Tag Archives: Windows

New Toshiba Encore 7″Mini

I am writing this post on my new 7″ tablet. If anything looks weird its because of this touch screen. The touch keyboard is not bad. The down side if writing with two fingers! I ordered a mouse and keyboard for this device I will report on those items when I get them. So far for $109.00 this little unit works well and is very light to carry. More to come later.

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Are You A Mac Or A PC?

One time in life this question would have meant something to a lot of people. Apple Macs and PC’s once were not on the same playing field. And today I feel they really still are not but we will get there in a minute. Today with the modern software we all love and use, and with great programmers bringing their products to both platforms we can now grab a computer and feel comfortable. Working at a school I have found a few ways that one can not replace the other. In our Auto CAD lab we still need Windows to … Continue reading

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Windows 8 Classic Shell

You have that shinny new computer and you just hate the new Windows 8 interface. As I wrote a before you could get use to the new Windows 8 interface. I know I had to give my brain a little time to adapt to the new system. If you feel that you would rather have it the old way. In other words have your desktop look more like Windows XP and Windows 7. There are two way that you can do this. The first and the one I recommend is to use Classic Shell. It is a FREE add on … Continue reading

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New Years Day

I wanted to thank each and everyone who has been reading my blog. I enjoy writing each morning and I hope that it is helping you and enlightening your thoughts. I hope to bring to you this New Year of 2014 more thoughts and more knowledge on technology and photography. If you have any ideas for columns in this blog please drop me a comment. Also I will continue to try to get my podcast of this blog up to date. I think time always fights against all of us in our daily lives. For those of us who are … Continue reading

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Portable Computing The Easy Way

At one point I wanted to create a Christmas list of items that everyone would love to find under the tree. I still will reserve the right to create that list to help you to make some choices that are sure to make your loved ones smile. This post covers the item that about a million or more people are asking for this year. The portable tablet computer. I have been in this field for so many years that I remember when the mini tower case was the portable computer. Computing devices are changing all the time. Bill Gates once … Continue reading

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