In my experience #10 is true: "'Turn Your Computer Off and Back On' Really Works".
"We can’t hold it against these people, evolving technology can be hard to understand."
Best one for "power users" is $230 at Amazon.
Related: "A $500 Router and the Price of Convenience".
"What listening to 119 startup pitches over 2 days taught me about Silicon Valley's 'frivolous' apps stereotype"
In fact, during a marathon two-day session of startup pitches in Silicon Valley, I got a first-hand look at how ambitious, potentially impactful and 'serious' the next batch of tech startups are.
In case you need it. (Only for Android phones, though.)
"The FTC's chief technologist explains why changing your password actually makes your personal data less secure"
I knew it! And the article doesn't even mention that frequent changes probably induce some people to write down their passwords, where they can be . . . seen.
Now tell those overbearing folks that make you change your password to leave you alone.
Presumably--presumably--the techies and the business folks will work to prevent this stuff from happening.
Among the items listed I really like Crashplan, Turbotax, the Brother printer, and Dell monitors. (I don't like Western Digital MyBooks. I had two of them fail, but that was several years ago. Maybe they are better now.)
But to my untrained eye, these details of the proposed technology seem . . . iffy.