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Entries Tagged as 'Computers'

Here’s what’s behind the server interruptions

January 12th, 2015 · 1 Comment

Well, there’s good news and bad news regarding the intermittent server problems that I’ve been experiencing on with this site and that may have been experienced by a few others. Now I think the problem has been identified. That’s part of the good news. The bad news is that “identified” does not mean “solved.” More […]

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Tags: Blogs · Computers

Please help troubleshoot a problem

December 27th, 2014 · 17 Comments

If you are a relatively regular visitor to this site, your feedback will help me troubleshoot an issue. Just a few questions. 1. Have you experienced any intermittent problems recently accessing this site? For example, nothing happens and the page never appears, or perhaps you get a “Server not responding” error message. 2. If you […]

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Tags: Blogs · Computers

Is it time to recommend Hawaiian Telcom for internet & entertainment services?

December 23rd, 2014 · 5 Comments

We were at a holiday party a couple of weeks ago and found ourselves talking to a owner of a small computer networking company. I took the opportunity to ask him the “Oceanic Time Warner or Hawaiian Telcom?” question. This is an issue that has come up here several times in the past couple of […]

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Tags: Business · Computers · Consumer issues

The auto-correct muse

December 2nd, 2014 · 8 Comments

We’ve all probably had those auto-correct moments, often not discovered until you’ve sent something embarrassing out for the world to read. A Facebook friend (the brother of a very good friend and former neighbor) had his own auto-correct moment, but turned it into one of the most hilarious short posts I’ve read in quite a […]

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Tags: Computers

Caution suggested when viewing video from local news

November 27th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Here’s something else to worry about–a friend reports that he picked up a a nasty bit of adware while watching a video from Hawaii News Now. “Be very careful watching video from local news,” he concluded. Here’s his email describing what happened. I just had my first miserable experience with Adware on my new MacBook […]

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Tags: Computers · Media