Category: Computer

  • Using Chrome OS Flex to Turn an Old Windows Computer into a Chromebook

    Using Chrome OS Flex to Turn an Old Windows Computer into a Chromebook

    Lets see if this works! Lori’s old Toshiba laptop was the greatest thing since the invention of the integrated circuit at the time we purchased it. Now it is a POS. Well, the hardware rocks, but, the Windows software sucks, and the computer is virtually useless in it’s current state. In fact, it has been […]

  • Almost Everything You Wanted to Know About Quantum Computing in One Short Video

    Almost Everything You Wanted to Know About Quantum Computing in One Short Video

    Quantum Physics is super easy….not! Check out this very interesting TED Talk video where Dr. Shohini Ghose, Professor of Astrophysics at Wilfrid Laurier University, makes quantum physics and quantum computing interesting and fun. STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) students can study Quantum Physics then design and implement a quantum computer…..and change the world! Geek […]

  • Archaeological Dig in the Garage Unearths Ancient Apple MacIntosh Computers

    Archaeological Dig in the Garage Unearths Ancient Apple MacIntosh Computers

    OK, I save almost everything techy: Computers, printers, electronic test equipment (stay tuned for an upcoming “Archaeological Dig”), Videoconferencing stuff, CD’s, telephones, well……the list goes on and on and on and on……I got a lot of stuff in that garage. The problem is, I pack the stuff away very nicely, and after 20 years or […]

  • Using the WordPress Gutenberg Editor

    Using the WordPress Gutenberg Editor

    Gutenberg is the latest blog editor from WordPress. I have been using WordPress since Matt was probably the only employee, and I have stubbornly held onto the past by using the original, old familiar, editor until about 2 months ago. Focusing on TechyMike.com again (hey, once a geek always a geek) I decided to take […]