I wish Microsoft would stop marketing OneDrive as a backup solution. It is not. It is a file synchronization service. And there subtle, yet incredibly important, differences between synchronization services and backup services. The purpose of file synchronization is to… Continue Reading →
I normally have an even keel in life. And that’s not just me talking, it’s what people say about me. I have been through my share of stress and emergencies. I have come out the other side enough times to… Continue Reading →
I was laid off last week along with most of my team. I think if I was younger and less experienced, I would be freaking out. But I’m oddly calm at this point. The software development market has always been… Continue Reading →
If you read my post about Chrome OS being a conundrum, I may have mislead you a little about the crashing problem. To be fair, it was my first experience with Chrome OS, so I didn’t consider the possibility that… Continue Reading →
If you attended my presentation on creating an author website at the HACWN meeting, thanks for attending! You can download the slideshow and handout from the links below. If you have any questions, feel free to contact me via my… Continue Reading →
On one hand, Chrome OS is really nice. Known for good security, great portability and a clean interface, it’s got a lot going for it. And the ability to run Android and Linux apps makes it even more appealing. When… Continue Reading →
One of the common security mechanisms in modern operating systems is called sandboxing. This is where the operating system confines each app to its own “sandbox” so that it can’t affect the rest of the system. From a security standpoint,… Continue Reading →
My wife recently bought a new iPad Mini and gave me her old 6th generation iPad to play with. I was intrigued by the idea of a simple lightweight mobile device I could take on the go without the need… Continue Reading →
Sometimes needs dictate choices. Like when your car becomes more expensive to maintain than a new car payment or when you switch careers and suddenly need a collection of suits. In my most recent case, it came down to Markdown… Continue Reading →
I know it sounds funny. How do you use a laptop? Just open the lid and go for it, right? Sure, that’s one approach. But I think a lot of laptop owners have only considered one use case. In the… Continue Reading →
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