PC

Trench Tales: Wrangling too many breeds of computers

Are all the computers you administer the same size, same make, same model? Of course not. Welcome to the real…

3 months ago

It’s nothing personal: The decline and fall of the PC empire

The Romans had a good run: Their empire lasted 500 years. But with PC sales down, Microsoft’s domination of the…

2 years ago

Laptop and PC failure rates: Why are they so high?

Your laptop is only 18 months old when suddenly it dies. Why does this sort of thing seem to be…

2 years ago

Keep your computer healthy: 9 tips on the care and grooming of your PC

Helpdesk and support technicians often have the unenviable job of repairing PCs that have been abused. Here's how to keep…

3 years ago

No butts about it: Is a sit-stand desk the answer for daylong computing?

Ever since I made the switch to full-time IT a couple of decades ago, I’ve found myself sitting in front…

3 years ago

Update your BIOS! Or not

As an IT pro, you know the importance of keeping your software and hardware up to date. But what about…

4 years ago