Posts Tagged: technology

October Technical Report

Computer Hassle October started with a computer repair. For months I had been getting a hard drive failure message, but I was still able to boot up my all-in-one. I knew the drive wouldn’t last long, so I bought an

October Technical Report

Computer Hassle October started with a computer repair. For months I had been getting a hard drive failure message, but I was still able to boot up my all-in-one. I knew the drive wouldn’t last long, so I bought an

Why You Need Goodreads

I am a librarian and I read a lot. For years I tracked the books I read by writing down the titles in my day planner on the date I finished reading them. Four years ago, I switched to Goodreads and

Why You Need Goodreads

I am a librarian and I read a lot. For years I tracked the books I read by writing down the titles in my day planner on the date I finished reading them. Four years ago, I switched to Goodreads and

Media: Fast and Slow

I am not a whiz in the world of text, Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram. Why say something in 140 characters when you can blog 1400 words? 🙂 Some people love slow food. Well, I love slow media. I am not

Media: Fast and Slow

I am not a whiz in the world of text, Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram. Why say something in 140 characters when you can blog 1400 words? 🙂 Some people love slow food. Well, I love slow media. I am not

YNAB 2016 Budget App Review

YNAB (You Need a Budget) is the best budgeting system I’ve ever used. But – I won’t be subscribing. This is clearly not a sponsored post. I am a personal finance and budget geek. I’ve kept track of my spending

YNAB 2016 Budget App Review

YNAB (You Need a Budget) is the best budgeting system I’ve ever used. But – I won’t be subscribing. This is clearly not a sponsored post. I am a personal finance and budget geek. I’ve kept track of my spending

Computer Kindness in 14 Steps

My laptop was my best friend. Purchased in 2008 and installed with Windows Vista, it was lagging, and I replaced it at the end of 2014. I was faced with installing all my most-loved programs and transferring all my files

Computer Kindness in 14 Steps

My laptop was my best friend. Purchased in 2008 and installed with Windows Vista, it was lagging, and I replaced it at the end of 2014. I was faced with installing all my most-loved programs and transferring all my files

Everything I Know About Commenting on WordPress

No matter which blog site you use, some readers are always going to have a problem with commenting. It’s so frustrating! I can see comments successfully made on my posts, so I know the site isn’t broken. And the readers

Everything I Know About Commenting on WordPress

No matter which blog site you use, some readers are always going to have a problem with commenting. It’s so frustrating! I can see comments successfully made on my posts, so I know the site isn’t broken. And the readers

Device Round-Up and Tech Decisions

Apple released a new operating system update this week so it’s a good time to talk about iStuff! I bought an iPad Mini when they came out last November and I’m now a certified fanboy. Prior to that, I didn’t

Device Round-Up and Tech Decisions

Apple released a new operating system update this week so it’s a good time to talk about iStuff! I bought an iPad Mini when they came out last November and I’m now a certified fanboy. Prior to that, I didn’t

Grrr, CDs Burn Me Up!

I am in the midst of an ongoing project to overhaul work and hobby space for Rom and me at home. I’ll outline the whole project later, but essentially; we are taking two crammed-full rooms and turning them into functional

Grrr, CDs Burn Me Up!

I am in the midst of an ongoing project to overhaul work and hobby space for Rom and me at home. I’ll outline the whole project later, but essentially; we are taking two crammed-full rooms and turning them into functional

Do You Need an iPad Mini?

Or any tablet? Probably not, but they’re so much fun. Skip to the end to find out about my indispensable apps! I resisted buying a tablet until now because I was holding out for an all-in-one device. Here are the

Do You Need an iPad Mini?

Or any tablet? Probably not, but they’re so much fun. Skip to the end to find out about my indispensable apps! I resisted buying a tablet until now because I was holding out for an all-in-one device. Here are the

A Week Around the Web

I don’t have any devices with apps on them – I still read websites on a laptop. I bookmark my favourites and don’t use an RSS reader. I am starting to feel like a Luddite! Today I will tell you

A Week Around the Web

I don’t have any devices with apps on them – I still read websites on a laptop. I bookmark my favourites and don’t use an RSS reader. I am starting to feel like a Luddite! Today I will tell you