You know the drill by now. You log in to Facebook and there it is: a Friend request from your good mate, Fred Nurk, who you’ve known for years. Ordinarily, you’d click Confirm without a moment’s hesitation, except… you could have sworn Fred was already your Facebook Friend. What’s going on? Has he been hacked? […]
Christmas has been and gone, and most of us are now in possession of a fridge full of leftovers and perhaps a spare room full of interstate relatives. If you’re one of the lucky ones who also gained a new computer this season, you might be wondering what you can do about the old computer […]
‘Tis the season to have problems with Facebook, it seems. A couple of days ago, a friend ran into trouble because she’d lost admin access to her business’s FB page. She was selling the business, including the page, but the new owners never received their login emails, and she had no way to get back […]
Nobody likes cheques, right? Irritating to write out, dreadful to deal with, and there’s got to be a better way. But credit card facilities are expensive, and nowadays nobody carries cash for fear it will be covered in evil germs. So what to do? How do you send and receive money without the delays of […]
Apparently, The Cloud is all the rage now, and everybody is talking about it. So what is it, and how is it somehow the most brilliant AND the most evil thing in the history of history itself?
There’s an old rule called Betteridge’s Law of Headlines. It says “Any headline that ends in a question mark can be answered by the word no.” So, for example, if the headline is “Can chocolate cure cancer?” you can save the trouble of reading the article. So if you want to save yourself time right […]
I’m going to start this blog with the really big questions. What is the meaning of life? Why is there evil in the world? Why is my computer crawling like a slug in a concrete cowboy hat? You know, the real puzzlers.