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Category Archives: computers
I’m not a professional reviewer; I know exactly what I want for myself and know generally what most clueless home users will tolerate. I have some vague ideas about what business users like. Mostly this is a matter of testing … Continue reading
I think I managed to save my laptop. Folks, nobody has to tell me I’m not the greatest tech support guy ever. However, I’ve done it long enough to realize that if you have one kind of failure, you can … Continue reading
As I expected, it turns out the DNC operatives did attempt to use malware attacks on their political opponents during the election. In this case it was a limited attack on some of the folks at 4chan and 8chan. That’s … Continue reading
Ref: Previous blog post — Paranoia? Testing by real experts reveals that Windows 10 ignores privacy settings. To be specific, someone who actually understands this stuff tested Windows 10 Enterprise, the one you are supposed to be able to actually … Continue reading
You don’t have to read this, but I do have to write it. Some of you, dear Readers, are sympathetic to my ranting about the virtues of switching from Windows to Linux. The recent big wave of ransom-ware commonly known … Continue reading
This is a long post, a general consumer-level survey, distilling what we can know from public revelations. Snoopers: There are four kinds of snoopers. 1. Government espionage: If you are targeted as a national security threat, they will get you. … Continue reading