FOLLOWUP

Gadgets and services are flooding onto the market so quickly! It’s easy to find a “review” of a new product that recites its features from a press release. It’s much harder to get feedback from people who have actually used something and learned what works and what...

COMCAST POSTSCRIPT

Ace consultant Brian Dent of CompuDent Systems points out an interesting corollary to the speed increases from Comcast: Just one caveat I’ve run into.  A lot of the existing routers can’t handle a 50Mbps incoming signal.  I have a 50Mbps account with a...

INSTALLING USB DEVICES

Microsoft has accumulated a remarkable library of drivers for all the hardware devices and gadgets and gizmos that we hook up to computers with USB cables. The drivers that are built into Vista/Windows 7 and the drivers available online are so complete now that I’ve...

TIPPING POINT TO 64 BIT

We’ve reached the tipping point. Many of you will buy 64-bit versions of Vista on your new computers from now on, and almost all of you will buy a 64-bit version of Windows 7. Here’s Microsoft’s description of what that means, and here’s an article boosting the 64-bit...