Category Archives: Computing

Hardware issue

The [ENTER] button on my iMac wireless’ keyboard no longer works. I have another wireless keyboard but as opposed to the QWERTY I need, it is a QWERTZ set up which makes entering my password impossible. And for some inexplicable … Continue reading

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Web space

I have only just realised that included in my telephone and internet contract I have 6 Go available for a web page. This is coming very handy and this is where I shall report my forthcoming 2023 trip to Polynesia. … Continue reading

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SPAM

For the past few days I have been plagued by spam emails. Most of them originate from Germanyand most of them are about Bitcoin and such digital currencies. Obviously my email provider, in Germany, has been hacked at some point. … Continue reading

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Data network

As part of my Digital Footprint clean up, I have now set up my new cloud based data network. Each of my computer, laptop, tablet, phone saves specific data in three separate clouds and each device can access each clouds … Continue reading

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Little wheels turning (in my head)

Wondering what to do regarding my non-responding computer. Most annoying I am convinced it is actually turned on and watching ME through the dark screen pretending to be asleep.

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Mouse and Tablet

I actually never thought about it before but this afternoon I successfully paired / connected a mouse with my tablet. It works perfectly and is an excellent alternative to a laptop. Why did I not think about it before?

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Cocorico

I have tried most if not all music streaming applications over the years: Spotify, Apple Music, YouTube Music, Tidal, Amazon Music, Qobuz, Napster and Deezer. In the end I found that Deezer suited me best and in the end I … Continue reading

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ZOOM

I have just cancelled my Zoom subscription which was going to renew automatically on May8th. The features available with the prescription are very good but no longer necessary now that the hard confinement periods appear to be over. Not worth … Continue reading

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Pi 3B

I am all set, my Raspberry PI 3 Model B (retailing at €38,50) is all set up. I even have installed the necessary software (email client, browser) to use it as a desktop if needed. What remains to be done … Continue reading

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Bye Instagram

This is it, decision taken. I now need to find out how to cancel and delete my account. It was almost impossible to do with the parent company (FB) itself. I am in fact told there are still “traces” on … Continue reading

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