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The Peevish Disputant Strikes Again

October 2, 2012


Well, I was reading a few of my most recent posts and I realized I have had WAY too many happy, perky posts around here. It’s time to get riled up! It’s time for the latest “Pet Peeves” Edition! Right, Livvy?! That is my kitty’s “peevish” face. So we call her our Peevish Disputant when […]

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Tech Support for the Tech Support, Or, Give the Geek a Break

May 29, 2012


I had to reformat *another* one of our computers this week. The Windows Updates ALONE took THREE days, a staggering wait, I think. I am the chief tech support person in the house, and now that everyone has his or her own computers, troubleshooting all the electronic gadgets sometimes feel like a full-time job. I […]

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Creepy iPhone Apps

December 13, 2011

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We’ve all heard the lavish, glorious praises of the iPhone. But what about the “dark side” of the apps out there? If you have stayed up late, pondering what evil lurks in the App Store, wonder no more. I have done the legwork for you, peeps. I’ve cut out the perverted and the obscene because […]

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Toot, Toot

October 20, 2011


I’m tooting my own horn here, peeps. I just finished a few blog posts at my tech blog, The Older Geek. It’s one of my beloved blogs, a real labor of love. I created it so I could help other folks with tech issues that I battled through in the past. Much of it centers […]

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Seriously Thinking About Carbonite

August 31, 2011

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Carbonite for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. I’ve been hearing a lot about Carbonite these days. Carbonite is an online computer backup company. Backing up data on the computer an absolute necessity f you store sensitive files or work from the computer (as […]

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Best Laptop Deal I’ve Ever Seen

October 9, 2010

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How I wish I could grab this one! My kitchen renovation has left my budget without a penny to spare; I would SO get this if I could! Toshiba Satellite L655D-S5076 15.6″ Notebook, AMD Phenom II Quad Core Mobile Processor P920 (1.6GHz), 4GB DDR3 memory, 320GB HDD, AMD M880G Chipset with ATI Mobility Radeon HD […]

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Best Price on Core i5 Processors

October 2, 2010

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I’m STILL on the prowl for an updated computer. My current one is still working pretty well, although the graphics card is starting to act up. šŸ™ I use my computer almost 24/7 because I work at home. My needs are pretty steep– I need a hefty processor, lots of RAM, and a very good […]

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School Computers, Oy!

September 11, 2010

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I’m finally getting to the school shopping. Ugh! This kitchen renovation has totally consumed 1/3 of my year so far. I am so, so happy to have it (almost) done. šŸ˜€ I am eager to get my life back again! The kids need school stuff now. We’ve been relying on last year’s surplus, but the […]

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The Digital Home Away From Home

August 2, 2010

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When I was traveling away from home recently, I’d tried out some remote access software. I loved it!! It was like having my little home away from home. I also didn’t have to worry about having all my personal information on my travel netbook, either– all I had to remember was my remote access username […]

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Trouble Sleeping? Do You Use Computer at Night?

May 16, 2010


I have often wondered about this: Trouble sleeping? Maybe it’s your iPad (CNN) — J.D. Moyer decided recently to conduct a little experiment with artificial light and his sleep cycle. The sleep-deprived Oakland, California, resident had read that strong light — whether it’s beaming down from the sun or up from the screens of personal […]

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