Monthly archive for April 2019

April 30, 2019

How to Handle Data When Recycling Electronics

Throughout service, electronics acquire quite a bit of data about their owners. They have passwords, photos, search histories, and more stored in their memories. Unfortunately, unsavory people would use all this data once the device leaves its owner for a recycling operation or landfill. Recycling e

April 16, 2019

Pivotal Moments in Computing History

There are probably many articles showing how the modern computer came to be but I thought it would be nice to look at some of its pivotal, but not necessarily known, moments. Without these, this article may well have been written on paper. So, the one I chose to start with is…  

April 11, 2019

Retrotech Laptops

The 1980s was when computing really took off. Sure, ‘mobile’ phones were the size of house bricks and ‘laptops’ were better placed on a table than your lap, but computing and technology were at least attempting to go mobile. Faxes were the way to go, although by the end of the 80s, what became the i