Archive for January, 2010

Remote backup for free in about 10 minutes

In addition to a local backup it is a good idea to set up an online/remote/off-site backup to protect your data from fire/theft/flood or any other disaster which would destroy a local backup. There are several online backup providers which offer a free starter package (usually 2GB), and then more storage space for a nominal monthly fee. Read the rest of this entry »

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DreamHost Panel Maintenance Jan. 19th 10PM PST

For those of our customers who have their websites hosted with us. DreamHost (our webhost) will be performing scheduled maintenance on January 19th 10pm PST. Read the rest of this entry »

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Enable Windows 7 Aero (Peek, Shake & Snap)

Introduced with the release of Windows Vista, the enhanced look and functionality of the Microsoft desktop experience is called Aero. Windows 7 received a revised and polished version of Aero, and included new useful features – Aero Peek, Shake and SnapRead the rest of this entry »

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Have a Slow Computer?

There are typically several things that can slow a computer down. On older computers the most common culprits are a failing hard drive or not enough memory. On a newer computer, slow performance is often caused by a malware infection, or simply not enough memory. Find out what might be causing your computer to be slow, and what you can do about it. Read the rest of this entry »