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USB Toolz

Friday, December 21st, 2007

I was recently asked about the tools I carry on my USB drive so I figured I’d go ahead and post them. For ease of documentation I put it into my wiki rather then in my blog, so if you’re interested, check out my USB Flash Drive Toolz. —————- Listening to: The Church – Grind [...]

Tool of the Day

Thursday, September 6th, 2007

The other day I needed to quickly help a client determine where they were chewing up disk space on their server. In one week it had gone from 500 Mb to just 21 Mb – not a good thing, obviously. Rather then manually poking around all of the “normal” haunts (temp files, system restore files, [...]

Linux Firewall for Windows on USB Stick

Wednesday, May 30th, 2007

wait…what? Yup, that’s right – a linux stateful iptables based firewall on a USB stick for your Windows PC. Along with 12 other security applications. Pretty nifty, huh? The Yoggie Pico is a small USB device that allows you to offload security applications from your Windows PC in order to offer a user higher security [...]

“FREE” Virus Scanning

Monday, April 30th, 2007

Yet another company has joined the masses of “free” online AV scanning. Panda Software has put out NanoScan and TotalScan. I’m a fan of their AV product and rank it right up there with Trend Micro in terms of speed, accuracy, and low system impact. In checking out their online tool, I found it to [...]

TigerTech Hosting

Saturday, April 14th, 2007

It’s been a while since I’ve touted the excellence of our web hosting provider. We’ve been using Tiger Technologies out of California for almost 7 years now – 7 most excellent years. I’ve dealt with a lot of hosting providers over the years (I should say decades, but then I’d really being showing my age [...]

FREE Conference Calling

Thursday, April 12th, 2007

I had a conference call with a vendor the other day and noticed that they were using a service called Free Conference Call. The inquisitive person that I am, I did some research on the service and found that indeed, there is a company that offers free conference calling services. It’s quite legitimate from what [...]

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