Category: Tech

Introducing Windows 11

I remember back when Windows 10 was initially released, Microsoft made the comment “Windows 10 will be the final version of Windows ever.” That’s quite a bold claim! After all, as someone who has been using Windows ever since the 3.1 days, I’ve seen many iterations of the OS. And, as a former Microsoft beta tester, I’ve even had my...

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My Tech Picks (Summer 2020)

Last summer saw a pretty radical change in the technology that I use in my day-to-day life. After years of being a strict Windows/Android user, I took the plunge and switched back to the Apple ecosystem. I traded in my Google Pixel for an iPhone and turned my trusty gaming PC into a dual-booting Hackintosh. The reason behind this was...

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My Tech Picks (Spring 2018)

Wow! It’s been a whole year since I did a Tech Picks post! As always, there’s been a few changes but a lot has also stayed the same. If you’re curious about the technology I use on a daily basis, here’s the breakdown: Computer Platform:  Windows PC – As expected, Windows is still my platform of choice. As much as I miss my...

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Project: PC Upgrade

WARNING: This post is going to be very nerdy and technical. The time has finally arrived… I am building a new PC. It’s been a year since I last made a “My Tech Picks” post. But if you follow them, you’ll know that my personal PC is getting a little long in the tooth. In fact, I built it back...

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Tech: My Tech Picks (Spring 2017)

I last posted a “tech picks” update back in the fall. So, I figure that it’s about time to refresh my hardware and technology picks for those who read the site and are curious about such things. – Since the fall, a lot has changed, but a lot has also stayed the same. Here’s where I’m at these days: Computer...

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Tech: My Tech Picks (Late 2016)

It’s been close to a year since my  original “Tech Picks” post in January. And a lot has changed for me when it comes to technology use. So, if you’re curious to see where I stand now on various ecosystems and my personal preferences on technology, this might interest you. Computer Platform:  Windows PC – As expected from a PC...

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Tech: My Tech Picks (Early 2016)

Since my recent posts about tech and operating systems, I thought it might be fun to elaborate on my personal tech choices. So, for those who might be curious, as of January 2016, this is what I use: Computer Platform:  Windows PC – Even though I have nothing but great things to say about Apple hardware. I find their prices...

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Going All In: My experiences with the Microsoft/Apple Ecosystems (Part 3)

After a few weeks of considering my options, I decided that switching back to a windows PC would be the best bet for me. The same power at more than half the cost was simply too tempting. So I sold my iMac and built a new PC from the ground up. For the time, my new PC was quite the...

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Going All In: My experiences with the Microsoft/Apple Ecosystems (Part 2)

My decision to jump from PC to Mac, wasn’t made on a whim. I had been growing increasingly frustrated with Microsoft’s apparent lack of vision. None of what they were doing was making any sense to me. Let me be clear, I am more than a PC user. I’m a licensed technician. I can design and build a personal computer from scratch. While...

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Going All In: My experiences with the Microsoft/Apple Ecosystems (Part 1)

This is a post I’ve wanted to write for a long time, but I was never quite able to figure out how to dive in the to the topic. So, I finally just decided to write it and put it out there, for what it’s worth. I know this blog focuses largely on gaming, but geek-culture as a whole has...

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