Category Archives: Computers

To be filed under "It wasn’t broken, why did you ‘fix’ it?

Audible, in their infinite wisdom (said in a very sarcastic tone), have decided to force all their subscribers to use the “Enhanced Audio” version only.  First, they did away with Format 3, which was ok with my old Treo Smartphone,  … Continue reading

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Dug out a fossil

In computer terms, it’s close to a fossil. My old Acer Aspire 5735 laptop.  It was relegated to the closet, not just because of it being limited with 4gb of ram, but because it kept overheating and shutting down. I … Continue reading

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Well, that’s annoying

It seems that after all these years of buying TopazLabs/Topaz software for photoediting, paying a premium price for “Lifetime updates”, the owners of the company have decided to go the subscription model. They sent out a smarmy email, with a … Continue reading

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It’s my computer, is it? Bull$hit!

After weeks of Corel support telling me it was my computer, or my other software that was preventing WinDVD12 to play disc folders, guess who just put out an updated that “Fixes known issues” My computer, huh?  Yeah, only because … Continue reading

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Ok, I gave Windows 10 a fair go

Close to 2 months, I used Windows 10 boot drive.   Stability; good.  Updates; too many, too annoying. Updates have a horrible habit of overwriting/removing anything you might have done. Nannyware/nagware; I so wish Microsoft would understand that people want to … Continue reading

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This has got to be one of the most bogus scam I’ve seen

Hey, I know your password is: 9041 I haven’t used a 4 character password ever. Your computer was infected with my malware, RAT (Remote Administration Tool), your browser wasn’t updated / patched, in such case it’s enough to just visit … Continue reading

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It took about 2 hours of trial and error

Because On1 no longer uses the same authentication service, some really great OnOne tools that didn’t make their way into the latest versions of On1 PhotoRaw could no longer be installed.  This really sucks because OnOne Focal Point was the … Continue reading

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