Send your audio reviews for the while I’m gone in March to email@example.com. Check out my appearances on The Productive Woman Podcast at theproductivewoman.com and Tech’s Message at natelanxon.com/podcast. An interview at CES with Fujitsu followed by an in depth review of their ScanSnap iX100 mobile scanner. In Dumb Question Corner Eric asks how to speed up an aging Mac for the least amount of money. In Chit Chat Across the Pond Bart takes us through Taming the Terminal part 29 of n – Introducing SSH.
A few weeks ago Eric from Durham, NC noted that we hadn’t had any Dumb Questions in a long time so he sent me in an assortment and told me I could use any of them I wanted. I thought this was a delightful idea, so of course I procrastinated on answering him for a few weeks.
Let’s start with his first question:
I have a 2010 Mac Book Pro with a 2.4 GHz Core 2 Duo and 4GB of RAM running Yosemite. With the exception of buying an SSD which I cannot afford right now, is there any other way to speed it up?