Computers are better and cheaper than ever. You may not believe me, especially if you are in the middle of a technology induced crisis, but it is true. Laptops have an average life of 2 to 3 years and desktops 4 to 5 years. All-in-one computers are somewhere in-between. The more your computer has moved the more likely it is to fail. Whether laptop or desktop, the more shifting and traveling it has done the more likely it is to die earlier than expected. NOTE 1: These aren't m
Every now and then someone suggests that the fix-all for computer problems is "get a mac".
This response annoys me greatly. Not because I am a member of a different tribe (or cult if you ask some), but because it is a marketing and culture driven response that comes without any facts.
I've been in computing for over 35 years. My second computer was an Apple II Euro+. My latest computer is an iMac and of course I have owned many, many other computers of varying types in be