Have you backed up your data today?

Today is World Backup Day, I’m told, but to be frank, every day you should be think­ing about the safety of your data, there’s just too much of it that’s irre­place­able. So, today, I’m going to take a quick look at some of the backup sys­tems I use and have in place. Yes, I said […]

How to run your favourite desktop utilities from almost any computer using Portable Applications

In the course of my day, I use two or three main desktop and laptop com­puters in two or three dif­fer­ent parts of the city. And yet, work­ing on dif­fer­ent devices, I still have access to a core set of tools and util­it­ies that I find essen­tial to my daily work. Here’s how I do […]

It’s not the size, it’s what you do with it

Some of you prob­ably suf­fer from the same prob­lem that I have; it’s just not big enough. Sure, you con­fide in your close friends, they all nod sym­path­et­ic­ally, tell you that ‘size isn’t import­ant’, yet really, we all know that it is. Espe­cially when we’re talk­ing about hard drives in Net­books! …more This post is […]