Tag Archives: tech

"NEW AND IMPROVED" not always a good thing

Too often, I see people getting caught up in what I call the iPhile loop. Regardless of what the item is, they have the get the NEWEST version, even if the one they have is perfectly serviceable and works. Even … Continue reading

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Just two a day

Slogging through all the Windows 7 “Cumulative Updates” I passed on installing so I could keep using one my favorite Blu-Ray players.  But it’s come to the time that I just uninstalled it, and have installing the rather backed up … Continue reading

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Called Wacom support

Since I have already done all the troubleshooting (different port, different cable, different computer, and even trying a different tablet) my Intuos Pro 5s’ USB charge port needs to be replaced.Hoping it will be less expensive than getting a new … Continue reading

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Surface Pro installations Checklist

Photoshop and Bridge.. Check.DxO Photolab.. Check.Google NIK Collection… CheckMy old tried and true LViewPro image viewer.. Check.Mailwasher.. Check.Google Chrome.. Check.Trillian.. CheckyLaunch.. Check.VLC.. Check That pretty much does the whole installation and set up.  Now, it’s the tweaking that needs o … Continue reading

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I Tech, therefore I am.

During our Albany trip, Wing  saw first hand the issues I had been having with my Sony laptop. It works great once it’s in Windows, but not joking, (and no, not asking for tech advice (been there, done that, it … Continue reading

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Windows 10 or not to Windows 10…

Simplest answer.. yes and no. My Windows 7 box works great. As long as I don’t install those “Quality Rollups”. I do keep on top malicious software/malware definitions, but I’m fed up with Microsoft disabling what they deem is outdated … Continue reading

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Nice bonus

All the HDDs formerly known as single unit external HDDs are now in the multi bay enclosure are running much cooler than they did as stand alones. Also, the HDDs in the computer are also running cooler. Less power draw, … Continue reading

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