Tech – for Everyone

Tech Tips and Tricks & Advice – written in plain English.

Wednesday Grab Bag

A few items for you today..

* The first 10 things you should do to a new Windows 8 desktop installation

There are at least ten specific things every user should do to a newly installed Windows 8 operating system.Read more..

* 7 Tips for Using System Information

System Information provides a centralized location to get all kinds of details about your computer’s hardware configuration, computer components, and software, including drivers. As such, System Information can come in extremely handy as a starting point for troubleshooting problems related to your system configuration.” View on site

* Scouting where the tech jobs will grow next

Toni Bowers cites five states where the potential of landing a technology job is growing, according to technology and engineering career website Dice. They are Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Oregon and Utah.Read more..

* Blizzard Confirms Passwords Stolen in Data Breach

Diablo 3, Starcraft II, and World of Warcraft players: Changed your password lately?Read more..

And how about some music?  Here’s a song I just heard for the first time. Kinda liked it… (even though it isn’t AC/DC..)

Well, that will keep you out of trouble for a minute or two.

Today’s quote:We are the hero of our own story.” ~ Mary McCarthy

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August 15, 2012 - Posted by | computers, Internet, News, security, tech


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    We’re NASA and We Know It… | Sci-Fi


    Comment by delenn13 | August 17, 2012 | Reply

    • delenn13,
      Yes.. there’s a bit of that going around. As for that music video (satire).. um.. well.. uh. I guess it doesn’t quite gibe with my understanding of what rocket scientists are like.


      Comment by techpaul | August 17, 2012 | Reply

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