Category Archives: Beyond Basics

A deeper dive into technology and computing.

More Cores is the Key to Multitasking

Multi-core processing is one of those terms that geeks love to use when they tell people about their computers because having multiple cores means wonderful things. Let’s start on what… Read more »

Why Does Microsoft Keep Changing Stuff?

  If you know me—at all—you know that I use a lot of different forms of technology, from different providers. This gives me the foundation to be able to tell… Read more »

What is “Piracy” with Regard to Technology–and why should you care?

This is a subject that is difficult to get information on that isn’t heavily biased in one direction or the other. I’m going to do my best to present baseline… Read more »

This Thing Called the World Wide Web

I remember when there was no World Wide Web, when the Internet was not called the Internet. For today’s emerging generation of computer users, however, computer use IS the Internet… Read more »