Category Archives: technology

Eye of the Beholder

I’ve been using my Samsung Chromebook for around 6 months now, which has given me time do do several things. I’ve gotten to find my way around the “Chromniverse” and figure out how to do what I do; I’ve learned … Continue reading

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Chromebook Midterm: Incomplete

I can’t work like this, which is why I haven’t. Yes, I’ve been remiss in updating this blog for some time now, and for that I apologize. I have an excuse, though: I hate my computer!  Well, “hate” may be a … Continue reading

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New Kid in Town

On the way back home after a long weekend trip to a winter wonderland, we stopped and picked up the Samsung Chromebook that I finally purchased after my long and often tedious struggle with second-hand technology. I almost waited for Christmas to … Continue reading

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I Surrender…Sort Of…

I tried…Lord knows I tried. No one can say otherwise. I did not want to buy a new computer. I was perfectly happy with my second-hand, six-year-old MacBook, until its logic board bit the dust. Before that, I had been … Continue reading

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The Verdict Is In

I’m such a tease! My official excuse, and of course I have one, is that I would rather actually publish a series of short posts than not publish a nice, long one. That, and I have forgotten how to do … Continue reading

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Test Case, Part 2

We happened to have a spare tablet around the house, a Lenovo K1 left over from a hasty spring shopping trip. (Let us pause for a moment to reflect on a world where a low-income family can have a “spare” … Continue reading

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Test Case, Part 1

 After -what has it been now, two weeks? Close to three?- of trying to use a Lenovo K1 tablet like a laptop computer and a ten-year-old Dell Latitude laptop as a “desk” or home machine, I am both encouraged and … Continue reading

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