Archive for month: March, 2012

Ultramon – A taskbar on every screen

Ultramon is a piece of software that allows users who have multiple screens to have a taskbar on each screen they are using. This becomes particularly handy when your are working with mulitple application as it...

4Sync – Syncing Files so you can access them virtually anywhere

I wrote a blog previously about Dropbox. An application that allows you to sync a folder so that you can access it over the internet, or on whatever PC you have dropbox installed on. I love the application, the...

Miss the Start menu in Windows 8?

Stardock has created software that adds the Start menu functionality that many users rely on, back into Windows 8. Features – Adds a “Start” menu to the Windows 8 taskbar – Enables quick access and...

How to reset local security policy settings to default

If you’ve ever found yourself with a computer that has remnants of a Group Policy still applied to it, or if you have changed GPO, and need to reset the local policy back to default, there’s a handy command you...

Apple TV: Oh the Possibilities…

I have used the Apple TV appliance for a little over a year now and just recently found some cool features to use it with my iPhone and two very neat applications. First of all for those of you who don’t ...

Windows 8 and Kinect Make Smart Shopping Cart

If you watch this short video that I posted you will soon realize that the possibiliteis are endless as far as technology goes. they are simply using a Kinect for Xbox which is like $200 and a tablet PC running...

Not Even NASA’s data is safe!

For those of us who think we are pretty good at keeping our information safe, I would highly suggest you think again. Most leading government organizations have issues on keeping their data secure. Take for ins...

Free up disk space on a Windows 2008 Server without a system reboot

Disk clean up can be a very useful tool especially in Servers when Disk space is fully utilized.  But what do you do when you are working in a production environment and you can’t reboot the server.  In a pinch...

SSL Shopping?

The Internet and the data provided on the Internet have become a primary source for research, news, and shopping for much of today’s society.  But how much of that data is real and how can you be certain your f...

Near Field Communication (NFC)

Something promising that i read up on recently was the concept of Near Field Communication. Essentially near field communication or NFC for short, consists of a close-range radio chip that is in your phone or o...