Tag: 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Using Google’s Titan Security Key

    Using Google’s Titan Security Key

    I wanted to see how Google’s ($50) Titan Security Key could work to secure my online accounts. Based upon my past experiences at Lawrence Livermore National Lab, where we tested a separate physical key, I understand how well the security offered by an external physical device can work.