Should I upgrade to Windows 10?

August 27, 2015
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Yes ! There are some nice new features in the upgrade.  The desktop experience is more refined, and the search bar is really useful again.  The menus are improved.  You can print to PDF (but not the searchable version).  Windows 10 works really well with tablet/laptop hybrids. But Wait! The final version of Windows 10 […]

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Ring of Steel

February 24, 2014
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Protecting your computer is really a lot like protecting your home. Lock the Door The first step of home protection is making sure existing locks work.  If the front door lock is broken, then the rest of the security plan doesn’t work that well. For your computer, that means ‘locking down’ the programs on your […]

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3D Printing

February 10, 2014
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A ‘3-D Printer’ creates three dimensional objects in plastic, just like your ‘2-D’ Ink Jet printer creates two dimensional drawings on paper.  I like to think of it as a hot glue gun on a moving platform, guided by a really steady hand. We have a MakerBot Replicator 2 printer, and I decided to see […]

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