Category: Software

Computer Backup Recommendations

This is the first in a series of reference articles that answer frequently asked questions from friends, family, and clients.  I will update these articles as required.  Feel free to let me know if you have any questions or recommendations. Required hardware and software    Software – Acronis TrueImage 2012    Hardware – external hard drive –… Read more »

Recommendations on setting up a web site.

I just helped Katie setup a web site (katiebegley.com).  While I’m walking through the process, I thought it would be worthwhile to document the process.  Partly this is for my reference, partly as a placeholder for friends and family setting up web sites. I don’t have a favorite hosting site, but if you have an… Read more »

Android Software List

Lots of people are getting Android phones.  My last update was in January, so it’s overdue.  The most compelling feature of the Android devices is the integration of all the applications, and in particular with Google Services.  For example, search from the home screen can include Text, e-mail, contacts, calendar, or web.  The Droid is… Read more »

Download details: Remote Desktop Connection Manager

Download details: Remote Desktop Connection Manager. Remote Desktop Connection Manager.  The latest release is 2.2, 5/27/2010.  This is an awesome tool to centralize and manage lots of remote servers.  You can set standards for RDP sessions, and override the defaults on a connection basis. I setup a Group for each client which allows me to… Read more »

Google Mail Android App Update

I have an original Droid, and while downloading updates today, I noticed a GMail application.  It didn’t show up as an update, but as a new application.  I installed it, and I am very impressed with the new features.  Message threads are easier to follow and it uses color highlights to good advantage. Highly recommended,… Read more »

Peter Nordahl Password Utility

http://pogostick.net/~pnh/ntpasswd/ Peter Nordahl developed a Linux boot CD several years ago, and I have found it to be very useful.  This utility allows you to reset user or administrator passwords.  The link above includes a tutorial on how to use the utility.