10 Steps to Solving Standard Tech Problems

Being your own tech support person speeds up fixing the problem. While you’re not the expert in whatever fails to work the way you expect it, many companies have set up self-help systems anyway or they’ll ask if you did this ‘n that. So trying to solve the problem — or narrow it — can … Read more 10 Steps to Solving Standard Tech Problems

How Lenovo Outdoes Apple with an Ad

I rarely check out videos because chances are high that it won’t have captions or subtitles. But I bit on this Lenovo-produced video comparing its ThinkPad X300 to the MacBook Air [link: Dave Winer]. It presents a powerful visual message without using words. But not one to let commercials sway me without research, I wondered … Read more How Lenovo Outdoes Apple with an Ad

Surviving PC Disasters, Mishaps, and Blunders

I’ve done stupid things to my computer, things I would never admit. But I’ve also saved its life and dealt with accidental reformatting (not my fault!). Every PC is different like our fingerprints. We customize options, install applications, remove default settings and do different things to it. So, a solution may not be the same … Read more Surviving PC Disasters, Mishaps, and Blunders