Category Archives: software

Virus Protection Not Found (even though it’s installed)

This is a bugger of a problem that isn’t harmful, but just darn annoying. This recently happened to me while I was shifting around some software on my laptop. Fortunately, the solution is quick and easy. Once logged into your … Continue reading

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Slow Computer Syndrome

Common complaints from computer users is that the machine “is soooo slow”. Depending who you talk to, you will get a variety of answers on what to do to improve your experience. There are a number of variables at play … Continue reading

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Splashtop OS: What it doesn’t work on

Splashtop OS promises to give the users an ‘instant-on’ experience, much like we have with smart phones. I was excited to finally check this out. It has been on my RTM (to do list) for a few months now, though … Continue reading

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Mozy (offsite backup): 2 Years Later

Well, when my subscription with Mozy was up for renewal, I decided to look elsewhere. There were two main driving forces which made this decision easier. The first and most important was their change in policy for unlimited data. Even … Continue reading

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Computer Clean Up

Here’s another little gem that I stumbled across but haven’t had the opportunity to actually test out … There’s an application called ‘Decrapifier‘ (PC only). This is great to use on new computer systems because a lot of the times, … Continue reading

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Reclaim Your Cell

I recently purchased a ‘Chocolate’ from Verizon. I am very happy with the purch. Initially it was a little counter-intuitive to use, but I really think any phone would be after using the same one for 2 years. I am … Continue reading

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Quicksilver

For those of you that read my blog on ‘Launchy’ (May 29th), I discovered an equally cool application for Macs … you guessed it. It’s called Quicksilver. http://quicksilver.blacktree.com This is still one of the coolest apps that I’ve come across. … Continue reading

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Your Anywhere Calendar

I was never good at following calendars and appointments. I found that I was really good at booking things, but really bad at checking to see if I had anything booked for the day. I’ve gotten much better. There are … Continue reading

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Portable Apps

If you read my previous blog, here’s another one that I found prior to … portableapps.com – GENIUS! I have a few businesses on the side. I usually travel with my laptop, but sometimes I don’t. With portable apps, you … Continue reading

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Launchy

While reading the May issue of PC World, I came across a great little App called ‘Launchy’ which you can find and download here: Launchy.net Launchy is like a desktop search … only much, much better. I suspect that it’s … Continue reading

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