Technology

Finally Upgrading To Windows 7

I am finally upgrading my desktop computer and my wife’s laptop computer to Windows 7.  I have been stuck on Windows Vista now for 3 years. Through all of the crashes, sudden shut down of certain programs, and just being awkward and slow, it is finally time to move on. It started when our 2nd laptop, just an old Dell computer we have had forever, finally broke. I had revived…

Looking For A Web Host?

There are hundreds of options for web hosting out there, and dozens of different types of packages to choose from.  It can be a bit confusing about what you actually need from a web host, all the costs, what you get, etc.  I just want to take a moment or two and give you my recommendation.  I have used about 2-3 dozen different web hosts over the last decade or…

Why I Don’t Twitter and Facebook

I must get dozens of emails per week about following someone on Twitter or joining as a friend on Facebook.   I don’t have a Twitter account and I no longer have a Facebook account.  If you listen to some people, they would say I am stupid, crazy, and insane not to have a Twitter account where I could get thousands of people to follow me. I closed my Facebook account…

Switched from HD-DVD to Blu-Ray

Last year I bought the Toshiba A2 HD-DVD Player.  I believed HD-DVD was a superior technology, and that superior technology would prevail as the chosen HD format.  Well, one lesson I have learned (again) is that marketing is more important that having the superior product. That’s why McDonalds is the #1 fast food hamburger joint.  It’s certainly not because they have the superior hamburger (or healthier for that matter).  It’s…