As a true geek, I typically purchase a new desktop and laptop every two years. Alternating years; I am an unpaid blogger afterall.
My system for getting rid of the old computer has always been giving it to someone in the family who needs it or storing it in my basement. But now that I am 1,600 miles away from most of my family and live in Texas, where houses are not typically built with basements, I have no system. My old Dell tower is currently just sitting next to my new HP tower. Read more
With children younger and younger using the internet for entertainment purposes, it’s becoming more and more necessary for parents to monitor their usage.
AVG Technologies – the great people who have given you the antivirus and anti-malaware software – have created a solution for parents. AVG Family Safety gives your child the freedom to roam the web, but also keeps you informed of what they’re doing. Read more
We recently featured the Double USB, which would help those of us who can never seem to correctly plug in a USB cord. And just when you thought that was the best idea, something new and better may be out there soon.
And it has recently won the International Forum Concept Award – the Infinite USB. Read more
You’ve done it, we’ve all done it, I actually did it just yesterday – you go to plug in a USB cord and you plug it in the wrong direction. And if you’re not careful, you can actually do damage to the USB head.
Well necessity is the motherhood of invention and someone has come up with a concept design for a USB that can be plugged in correctly on either side. Read more
Let’s face it, we love our tech. And we don’t bat an eyelid on dropping $1,500 on the newest television or computer.
But what about our computer accessories? I’m sure there are lots of people who just use the free mouse and keyboard that come with their new desktop. That’s fine, but free does not mean comfortable. And if you spend most of your day on your computer, comfort is important. Read more
So it’s Christmas Eve, Eve, and you haven’t finished your shopping. No worries.
You have a few choices – you can get over to Amazon.com, where you can still order up until 3:30PST today in order to receive the gift tomorrow. And deplete your 401k to pay for the shipping. Read more
Techies love things tiny – except our monitors – and the new Xi3 is one tiny computer.
But don’t let the size fool you. The X13 has six USB 2.0 ports, DVI, two eSATA ports, audio in/out, DisplayPort, ethernet and special Xi3 Port. All in a 4 inch cube. Read more
Now this geek, she’s a PC. I have a Dell desktop, an Acer Laptop (a cool, slim TimeLine one) and I just purchased an HP laptop. They’re all running Windows 7 – and coming from Vista, it’s a breath of fresh air.
But I have a confession to make – I have iEnvy. Read more