Category Archives: Computers

Update on Ballad of Best Buy Bonnie

(Refer to previous post regarding a refund problem Best Buy’s Geek Squad) And so the saga comes to a conclusion, a full six weeks after it began. It turns out I was right to an extent. The alleged refund was never … Continue reading

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Best Buy Bonnie – Or The Ballad of Wrong

I’ve learned a few things over the years. As a retail manager I began to understand that the customer is not always right but that doesn’t matter anyway because the customer believe he or she is always right. In the balance, … Continue reading

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How Dying Changed My Life

On May 4, 1995 I died seven times. That’s what the surgical notes revealed. I might not know any of that except my health insurance required that I obtain the full transcript and forward it to them – so that they … Continue reading

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Windows 10 – To Update or Not to Update

As the 29 July 2015 release date for Windows 10 approaches Microsoft has been releasing security updates in fairly rapid succession. These appear to be bug fixes as well as patches for security issues. Think of it as a kind … Continue reading

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Windows 10: Rethinking The Operating System

Windows 10 is about a week away from being available to the world. In truth it has been available to everyone for a very long time, just they needed to sign off on having a potentially buggy beta version of … Continue reading

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Windows 10 Is Here – Almost

The final release date for Windows 10 is July 29, 2015. On or around that day everyone who has signed up to receive the upgrade automatically to their Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 PCs will find a download ready for … Continue reading

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