Category Archives: Technology

Review: Ed Begley, Jr.’s Guide to Sustainable Living

Long known as an environmentalist, actor Ed Begley, Jr. now educates and inspires the masses using television (Living With Ed), the internet (, and writing books. Ed Begley, Jr.’s Guide to Sustainable Living: Learning to Conserve Resources and Manage an … Continue reading

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Erase Files Instead of Just Deleting

You’ve got a new computer and it’s time to get rid of the old one. Wait! How much sensitive data is still lurking on the hard drive? Account numbers, Social Security numbers, user names, passwords? Deleting a file from your … Continue reading

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Green Your PC

Test your PC energy consumption knowledge with the Sierra Club’s How Green is my PC? quiz. Go do it now. A few tips to save energy and still enjoy your PC: Let your screen go black when your PC is … Continue reading

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We Need Cookies

“Please Enable Cookies.” Computer cookies, that is. Not the kind baked with flour and sugar. I hate getting the message “Please Enable Cookies” when I’m surfing the Internet. I’m not trying to login or buy something. I just want to … Continue reading

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Audio on Web Pages – a Small Rant

Attention: all you people who have music on your blog or web page. You know who you are. You may be driving visitors away. Did you ever think of that? I surf the Internet with the TV or radio on, … Continue reading

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Retiring the PC

I am slowly progressing with retiring my 6 year old desktop PC. After a little searching, I ordered this Brother DCP-120c color inkjet multifunction printer. It prints, scans and copies. Office Depot won’t miss my infrequent copy business, but I’m … Continue reading

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