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April 2, 2010

It’s April Fools Again

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Once again the computer world is subject to a series of April Fools jokes, many of which I feel are cruel and obnoxious. Time for my annual round-up of what’s just plain stupid out there, and a reminder of why I dislike this type of practical joke.
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March 31, 2010

RGBY – Oh, My! Part II

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After all these years using and programming computers with the RGB color scheme, the geniuses at Sharp toss in another color. What will the computing world do?
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March 29, 2010

RGBY – Oh, My! Part I

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It feels like a Twilight Zone opening: There is a fourth color, beyond that known to computers. That color, is yellow.
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March 26, 2010

The Coming Windows XP Panic

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Windows XP has hung on far too long. Someday soon, the panic will set in.
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March 24, 2010

Internet Connection Hell

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For the past several days, I’ve had buku problems with my high-speed Internet connection. It’s been very frustrating. Not only the connection issues, but dealing with the tech support jungle.
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March 22, 2010

I’m Peeved at Western Digital

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I was once a fan, a huge fan of Western Digital’s My Book line of external hard drives. I wrote about them in my books. I’ve praised them on this blog. Never again.
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March 19, 2010

Send That File To Hell, Part III

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So how do you really send a file to hell? That is, how do you really delete a file so that there is no trace of the data?
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March 17, 2010

Send That File To Hell, Part II

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What happens when you delete a file? No, not that Recycle Bin stuff. I’m talking what happens when you really delete a file.
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March 15, 2010

Send That File To Hell, Part I

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Deleting a file isn’t what you think it is.
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March 12, 2010

Word’s Multiple Margin Mysteries

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Making a page look just write, er, right [Let’s say “correct” – Ed.] in Word can be frustrating. That’s because the Microsoft Word word processor has not one but two sets of margins. Only by knowing how to set both can you get the page to look just correct. I mean, just right.
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