Some good advice

Quoted from a post at the Office Weblog concerning that study about home users and the lack of internet security tools in use. [quote]Do a friend or family member a favor and help them secure their PC with the free tools available to prevent virus and spyware attacks.[/quote] Something to think about as we head…

Media debut

Yes, now you all know the reason for my sudden interest in Skype was being able to do a recorded interview with Kevin for his In The Trenches podcast. For my first time ever being interviewed I think it turned out fairly well. I did learn some things along the way, one, live interviewing is…

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Another good newsletter

Don’t remember if I’ve talked about this newsletter lately, but here are a few links that I will be looking at in more detail later from the latest issue of Tech Support Alert: Anti-Trojan Software Reviews ChimeNote -an alternative to emailing yourself reminders to/from different email accounts. Free Linux Desktop Guide for Non-Linux Users Qwik-Fix…

On second thought

Maybe “toughing it out until 5” wasn’t the best idea I’ve ever had. In my weakened mental state I think I just agreed to do some on-the-side consulting work for an organization that I’m not all that fond of dealing with as part of my regular job! Oh well, it’s one machine, a couple of…

Voice Mail for Skype

Interesting link from Chad concerning something called Replay Telecorder that allows you to get recorded messages from Skype. Maybe when I’m feeling better I’ll try to set that up and see how it works, more for curiousity’s sake than anything else, since I’ve now used Skype a couple of times and will probably keep it…

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Personal Tech update

Just an update on some things I’ve been doing. Angela already wrote about the Roomba, so I’ll leave that alone, other than to say, as a gadget type of guy, I’m fascinated by watching it work. (Of course, the whole point is that it works while you’re doing something else, so I need to break…