A Shining Moment for Tech

Do you remember where you were when Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled the very first iPhone?

OK, for most people, it’s not a moment like the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, the moon landing or the fall of the Berlin Wall. I remember it because I was doing the same thing I usually am when companies announce interesting things – watching the market. And the market really liked this announcement.

But I remember Apple and its iPhone because I sat back and thought: “Jobs has got something great there.”

This smartphone was going to be everything we needed. Read More

New or Used Computers?

New or Used Computers?

When it is time for a new computer do you go with a used model or a brand new one? The experts will tell you that first you should know what you will do with the computer. Are you using it for work? For high end gaming? For checking social media accounts and emailing? Because computers get more and more powerful all the time something that is a few years old just won’t be able to compete with something brand new unless you don’t need or anticipate needing it for anything full on fancy.

Old computers are behind in a lot of things, the operating system is a big one. Read More