typical monthly cost stands near $70, which reminds me of my cable bill years ago (and paying for so many channels that I’m not interested in or dropping channels that I do… Continue reading TV streaming services – visual preview like a set-top box?