No one knows how to promote an upcoming event like Apple and as we get closer to September 9th all the hype seems to be surrounding the Apple TV. What was once Apple’s “hobby” may soon become their latest big innovation.
I’m pretty late to the game with this and although I’ve sort of tried it before this past week I dove headfirst into Twitch broadcasting. Twitch is fun especially for those of us who like to watch, either from the fact that we can’t really play anymore or it brings back memories of watching our friends play as we all took turns playing a NES on that old tube TV. On Twitch at this point though I’m a small fish in a very big pond with some very popular broadcasters but I’m mainly doing this for fun, less profit. It’s all about having fun though and it’s also got me playing games a little more, which is something I’ve always enjoyed but recently haven’t had as much time. Plus how many Dad’s can be broadcasting on Twtich!
I love fixing people’s computer problems. The joy that I get when I’m able to solve someone’s technology issue is fantastic and it feels good to get people back on their way. However the one thing that I can’t help people with is lost data that they didn’t backup.
In some instances I can gain access to a drive that won’t boot or an OS install gone bad, if the data is still on the drive there is hope. The problem is when that data is gone, when the drive is toast (or water logged) or “gasp” lost it’s something that I can’t help with. While their are services out there that can retrieve lost data off a bad drive for most people once they hear about the cost they figure they still have those vacation memories in their head who really needs them on the computer.
Backing up your data used to be a tedious annoying process that even people that did do it often didn’t do it enough. These day’s however data backup is so easy and useful that there is no excuse to not have that data backed up, reliably, all the time.
It’s finally here, Windows 10 and it’s on my tablet!
I don’t recall there ever being a time when an operating system was launched that both the media and consumers were this excited (and generally positive) about something that Microsoft was launching. It’s not that much of a surprise however to those of us who have been using Windows 10 preview for the past few months. Windows 10 is here and it’s time to upgrade.