Questions Answered #9

In a desperate effort to gain some weird form of validation, I stole an idea for a blog post and begged my readers to ask me a question. And they did. The buggers. Now I have to answer them. Lesley asks “Why I will never be cool enough to own a Mac”. To which I can only answer, how the hell should I know? How cool ARE you Lesley? Ahh, but then I realised she trying to imply that *I* wasn’t cool enough to own a Mac… as if.. Why I will never be cool enough to own a Mac I’m a liberal. I’m a free spirit. I believe in an open mind. I wear t-shirts, a lot. I don’t …

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Priorities

I subscribe to the langalist. It’s a very useful PC email newsletter by Fred Langa which offers lots of practical advice on PC maintenance, smart programs (not COOL programs but ones that are useful and you’ll use more than once), and a good variety of articles on various PC related topics. He’s saved my bacon on several occasions so I’d recomment subscribing (it’s free). Today’s newsletter includes an article on end of year maintenance. This is the bit that most people, including myself, fail. Backups for example, when did you last do one? I can’t recall when, but I know it’s over three or four months ago, which got me thinking. If, god forbid, my entire PC including both hard …

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Customise your PC

I never realised there were so many options available for altering and tinkering with your PC hardware. You could say this kind of thing is a bit geeky. And you’d be correct. But I have to admit the geek in me is saying “Whoooaaaa, COOL!” (in a surf-dude stylee). Plenty of information to be found at “MetkuMods – Because you love your hardware.”

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