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Technophobe
Feb 16th, 2010 by niceyfemme

Is a noun; referring to someone who is afraid of using technological devices, such as computers.

Ok, I’m not really scared of computers and technology or anything hi-tech but it’s not my best friend either. It never came naturally for me.

Year 1998. Back then I was a freshman in high school and the internet was just starting to blossom. There were a few internet shops already but the operating systems were from the stone age. I didn’t even know what operating system was popular back then; actually I clearly knew what an operating system means and other computer and internet stuff just last year.

So going back in 1998, I wanted to “surf” the internet to go to Hanson‘s official website. So I rented a computer but I didn’t know what to do. I remember just staring at the monitor, basically have no idea what to do, looking at other computers and figuring out how to get there. I gave up and just ask someone to help me and I was embarrassed. So that day, I knew how to click the Internet Explorer icon.

You’d think that after that I’ll be better at it but no. When my classmates were all copying reports or doing their research from the internet I was still doing mine the old fashioned way which was going to the library. I just didn’t know how. Our Computer Technology class didn’t help at all. What with the MS DOS thingy? It didn’t help that he’s not a good teacher. He’s just nice and funny.

Then in college, our school had a free internet service for students in our library; that’s the time J and I just practiced to click and click and click. That was the time I knew how to set up an email account, how to browse the net and all the basic stuff. I knew how to research in Yahoo and only in Yahoo. (I wasn’t aware of other browsers then)

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Impressed with Just Host
Nov 12th, 2009 by niceyfemme

EDIT:  30 March 2010

So it’s been 6 months now since I signed up with JustHost in Oct 2009. To be honest I only signed up for 6 months so if ever they suck I could transfer to a new web host and I won’t feel like I’m a prisoner there because I have to stay because I paid for it. I signed up with JustHost in October 2003 after doing some research/browsing online. I wanted to read first whatever good and bad things real people has to say about different web hosts. I came to a conclusion that I rarely find anything negative written about JustHost and after checking their prices etcetera, I decided to sign up. Only for 6 months, so if ever they suck, I’ll transfer to another web host.

Now that the 6 months has expired, I renewed my account for another TWO YEARS. I am pleased. I accidentally deleted my blog before and had no back up (I learned my lesson now) and they helped me retrieve it. And fast.

They are also able to respond fast to some preferences of mine, like payment method. Will blog for any update soon. I want to wait if everything will be smooth.

I guess that is the best way to tell just how pleased I am, by staying longer, now for two years.

So far so good. I’m loving Just Host.

I’ve always admitted that I’m not a techie.

I didn’t even know what a domain is until recently.

So I learn by bugging people around with my question and by trying how things work myself.

Just a over an hour ago, I was trying to make a subdomain for a new project of mine.

I didn’t know how it happened but I somehow deleted this blog and made a website.

I got nervous and can’t believe it. I felt my hands and feet turn so cold.

I didn’t know what to do. I contact their Support, (eventhough I was a little hesitant because of my previous Customer Service hell experiences I had from other companies) sent an email, talked to an agent(?) then they got it back!

Being the techie phoebe that I am, I didn’t even know it’s possible. I really thought I’ve lost it.

See I’m not a very patient person. If I want something, if possible, I want it done, FAST.

I only waited a few minutes and they answered my call and get it back.

Thanks to Archie, Peter, Alex, and Brandon!

I’m glad this encounter with Customer Service is nice. Very helpful.

Needless to say, I’m happy with JustHost. 🙂

If you want to take my word for it then here… Click this and have peace of mind knowing your site or blog is secured….

Edit: 24 February 2010 (After almost 5 months with JustHost)

P.S. I’m writing this because I want to. I’m that impressed. I could totally recommend them. I don’t recommend just llike that because I don’t wanna be embarrassed if the stuff or program sucks. If you want to take my word for it here , it’s up to you guys.

Yup, After 8 months with JustHost, I haven’t had any problem again… And I’m even more confident to recommend them to anyone who’s looking for a reliable and affordable web host. Enjoy! 🙂

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