An Argument for Status Quo
By: George B Mathison III, President
Dothan Computer & Technology Users Group
In this day of numerous technologies, software updates, upgrades, and the now present Windows 10 platform I began to think of all the things that will need to be done in order to maintain the overall efficiency of my current computer. Continue reading
Allow me to walk you down the garden path to the briar patch called Freeware; a segment of the software industry that just needs to go away. Now I am not referring to such organizations like Open Source Foundation, Open Office, Open Libre, The Apache Foundation, or the authors of Squirrel, Firefox, MySQL, Notepad++, Filezilla and many others. Continue reading
I am always on the lookout for new tech items with low user ratings. No doubt- the device is quickly discounted to get it out of the retail stream while the manufacturer corrects the issue. These devices will also show up in the re-manufactured market at a significant discount owing to the many user returns. Often, the bad reviews have nothing to do with quality, capability, fit or finish. Continue reading
From the inception of the personal computer revolution, there has been game changer applications that spurred the growth of the PC industry; Electric Pencil, Visicalc, Lotus 123, Peachtree Accounting, and dBaseII – the CP/M program from Ashton Tate not the mainframe program from IBM. Though Microsoft’s OneNote cannot possibly stand with these legends, it does fill a need missing with available personal productivity software: a simple way to organize documents and files in one place.