The internet is full of articles like this: a tech writer makes a switch, sees the light and wants everyone to follow them to the promised land: "Moving from Android to iPhone just works. Source: I ditched my Android for iPhone — 5 reasons I'm not going back" Well, in this bifurcated, partisan platform, walled … Continue reading “I ditched my Android for iPhone — 5 reasons I’m not going back”
Smartphones are more powerful than ever. So, is time to ditch that laptop for good? If the thought of replacing your laptop with a phone is appealing, then look into Samsung's Dex technology. https://youtu.be/huKaKNc4YeI Dex can be installed in windows and used either as an application or as a Windows replacement. This brings calling and … Continue reading How Your Smartphone Can Replace Your Laptop
Chromebooks have been in the spotlight during the pandemic -- they became the heroes of remote learning, ready to jump in at a moment's notice so that classes could continue. Don't be so quick to relegate them, however, to the kid's computer category because they also make a great computer for anyone who needs a … Continue reading On computing and Chromebooks
The internet is full of articles like this: 13 Reasons Why Linux Is Better Than Windows and the older I get, the more those titles annoy me. I do think Linux is better in a lot of ways but I try not to talk about better but rather why it works for me. So here's … Continue reading 13 Reasons Why Linux Is Better Than Windows
I've been in computing since punchcards, and I've seen a few things along the way. The only saying that would be surprising is if I hadn't learned a few things during that time and developed some Strong biases about what makes a good end to end computing solution for a freelancer or individual consultant that … Continue reading What technology do I really need as a consultant just getting started?
Are you confused about how Google Accounts work within Gmail and G Suite? Watch this: Here's something I want to add to Steve's observations... https://youtu.be/lXMtpxCfr9g
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Whenver I begin to work with a new client, I immediately establish a Google Account that we both can share. Why? For practical starters, I don't want access to someone's Gmail account -- that's a whole lot of trust issue that I don't want to deal with. Second, the account gives us a place to … Continue reading A Google Account; so much more than just Gmail