Entries by Dick

The first thing you should do when buying a new PC

One of the reasons PCs can be bought for very little money, is bloatware. Bloatware is pre-installed software you didn’t ask for. PC manufacturers get money from companies by putting trial versions of their software on new PCs, in the hope that you’ll turn into a paying customer when the trial expires.

Why you should use cloud backup

The Cloud is something we’ve been hearing about for quite some time now. With internet speeds increasing and consumer offerings maturing, there’s no reason not to utilize its power and features anymore at this point. Prices have been dropping dramatically over the last couple of years, and user-friendliness and security is better than ever. This […]

Eye-laser surgery diary (Trans-PRK method)

I finally decided to go through with eye-laser surgery. Since I still hate to wear glasses and contacts after more than twenty years of doing it, I figured I’ll probably never get used to it. Time to get rid of this annoyance. I will keep this post updated with my personal experiences, as it may […]

F.lux: the favorite application on my PC

Update: If you have Windows 10, this feature is built in, it’s called Night Light. If you open settings and search for it, you will find it. MacOS has this feature built-in, as well. On there, it’s called Night Shift. F.lux is great. It is the first piece of software I put on my machine after a clean OS […]