Got An Old Laptop? Turn it into a Chromebook for FREE!!

Think about this for a second: it’s entirely possible that your five-to-ten year old laptop (you know, the one that’s currently gathering dust in your desk drawer) has more horsepower than a Chromebook with the highest-of specs the market RIGHT NOW! This is good news, as this means that you can take that old laptop out of retirement and make it run a lightweight operating system like Chrome fairly quickly and efficiently. Continue reading “Got An Old Laptop? Turn it into a Chromebook for FREE!!”

The Fine Bros.’ “Kids React” on Old Computers Makes Me Laugh & Cry

Oh children. Nowadays you can’t go anywhere without seeing at least 10 kids playing with a touch-screen tablet and/or smartphone, and the computers that they get to grow up with have fancy and beautiful HD graphical user interfaces and high DPI computer mice. It’s interesting that more children are now becoming pretty tech savvy almost out of the womb.  Wow, ’cause when I was their age I playing and learning on either a black-and-orange monochrome Brother word processor computer (with typewriter) and the Apple II at school with the ‘actually floppy’ floppy disks (but seriously, “Number Munchers” and “The Oregon Trail” were my JAM!). Continue reading “The Fine Bros.’ “Kids React” on Old Computers Makes Me Laugh & Cry”

Can You Name All These Operating Systems?

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