Category Archives: Tools of the Trade

The ins and outs of keyboards, computers, memory sticks and more.

Technical troubles? Find a teenager.

These days there’s a definite disadvantage to not growing up in the digital generation. Here’s the story of how a teenager saved the day…more than once. Continue reading

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E-book or paper book, which do you prefer?

Do you prefer reading a book by the glow of an electronic screen or do you like the feel of paper in your hands? There are pros and cons to both e-books and paper books but most people have a definite preference for one or the other. And the reasons aren’t always about reading. Continue reading

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The treadmill desk

Prolonged sitting is not only bad for the figure, it also has the potential to kill you. Continue reading

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Saying goodbye

I looked over with alarm. I’d hired a computer tech to fix what I thought were some minor problems. But this sounded serious. Perhaps even terminal. Continue reading

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