Category Archives: Computers and Internet

A Very Disappointing Outcome

Well, after ten weeks of hassles and frustrations, I have NO web site of any sort. None.  It’s all gone away. I will be getting my money back, but due to all of my attention and funds going into the … Continue reading

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Another free download coming and a short intro to “Branding”…

Another Free Download My third novel, “Twisted Key” (4 1/2 stars), will be available for free download to your Kindle on December 20 & 21.   Here’s the back text: Terry Rankin has a new client; Fatima al Natsche, a … Continue reading

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Linksys RE1000 Hardware Review

  I have worked in and around computers since 1971. And yes, we did have computers back then. Just to put things in perspective, the Romans had opened the Coliseum only a few years before that, and Chuck Yeager was … Continue reading

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Well, I went and did it again

(Scroll down to the end to see the cover art for “Lonesome Cove”!) I hated it the first time, too. Just as much as I hated it this time. And I knew – I knew I was gong to hate … Continue reading

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Ah, closure at last

  Kinda-sorta, anyway. http://www.garyshowalter.com is more or less complete after a frantic few days of live chats and phone calls to the support teams at http://www.register.com. The last little hurdle to overcome (other than the still-ugly color combination) on the … Continue reading

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Update on “The Big Move”

  Only it’s not a ‘Move’, exactly. It’s more like trash the old one, redirect the domain name and then build a brand new web site from scratch. Unfortunately. And it is a pain in my behind. But, as I … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas and a Happy new Year to Everyone

  Including Sir Timothy John Berners-Lee, who made this blog post possible in every meaning of the word. Berners-Lee is a British computer science professional who, while based at CERN in Geneva, pulled together the concepts of hypertext, Transmission Control … Continue reading

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