Category: Technology

How to Utilize Google Contacts to Make Your Life Easier

Do you remember having to add your contacts into your phone every time you upgrade or get a new phone? Maybe you still do that. There’s no reason to ever have to do that again. Using Google Contacts, you can link your contacts to your Google Account, not your device. When you get a new …

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Do Your Own Fucking Research

Look. I get it. I’m a genius, and it’s easier to ask me than find out on your own. Here’s the thing. The reason people think I’m a genius is BECAUSE I find shit out on my own. I don’t know everything, but I know HOW TO FIND everything. Studies have shown lately, that our …

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Piracy

The legal question of my generation is piracy. Reproductive rights and gay rights are important, but piracy is the overall most important legal question. The funny thing is that piracy has existed since long before I was born. Even my parents copied shows from TV onto VHS. My friends copied tapes for each other. So …

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Intro to Computers: Linux

I’ve decided to take a break from my socio-political rants to talk about a lighter topic, computers. This will be a three part series talking about the top three Operating Systems: Windows, OSX, and Linux. Operating Systems (also called “OSes”), like cars, each have its own benefits and faults. Linux is usually stable. It is …

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Intro to Computers: OSX

I’ve decided to take a break from my socio-political rants to talk about a lighter topic, computers. This will be a three part series talking about the top three Operating Systems: Windows, OSX, and Linux. Cars have makes and models. The “make” is the manufacturer (like Ford or Honda) and the “model” is the version …

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Intro to Computers: Windows

I’ve decided to take a break from my socio-political rants to talk about a lighter topic, computers. This will be a three part series talking about the top three Operating Systems: Windows, OSX, and Linux. Cars have makes and models. The “make” is the manufacturer (like Ford or Honda) and the “model” is the version …

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Chris’ Guide to Super Fast Computers

I’m often asked for help making computers fast again. There are really two options here. Clean the computer or get better hardware. First, let’s start with software options. These are free options that only cost time. CCleaner CCleaner basically removes temporary and unused files. It also removes things like cookies. For most, the default settings …

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I REALLY Hate Dell

PC Problems

Here’s an update on my lovely duel with the fine people at Dell. I received¬† and email yesterday stating that the part was in and would be shipped to the address on file. Naturally, this was the old address, not the address I gave them a week ago. So I called to update the address. …

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I Hate Dell

These are some of the stupidest people on the planet. This is a log with a tech support agent. Obviously tier 1. Dell: “Thank you for contacting Dell Technical support. My name is **** and my rep ID number is ******. How may I help you today?” Chris Asbury: “Can you look up my repair …

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