Archive for month: December, 2010

Could spam be on the decline?

Spam levels dropped a reported 18% globally in October.  Even the tradional pre-Christmas spam was less than previous years. But don’t raise your hopes too high:  spam is often cyclical, and levels drop b...

Streaming Music

A number of my clients like to listen to Internet radio stations, like Pandora, at work. Why not? They have a perfectly good computer and it has a perfectly good sound card and a pair of speakers. What is the p...

How to Clean Temporary Files for Profiles on Terminal Server

A terminal server was becoming low on disk space. I ran treesize and found that a number of the profiles had alot of temporary files as the culprit, however, how does one clean them all at once without logging ...

Working from home, is that a good idea?

According to Forrester Research there are over 43 million US adults telecommuting today, and by 2016 that number will grow to 63 million, or 43% of the workforce!  Why the migration to telecommuting?  The reaso...

Cool Mouse – Microsoft Arc Touch

I was at the Microsoft store in Scottsdale the other day and they showed me a really cool mouse that I think will be very popular.  This Unique, portable design has touch scroll with vibrating feedback. Thumbna...

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure-VDI-Pro’s and Con’s

In the past 6 months BVA has seen a tremendous push towards (VDI) Virtual Desktop Infrastructure which is unique in my eyes, for the most part it is because we have come full circle.  About 10 years ago there w...