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FBackup 4 a free backup for Windows

As much as we hate to admit it, we need to backup our systems. If you are a systems administrator with a very limited budget you will usually find an affordable way or a home grown solution to backup your servers. Bigger shops usually will use the commercial products like Symantec NetBackup, but smaller shops the cost is big. The nice thing is this will work for your Windows 7, 8, Vista and XP system. You... read more

Streaming the Internet with Roku HD

Recently I felt the need to stream Internet content and update my Toshiba 19″ Flat panel to the latest century and on a friends recommendation found the Roku 2 XD. The Roku 2 XD is one of four models, It is a stylish small form factor box that plugs in either standard RCA cables or HDMI. Each Roku 2 XD player comes with: IR remote 2 x AAA batteries A/V cable A/C Power adapter Getting Started guide... read more


Recently I found a piece of software that just works perfect for me in keeping track of ideas, notes and items I see but may not be near a computer or a device to write down or record that moment. In steps Evernote to the rescue. Evernote makes it easy to remember things big and small from your everyday life using your computer, phone, tablet and the web. It is available on all of the major phone and... read more

VuePoint PDS-ST415-VP portable Scanner

Several months back I ran across a portable page hand scanner at local office store. With old computer books and genealogy I occasionally have a need to scan pages or photographs in places where a flatbed scanner or camera just won’t work. Hand scanners have improved greatly over the years from the old hand scanners. So I took a chance on VuePoint PDS-ST415-VP scanner. Note: VuePoint has released a... read more

Silicondust HDHomeRun Dual

As a longtime TV card / capture user I am always looking for new products that are easy to use and work well on many OS’s. One that I have wanted to try is Silicondust’s HDHomeRun series. After much reading I decided on HDHomeRun Dual. According to SiliconDust the HDHomeRun is a TV tuner for computers – Ethernet attached. Once connected to your home router you can access the HDHomeRun Tuners... read more

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