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The author in the south of France, reading his e-mail wirelessly (2006).
The author's laptop (and his reflection), Venutra, CA (2014).
- CIA Laptop Bag
- In the 5th Edition of the book (in Chapter 20), I mention something called the CIA Bag. It's not really a CIA bag, but really a GSA locking bag. You can purchase the bags at this web site.
- Absolute Software's LoJack for Laptops
- I figured I'd miss the only laptop theft-prevention system that's embedded in the BIOS of my own laptop! LoJack for Laptops is yet another fancy way to help locate a lifted laptop. http://www.lojackforlaptops.com/
- Whither Lurks that Free Wireless Hotspot
- Visit http://www.wififreespot.com/ for a list of free places you can hook into using your laptop's wireless network adapter. The list includes Internet cafe's, airports, and other places where Internet access is essentially free. Free! FREE!
- Great Laptop Web Page
- If you haven't yet been there, the Laptopical.com web site is a great place for information, tips, and stuff about laptops. Highly recommended:
Laptop Blog Posts
Here are some posts taken from my Wambooli Blog which relate to using laptop computers:
- Windows 10.1 Finally Shows Up
- Apr 17, 2017 Dubbed the "Creator's Edition," Windows 10.1 offers new features, though good luck finding them. Link
- A Relic I Cannot Get to Work
- Mar 2, 2017 My old Osborne computer won't start. Link
- Metered Connections
- Jun 27, 2016 When to use one and when not to use one. Link
- When it's Safe to Send
- Mar 30, 2016 The Wi-Fi you're using is public, so is it safe to do your online banking? Link
- Yet Another 2016 Prediction
- Jan 11, 2016 This one is too late to count in my official predictions, but something that I'd like to see happen. Link
- New Year PC Chores
- Jan 4, 2016 Start the year afresh by cleaning up some PC junk. Link
- My Bluetooth Headset
- Dec 23, 2015 I'm not sure if what I found is the one, but it's good. Link
- My New, Teensy Laptop
- Nov 30, 2015 I call him "Frodo." Link
- Air Power
- Nov 18, 2015 Now showing at an airplane seat near you. Link
- My Dead Laptop Update
- Oct 26, 2015 The saga continues, but with a happy ending. Link
For all blog posts related to the topic of laptops, click here.