Not ready for Windows 10? You can still get the older versions (Windows 7 and 8) on eBay or Amazon.
Windows 10 has been around since July 2015, but a lot of people still love Windows 7 and won’t let go. The furthest they want to go for now is Windows 8, or 8.1. Hundreds of reasons exist why this is the case. Personally, I preferred Windows 7 because it was the operating system I grew up with. It’s like having to abandon an old friend for some the new dude in town. But this simple analogy isn’t to downplay the argument by many Windows fan; that Windows 7 is the best ever by Microsoft. You can go to Quora to read more discussions on why people love Windows 7.
For folks that just want to get the older versions of Windows, here are some decent stores and products to check out. If an item listed here is no longer available, you can just just click directly to see the entire Windows 7 and 8 Amazon search page
Amazon is really cool, but eBay also have a good collection of Windows 7, and 8 computers. And as far as price is concerned, sometimes you get better deals on eBay. Apart from the two samples below, you can also go to eBay refined search for Windows 7 and 8 to see my items.
Thanks to Amazon’s flexible return policy, it’s easy to get a refund for your returned item, or even change the item for a different one.
Processing an item for return to Amazon is pretty simple. More so if the item in question is new and unopened. Just make sure to complete the process with Amazon within 30 days of delivery. By following their guideline, it is possible to receive a full refund as well. Amazon also puts into consideration seasonal factors that may delay returning an item, but it’s always better to confirm.
You might be wondering when you will get your refund if you apply for that? Well it usually takes about 2-3 weeks. Although most refunds are completed in 3-5 days after Amazon receive and process your return.
1. Click the “Return Items” button. It will take you to a list of your recently purchased item.
2. From that list check the item you want to return.
3. Look at the right side of the screen to select a reason why you want to return the item. A box will appear after you have selected a reason. In that box explain your reason in more details.
When available, Amazon provides the option for a Pickup. If you are eligible for that option click the pickup option, confirm your address and Amazon will send someone to come pick up the item at a specified time.
In case the Pickup option is not available, then you will have to neatly package the item and mail it back to a designated address.
The video below provides further information on how to return to Amazon,
Google AdSense is depreciated: But you can still easily add Google ads manually, by creating ad codes and placing them on your website.
The official plugin for Google AdSense is no longer available in the WordPress program. Google decided that they could better support WP publishers “through new innovative features like their automatic ad formats and other upcoming initiatives”. I am eagerly waiting for these upcoming initiatives, automated ads alone might not be enough. Nevertheless, we can still create new ads from the Adsense homepage. continue reading
Tesla’s Solar Roof is a futuristic invention, with the potential to supply a pure and stable electricity at home- for those who can afford it.
I am always on the lookout for innovations in renewable energies. In general, we all want to pay less fare for a steady supply of electricity. So when I heard about the new Tesla Solar Roof, I decided to check it out myself. Beautiful would be a proper one-word description of the solar tiles. And that’s just in appearance. The tiles also generate and reserve energy for later use. According to the description on their website, the Solar Roof is cool enough to complement your home’s design, while turning sunlight into electricity. continue reading
How to shop safely on eBay: Three things to watch out for when shopping on eBay, the location of the store, the store’s customers’ feedback, and store inventory.
A few years ago, my sister wanted me to buy some dresses for her from an online shop. The pictures of the dresses she saw were amazing, and the prices were tantalizing. We ordered for the cloths making sure to confirm severally the tag numbers and everything. Her excitement on the arrival of the package varnished almost immediately. The boxes containing the cloths were dirty, and the supposed elegant dresses were mere rags. Some of the apparels were literally pieces of a fabrics, and made no sense whatsoever.
We learned in a painful way that all that glitters is not gold, and more so in the online market.
How do you shop on eBay, and generally online and avoid being ripped off as a consumer? continue reading
Studying is a vital aspect of living, and we are constantly in need of books. But is also easy to get tired of paying for books. I would rather buy cheap books and have more money for other investments. I can name a hundred other things I would spend money on other than books. continue reading
Believe it or not, one of the greatest things about humans is our diversity. Consider the varying religions, the cultures, the politics, the wars and the peace, the truth is that all those deviations are also the secret to our beauty.
The earth is full of different kinds of humans. Find and you will see people with long hairs and others with the blank head. I have seen green nose men and thick-bearded women. The earth is a colorful planet, and its occupants are separated along those color lines. continue reading
Paste WordPress: How to paste to WordPress editor without losing your text organization.
If you are publishing online with WordPress, sometimes you might want to copy and paste from Microsoft word to the WordPress visual editor.
Even though it is very simple, it still took me a while to figure out how to paste to WordPress from Microsoft, without disorganizing my text. I love plug-ins – they are great. But I don’t want to use them for every little thing.
If you paste directly into the visual editor, your text will be messed up by WordPress inbuilt codes.
The solution is to paste into the text editor instead of the visual editor. After that you can go back to the visual editor and continue with your editing. That is the only way to keep the orientation of your text in order.
The diagram below gives a visual illustration of what I mean.
Writer’s block and Procrastination are two most common problems for writers. How to get over it varies depending on who you ask.
Writer’s block and procrastination often come up in discussion among authors. Although they are not a major threat to a writer:s career, it is the variety of solutions proffered for getting over them that interests me. Sometimes writer’s block and procrastination are considered the same problem, but I think they are practically different. My understanding of procrastination is an act of delaying a project completion beyond its due date. Mostly for no substantive reason. Please compare for yourself the Dictionary.com’s definition of procrastination and postponement. continue reading