This is an old laptop with only 512mb RAM and a mobile Sempron processor. For the most part, it was a pretty crummy laptop. About a week after the one-year warranty expired, the hinge broke that holds the screen to the body. When I got a new laptop, I put this old laptop to rest. […]Read More My Decapitated Laptop
I’m still on Windows 7. I actually like it better than Windows 10. With a computer I want a tool, not a friend. And I find Win 7 is pretty streamlined while Win 10 has too much bloat. However, Win 7 has its limits. One thing it doesn’t do to well, as far as I […]Read More Two Awesome File Management Tools for Automated Actions
I just tried Google’s Remote Desktop. It’s super easy. All you have to do is add it to the Chrome browser and install one small program on your host computer. So if you have one half decent computer, you can dust off those old, not so great computers around the home and press them into […]Read More Save hundreds of dollars using old computers as dummy keyboards / monitors!
I can’t believe I finally did it. I ordered some RAM for a very old laptop that was (trying to) run on 512 mb ram. Up till now I’ve only extracted stuff from busted computers and juggled it around, hoping it would work and not blow up! So far I’ve been pretty lucky. But last […]Read More Taking the Hardware Plunge
Possessed would be too strong a word. Obsessed might be better. Theologically, possessed means a serious eclipse of free will by an evil spirit. Whereas obsession isn’t quite so strong. Again theologically, I think obsessed just means being harassed by an evil spirit. In both cases free will never dies. But in possession, it is […]Read More The Supreme Geek in the Sky