PC World

The definitions of a geek can be: A carnival (fair) performer who does disgusting acts. A person with an unusual or odd personality. A knowledgeable and obsessive computer enthusiast. We are talking about the computer geek here. Do you qualify as a computer geek? Following are some points. Not all apply to all geeks.

Here’s some REAL COMPUTER PROBLEMS COMPLAINTS heard by various computer technicians. This is an excerpt from a Wall Street Journal article:

Costello calls to buy a computer from Abbott Abbott: Super Duper computer store. Can I help you?  Costello: Thanks. I’m setting up an office in my den and I’m thinking about buying a computer.  Abbott: Mac?  Costello: No, the name’s Lou.  Abbott: Your computer?  Costello: I don’t own a computer. I want to buy one.  Abbott: Mac?  […]

How the terms/names such as Apple, Microsoft, IBM emerged?