Category Archives: Computing

Windows 8.1 — Two thumbs down

I just tried winbloze 8.1, and I have to say, its bad. Why would I want to turn my expensive desktop into a cell phone computer? I ran it on my mac mini under Parallels to try it out. Its … Continue reading

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DotBlock Micro VPS Website Hosting

Dotblock is now offering a ‘MicroBlock’ Virtual Private Server for $9.95 a month. This server comes with 5 gigabyte solid state disk drive, 1.5 gigabyte of RAM memory, and a 1.5 gig processor. The only operating system option I saw … Continue reading

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End Of A Five Year Project

For the last 5 years, I have run a website, www.cgcsforum.com, where I taught the science and art of making silver and gold nanoparticles for health use. Last week, I closed it down. Originally, I started the site because another … Continue reading

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The strange case of the missing HostRocket

This morning, I got up, and decided to work on one of my website. Argh!, it was gone!. I checked this site, gone too. I tried to load HostRocket, my hosting company, and they were gone. Whats up? Panic set … Continue reading

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Installing WinTv board in HP Tower with Vista

Install board Turn on Power Vista crashes Recovery fails Reinstall Vista from DVDs Recovery fails Remove Tv card Reinstall Vista from DVDs… again Search Web Remove 2gb ram memory Reinstall Tv Board Tv Works Windows downloads new drivers Windows crashes … Continue reading

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Apple TV, The good and the bad.

Last year, I bought a Sony Bravia widescreen lcd high definition tv. The trouble is, I do not have digital cable, or any high definition tv service. I don’t have an HD dvd player, or Blu Ray either. What I … Continue reading

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Apple iMac

I have always been a build it myself kind of guy, especially when it came to computers. My first personal computer was an S-100 bus beauty I built, with a 4mhz Z-80 chip, and a fully blown 64 kilobyte memory, … Continue reading

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