Tag Archives: computer technology

Trends, Not Predictions

This is not meant to predict the future, but to point out the current drift. Things have changed a lot in the past year, and will likely keep changing. I once predicted that Microsoft would jump the shark and could … Continue reading

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Win10 Adventures: Hardware Error Code 3000040

If you are the kind of person who checks event logs, you may run across something that uses these terms — LiveKernelEvent Code: 3000040 I spotted this in the Reliability Monitor. If you search via the Win10 menu, it will … Continue reading

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Windows Has Its Place

Did you really think I was a Linux zealot for life? I used Linux a lot during a period of time when it served my calling. I still use it, particularly the bootable DVD version that allows me to fix … Continue reading

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MS Office Fails

I am not one of those elitists who considers MS Office too pedestrian, as if the sanctity of Perfect Office is so superior. The latter is better, but not for the reasons most aficionados offer. Nor is LibreOffice so cool … Continue reading

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Cranking with Windows

I was playing with Win8 on an older system. At one point I logged into my Outlook account. Suddenly the system itself changed my login and instituted a password without telling me what it was; it was an identity I … Continue reading

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Odds and Ends 05

The new phone came in Friday afternoon. It took hours at our local provider’s store to get it activated. We still have no solid idea why, except that part of it was the failure to get a UIC programmed into … Continue reading

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Hear Here

I need to stop kidding myself. My hearing has declined enough that I have trouble picking up things like the notifications and voices over a smart phone. I’ve noticed this is an issue with both Android and iPhone. I know … Continue reading

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