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2008-10-30 09:00:19

According to a study by support.com, the leader in solving personal computer problems quickly over a broadband connection, computers have become an integral part of life for 91% of Baby Boomers, so it's a natural that high tech gifts are likely to top many Boomer's wish lists. But what happens when simple set-up turns into a nightmare? Make sure your thoughtful gift will make it out of the box in a timely manner by including remote tech support from support.com to head off Holiday...

2008-08-18 09:00:34

The generation known for Beatlemania, Free Love and Rock and Roll are taking their place in another revolution -- the Technology Revolution. Baby Boomers have wholeheartedly embraced home computers, according to a new study(1) conducted by support.com, the leader in solving personal computer problems quickly over a broadband connection. Not only are they dependent on computers, but Boomers often apply their renowned tenacity to try fixing computer problems themselves when they arise,...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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