Do Alex’s OS X cleanup recommendations work? Chaos Manor Advisor Brian finds out… read more
In this second installment (first of the two parts is here), Alex digs into the leftovers from Migration Assistant on his MacBook Pro, finds code almost old enough to vote, and discovers his computer truly can run faster. read more
In this first part of a two-part installment, Alex works on his MacBook Pro to cure erratic performance, hidden storage, Terminator processes and the Precambrian-era apps that cause them. He starts with a discussion of migration. read more
With the release of Windows 10, one of the subjects of concern is the new Wi-Fi Sharing process. It looks like there has been a bit of hysteria and/or exaggeration about this issue.
The Chaos Manor Advisors discussed this a few weeks ago, when the first article about this appeared in The Register. More after the jump. read more
The results of our unscientific poll indicate that Chaos Manor Reviews readers would like to see submissions from others. So here is our “Call for Submissions” for articles for Chaos Manor Reviews.
We are looking for ‘Things I Did So You Don’t Have To” articles about computers – software and hardware. Read more about this after the jump. read more
In the final fourth installment of this series, Alex works with his MacBook Pro as he discovers several causes of its slowness. He figures out how to save more space, and concludes with Lessons Learned. read more
Alex continues with his tuneup of his MacBook Pro. The first installment is here, and continues with the second.
In this third installment, Alex tries to clear 4,000 viruses, finds hidden storage, and searches for OS clutter. read more
Chaos Manor Advisor Eric Pobirs installed a new XBox One for Jerry at Chaos Manor. Here is Eric’s report after the jump. read more
Chaos Manor Reviews returns after another long hiatus with this series from guest columnist Alex Pournelle, who continues his father’s tradition of ‘doing things so you don’t have to’.
In this second installment (first installment here), Alex continues with his story about solving the slowdown on his MacBook Pro. The last installment left us with Alex doing a reboot. read more
We’re back – again! We’ve got some interesting stories from our Chaos Manor Advisors. So far, Alex Pournelle and Eric Pobirs are helping out with new posts. We’re also allowing comments on all new stories. And we’re thinking of looking … read more