This week’s email newsletter articles are:
- The Passing of a Tech Giant
You’ve undoubtedly already heard the big news of the week — the world has lost Steve Jobs, the computer visionary who drove, directly and indirectly, much of existance and progress of the personal computer industry. Steve Jobs died at the age of 59, after suffering from pancreatic cancer.
For most of the history of Apple, Inc., formerly Apple Computer, Inc. and founded by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, Steve Jobs led the company through its development and introduction of the popularization of technology is many forms — Apple 2 computers, Mac’s, iPods, iPhones, iPads, and more.
In the Apple world, you could just mention the name Steve, and everyone knows who you meant.[…]
- Problems Deleting a Corrupted File
Long-time subscriber Lanny Totman wrote to ask for help with a hard drive problem he was having:
Hi. I have a corrupt file on my system and I cannot get rid of it.
I tired to delete it, ran chkdsk, tried unlocker and nothing works. Any idea on how to remove it?
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This Week Online — Blast From The Past
Articles Newly Posted Online
The following are new articles this week on my Terry’s Computer Tip web site were originally posted in my email newsletter.
As above, these are direct links to the individual articles.
- Windows 8 and Secure Boot versus User Choice
Now that some of the information about Windows 8 is coming to light, there are some very disturbing bits being picked up and extrapolated from the announcements and information released. First, in order to be Windows 8 Certified, new PC’s are going to have to use the new UEFI replacement for the BIOS (Basic Input […]
- I’m Even Happier With Thunderbird
With another week of Thunderbird as my email program of choice, not only am I still happy, I’m happier. One of the things I forgot to mention last week is that Thunderbird is a lot faster than Eudora OSE is/was. Of course, that came in part because Thunderbird continues to get development, bug fixes and […]
I love the redesign of my Terry’s Computer Tips web site — it makes article posting and maintenance much easier than before. I’m glad I switched to WordPress and the Genesis Theme Framework.