Tag Archives: Tech Stuff

Who would DO such a thing?!

The crime: The culprit: Sigh. Luckily, I have a surplus of USB-C cords for just such an occasion. (Not that anyone asked, but my favorite brand for such items is Anker. I have several of their bluetooth speakers, their bluetooth … Continue reading

Posted in On Tech, Photographic Documentation | Tagged , | Comments Off on Who would DO such a thing?!

Louis C.K. is full of crap.

You know how Germans always have the best words? The nice long words that they seem to make up on the spot, words specifically tailored to capture a hyper-specific feeling? I wonder if they have one yet for “That feeling … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | 5 Comments

Technology marches on

Roger wrote a post the other day about technology stuff, in which he name-checked me: I don’t know what kind of typist Jaquandor is, but I’m sure that he is appreciating editing the text of his book or two, including … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | 3 Comments

The New Hoodickey

I’ve been resisting the whole e-reader thing for quite some time, but I have now weakened. My resistance started faltering last summer when The Daughter used some collected birthday money to buy her very own Nook, which she loves. I … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | 4 Comments

FIRST!!!

A business meeting if run by Internet commenters. (LOTS of coarse language here, folks.) Share This Post

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | 1 Comment

A good idea is just a bad idea that’s been waiting a while.

I’ve been a subscriber to WIRED for years — I know I started in the late 90s, at least. I’ve always been a big fan of the magazine. As a subscriber back in 1999 or thereabouts, I got a little … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | 1 Comment

A Query for Macintosh Users

My mother just stopped by with her Mac laptop to ask my help with something, and after an hour or so of futzing around and Googling, I couldn’t figure out the solution. Maybe one of you can offer some guidance! … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Comments Off on A Query for Macintosh Users

More tools for the job

On the way home from work today I was listening to the local Sports Talk radio station, and they were doing a brief bit with former Buffalo Sabre Rob Ray, who talks on the station on days when the Buffalo … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Comments Off on More tools for the job

Computer woes, oh noes!!!

Well, the Tech Gods decided to suck up as much of my time as they could muster this weekend. Damn you, Tech Gods! It began with the arrival of a trojan on the Main Computer here at Casa Jaquandor. (If … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | 3 Comments

Cool!

I’ve just discovered a cool feature in Chrome: if you do a “Find Text” search on a web page (using Ctrl-F), as you type the search text into the box, Chrome puts little markers in the scroll bar to indicate … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Comments Off on Cool!