Category: Hardware

  • Dear Santa

    Dear Santa

    This article was originally published in the Winter 2019 edition of the Badger Farm & Oliver’s Battery Community News. Here I have added much more information than I had space for in the original. ​When Santa receives letters like this, I do hope he has a techie-elf in his workshops to help him find a good…

  • The Cloud

    The Cloud

    I’ve rebranded my column from Computer Corner to Tech Talk. Why? To reflect how computers have evolved from “the PC sitting on your desk” to “the tech you carry around all day”. Think back to the days when the family would crowd round (or fight over) the only computer in the house. When you used…

  • Spring-cleaning your computer

    Spring-cleaning your computer

    This is an updated version of an article I wrote a couple of years ago. ​I wouldn’t advocate, as some suggest, taking the side off your desktop computer to give it a thorough clean unless you’re confident you know what you’re doing. But there’s no harm in running over the outer casing with the soft-brush…