Category Archives: Computer Hardware

Mini Laptops and the Dell Inspiron Mini 9

Have you seen the cute little mini laptops yet? Weighing less than 3 pounds, they are great for travel. The battery lasts for a number of hours and you can surf the net or read your email without having to … Continue reading

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Acer Aspire Laptop

My daughter says I am a computer junkie. That may be, but this time it was for my grandaughter. She is in second year university and needs a good laptop. I saw a newspaper ad for the Acer Aspire One … Continue reading

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External Laptop Fan

Why would I need a fan for my laptop, you ask? Welcome to the rant of the day. I have a Toshiba laptop which I like very much. I like the 17 inch screen. I like the big hard drive … Continue reading

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Acer Computer Repair Update

After having no luck resolving my problem through emails to Acer, I phoned their customer support and was patiently dealt with by a young techie for a whole hour. He walked me through a number of possible fixes and finally … Continue reading

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Acer Frustration

I have a new Acer computer with Windows Vista. It took a while to get used to it but I’m doing okay now. The only problem is, I keep getting a message that there is no hard drive space left, … Continue reading

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Laser Printer Fumes

I have an older laser printer, but it still works well and lasts for a long time before I have to change the ink cartridge. It’s a Brother printer, in case you’re interested and even though it’s over five years … Continue reading

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Windows Vista On New Computer

I mentioned the other day that I finally broke down and bought a new desktop computer with a Windows Vista operating system. I have the basic version of Vista and a fair bit of memory on the computer, so I … Continue reading

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Missed My Last Chance For Windows XP

I finally broke down and bought a new desktop with Vista, thinking I was never going to find a new one with XP. Then, two days later, didn’t I get an email from Dell saying they were selling their computers … Continue reading

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External Hard Drive Case

As a lover of shiny, new gadgets, I now have an external hard drive. Not your everyday, takes-up-a-lot-of-room-on-the-desk hard drive either. Since I have this almost ancient desktop that I bought at a great price because mine was on it’s … Continue reading

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MP3 Speaker Bear

I have become the proud owner of a cute and cuddly, 9 inch tall, huggable speaker bear. He looks like your regular teddy, except that the soles of his feet are speakers. He has a connection wire on his back … Continue reading

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