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Replacing an Apple Mac Mini Intel Core i7 with an M1 Model

Summary In 2019, I purchased an Apple Mac Mini with an Intel Core i7 processor. After about six months of use, the computer started having reliability issues. Despite replacing the main logic board and memory, the problems have surfaced again. A few days ago, the system would freeze during startup. I finally got it working… Continue reading Replacing an Apple Mac Mini Intel Core i7 with an M1 Model

Brother MFC‑L2750DW Resources

The Brother MFC‑L2750DW is a printer, copier, scanner, and fax system that offers fast and economical non-color laser printer output. This page offers links to useful resources for those who have this device. Documentation – Main Web Page [View] User Guide – Online Web Version [View] User Guide – PDF Version, 653 Pages [Download/View] NOTE:… Continue reading Brother MFC‑L2750DW Resources

Google Chrome — Printing All Content and Missing Background Images for Emails and Web Pages

Problem Summary Sometimes when you attempt to print an email or web page, not all of the content will show in your printout. This is because some images may be considered background images. Usually a background image doesn’t contain important or essential information, but sometimes the background image is important. This document offers a step-by-step… Continue reading Google Chrome — Printing All Content and Missing Background Images for Emails and Web Pages

This Simple Mail Setting on Your Apple iPhone and Mac Computer Can Help Reduce SPAM

Summary Email tracking is a helpful tool used for legitimate reasons by non-profit groups, businesses, and others sending out newsletters. It helps senders know that recipients have received an email. When you open an email, the sender can be notified based on unique images in the email traceable to you personally. However, email tracking is… Continue reading This Simple Mail Setting on Your Apple iPhone and Mac Computer Can Help Reduce SPAM

Global Computer Shortage – Staples Laptop Buying Guide

This document provides some suggestions for buying a laptop computer from Staples at a time when there is a limited global supply of computers stemming from a shortage in chips and also the increased demand due to the continued work-from-home conditions. Why Staples? Purchasing from smaller local retailers like Staples can be more convenient and… Continue reading Global Computer Shortage – Staples Laptop Buying Guide

Global Printer Shortage – Buying Guide

Introduction There is a global printer shortage being driven by a perfect storm of consumer demand. The following factors are driving the shortage: Chip Shortage. A global chip shortage is resulting in product shortages of printers and other consumer electronics. [Learn More] Pandemic. The global pandemic has created a demand for printers to be used… Continue reading Global Printer Shortage – Buying Guide

Be careful when moving or copying email with Apple Mail, Outlook, Thunderbird or Other Software

There are times when you will want to move or copy email messages from an email account to another email account or to local folders on your computer. To do this, you will want to use an email client such as Apple Mail, Outlook, or Thunderbird. While the process usually works, there are some situations… Continue reading Be careful when moving or copying email with Apple Mail, Outlook, Thunderbird or Other Software

Brother MFC-J497DW InkJet Printer

If you are looking for a low-cost inkjet printer, you may want to consider the Brother MFC-J497DW InkJet Printer. It is available for about $80 to $150 online. [ Amazon, Best Buy, Staples ] Availability may be limited as explained below. You may see different suggested bundles for this printer that include ink cartridges of… Continue reading Brother MFC-J497DW InkJet Printer

Here’s why I no longer recommend HP printers

UPDATE: This article was posted on 24 Feb 2021. Since that time, HP has evolved their line of ink tank printers. These will address the concerns presented in the original post regarding waste of consumables and a the costly and complicated automatic ink fulfillment program. The original article is below. (20 May 2022) I had… Continue reading Here’s why I no longer recommend HP printers

CloudFlare Error 522 Connection Timed Out

If you’re using CloudFlare, you may find that it initially works fine and significantly speeds up your website page load times. Then, after a period of weeks or months, you may start to notice a lot of Error 522 errors stating that the connection timed out — similar to the message displayed below. The image… Continue reading CloudFlare Error 522 Connection Timed Out

Google Chrome: Preemptive and Proactive Browser Security with Enhanced Protection

Summary If you are a regular Google Chrome user you may be interested in the enhanced protection feature that can be enabled in Settings under Security. To learn more, from within Chrome you can go to this link chrome://settings/security Chrome Enhanced Protection When you go to the Security options in Chrome, under Enhanced protection you… Continue reading Google Chrome: Preemptive and Proactive Browser Security with Enhanced Protection

ChiroTouch Version 7.2.9 Resolves Adobe Flash Issue

Problem Description in Brief ChiroTouch software is used by advanced healthcare practitioners for office management and patient care. Some of the software modules or features rely on Adobe Flash which is no longer available. Software updates are required for all features of ChiroTouch to keep working. This is explained in more details below. Those wanting… Continue reading ChiroTouch Version 7.2.9 Resolves Adobe Flash Issue