Huh. I think I may have identified the problem(s) with my Mom and Dad’s laptops with this chart:
Boot Failure Troubleshooting Flowchart (excerpted from Computer Repair with Diagnostic Flowcharts, by Rosenthal, Morris, 2003, Foner Books – flowchart published by publisher)
I’ve decided to move on to the turbulent world of games. They’re turbulent because tastes change quickly (even just in my individual gaming life) and because games are cheap, move fast, get released often and sometimes last only a short while (with low replayability). But I also feel like I’ve had enough experience with iOS [...]
One of the problems that you inherit from running your own blog instead of paying someone else to maintain a blogging platform is that you occasionally come under attack from a hacker. There’s no telling whether this will be successful for them or not until it happens. The overall question is one of time, resources, [...]
I primarily take notes for business meetings. In some contexts I want audio recordings. I’m not so concerned with automatically generated transcripts or with in-app folder-style or item-style security but will let you know what I’ve discovered. I am interested in ways to share generated notes with both colleagues and with my other computing devices.
A while ago I went shopping for an iPad 2 compatible accessory that was a charging dock, speakers and maybe an alarm clock/radio. I found a couple of possibilities. One was the iHome iA100, but it was freakin’ expensive! Also, asking around I heard from at least one former owner who said the speakers on [...]
More on my favorite iOS apps. Another post about meta-apps (apps that assist you in finding more apps).
I’m going to try to do a couple of reviews a week – mainly about iOS apps on my iPad 2 that I particularly like, probably also about accessories that are particularly important to me.
I am experimenting with Markdown, which is the standardized syntax of writing plain-text markup that is very similar to how the MediaWiki built-in editors work.
Syntax is available here
I am using a WordPress plug-in called Markdown on Save.
There are also a couple of iOS apps that use Markdown that I’m working with:
The keyboard (Zagg/Logitech) showed up. It’s quite nice. Other random things follow.