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Splish, splash oops.

What do cats and computers have in common? Not their love of sitting on your keyboard at the most inopportune time. Or the strange low pitched rumbling sounds. It's not a commonality defined by love, its the opposite; cats and computers share a mutual hatred of water....

What are all those squiggles on my phone?

Phone symbols demystified Just a short blog for those who've only just ventured into the world of smart phones. You've had your trusty Nokia or Blackberry for years but it's soul has finally departed to the great technology void in the sky. Hopefully a kind lady or...

Deciphering a laptop advert

You've got some money or credit to buy a new laptop, you look online but can only understand about three words of what's written. And even putting those words together doesn't make that much sense. As an example here's some laptops as sold by Tesco (other shops are...

PC, Mac or Chromebook, time to decide

Man's best friend. Some dogs are trained to assist the blind or sniff out narcotics. Some can tell if you have skin cancer. We don't have one of those. We have an easily confused furry idiot with an insatiable appetite but we love her to bits. A few of weeks ago, our...

Gone but nearly not forgotten

"Wow someone's made a coaster that looks like the save icon", exclaimed my son staring quizzically at a floppy disk I had found. It made me realise that as I've grown up with technology, some of the now redundant items that were once essential have now become...

Pain management coping with Windows 10 updates

You're happily working away on your laptop or probably killing time on FaceBook when Windows suddenly pops up with an alert that tells you "Updates need to be installed". So you quickly close that message down and carry on watching cat videos. A couple of weeks go by...