Hewlett Packard’s HP customer service doesn’t care about me

An update.  I’ve already replaced and upgraded my wife’s computer laptop memory.  As for the hard drive, my Monday night trivia teammate Jeremy has graciously offered to give me his 80 gig EIDE 2.5″ hard drive, as he has no use for it any more now that his electronics setup is SATA-based.  Thanks, J-Mac. But…

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Upgrading my wife’s laptop computer

So here’s the deal.  My wife Vicki has used an HP Pavilion laptop for the past six years.  The laptop has some issues with it, but she still uses it for everything from genealogy to photograph storage, and occasional netsurfing. The laptop was state-of-the-art in 2003, but now it’s a dinosaur. The hard drive is…

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The Tandy 102 – the original netbook

Ain’t it amazing – you can go to any computer store or cell phone provider and purchase a “netbook” – a tiny, utilitarian computer with flash memory and enough power to write a small novel or watch a YouTube clip. Your alternative was to bring a laptop. Now don’t get me wrong, I love my…

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