Fantasy Author and Geek

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Ex-Apple User Surprised by a ThinkPad

Yes, as a matter of fact, I did say ex-Apple user in the title. While OS X (and now MacOS) was never my favorite operating system, the overall user experience on a MacBook Pro used to be unparalleled – at… Continue Reading →

No Touch, Please!

I thought it was funny the first time I saw a touchscreen laptop advertised. I thought, “Ah, now there’s an idiot trying to beat Apple to a punch they never intend to throw.” And in part, it’s true. Apple never… Continue Reading →

Internet of Things Dangers

IoT (Internet of Things) products — products connected to the Internet — have resulted in a great deal of vulnerable consumers. Because manufacturers and consumers have paid little or no attention to security, these devices threaten to wreak havoc. When… Continue Reading →

Modal Pop-Up Windows

Website owners should be careful when listening to marketing people. Current trends in web marketing are evidence of this. What sounds great on paper in terms of sales, sign-ups and engagement can actually be quite annoying to users. Today I… Continue Reading →

Irrelevant Innovation

Steve Jobs was good at convincing people they needed something they had not previously imagined. Many of the innovations he brought to the world through Apple became the industry standard. Among these are tablets, iPhones, iPods and larger, buttonless touchpads…. Continue Reading →

Silly Operating Systems and their Lost Ways

I came across an article the other day claiming that Linux had lost its way. I immediately wondered which “way” it happened to lose. It’s kind of a silly statement if you think about it. How do operating systems lose… Continue Reading →

The Mouse I Thought I Wanted – Revisited

If you read this post, then you know I was very disappointed with the Kensington Expert Mouse. My financial situation was different at that time, so I had opted for an open box from Microcenter. The item had been purchased… Continue Reading →

The T-Mobile Disaster

A few years ago, my family decided to switch from Verizon to T-Mobile. Financially, it was a no-brainer. We got new smart phones, a data plan and unlimited talk and text for less than we would pay for feature phones without data at… Continue Reading →

Why You Want a Mechanical Keyboard

Most computer users tend toward what’s already there. Windows, Internet Explorer and Google Search are prime examples of this tendency. It’s a sad truth that most people don’t realize they have a choice, and even if they do, they don’t… Continue Reading →

How to Choose a Keyboard

When most people shop for a computer, they look for specs to match their use case. Processor speed, number of cores, amount of RAM, video card and storage space are the big items. However, input devices are very frequently an… Continue Reading →

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