Those using this neologism/neocontraction (?) should be immediately shot, stabbed, drowned, electrocuted, blown up and then hung (after the constituent parts can be reconstituted).

A computer is not a fuzzy-wuzzy Teletubby. It is not a little, goo-goo aww-cute baby, regardless of Apple's iMac abomination.

I assume that "'puter" has arisen because people feel they have some kind of personal relationship with their difference engines. However! Your computer does not like you. Neither does it hate you.

Nor does it respond to pet names.

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