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Entries Tagged as 'Computers'

Computer issues may delay posts for a few days

August 31st, 2015 · 7 Comments

I didn’t need to have a glitch with my main computer while much of our collective lives are still in boxes in the garage, including much of my troubleshooting software, backup drives, etc. So resolving those issues will take a little longer than normal. Luckily, I’ve got a backup computer mainly used when traveling, so […]

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Tags: Blogs · Computers · General

The Star-Advertiser facing continued printing woes

August 25th, 2015 · 27 Comments

The Star-Advertiser’s woes with its expensive, high-tech printing plant just seem to be going on and on. This must be a huge blow. The computerized printing operation was built by Gannett for more than $75 million, and was a prize part of the buyout and merger with the old Star-Bulletin. But, it turns out, there […]

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Tags: Business · Computers · Media

Costco photo site among those taken offline due to apparent security breach

July 26th, 2015 · 2 Comments

Have you noticed that Costco’s Photo Center has been taken offline? A statement on the site says the takedown is the result of an apparent security breach at the third-party vendor that hosts the site. This situation is affecting multiple online photo sites. We are diligently working to determine when we can re-enable the site, […]

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Tags: Business · Computers · Consumer issues

Throwback Thursday: At home with our Apple IIe

May 7th, 2015 · 4 Comments

Actually, it was just one of our several Apple IIe computers. This model as released in 1983, so I’m guessing this photo dates to somewhere around 1984-85. The Aloha Aina poster on the wall, with images from Kahoolawe protests, dates from 1976 or 1977, and was already looking old, the tape on the reverse side […]

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Tags: Computers · History · Photographs · Politics

Apple devices not welcome at ethics website

May 7th, 2015 · 1 Comment

The State Ethics Commission has fallen victim to budget constraints and technological change. They’ve cobbled together a web-based system that state employees can use to file annual financial disclosure statements required by state law. But not if they’re using a Mac or an iPad. And Internet Explorer is the recommended browser (remember it?). Here are […]

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Tags: Computers · Ethics