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?
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
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?
PC World’s annual advice on setting up a new PC. • PC World > “How to set up your new computer” by Brad Chacos, Senior Editor (Dec 25, 2020) … a new PC isn’t like a new car; you can’t just turn a key and put the pedal to the metal. Okay, maybe you can—but… Continue reading Setting up a new PC
What with stay-at-home and work-from-home, I found this PC World article interesting. I talked with a friend over the weekend about using an external monitor with his notebook PC. He’d brought a 27″ monitor home from his employer’s office, and wanted to place multiple Office documents on separate screens. Note that the article considers 2K… Continue reading Multiple monitors for work-at-home