Backup – Free- Power Tools

Yesterday I spent some time using the backup feature in Vista, which by the way works very well, when I just happened to remember a Free tool that works very similar to what Vista features. Prior to using Acronis for my backups, I had previously used a Free power tool from Karen Kenworthy which is…

My Space – Scareware Allegations

Back in late December 2006, I posted a question concerning My Space and if my nephew should be allowed to participate on this networking community. [article here] Thanks to those who posted, I recommended against allowing him to join this group. Now the Register has posted a article which alleges that My Space is using…

Google – Owns The Internet – Update #2

I read an amazing article about six months ago which covered some of the innards of Google, that had been presented at a conference. But for the life of me, I can’t find it. Even Google didn’t turn up anything. LOL. Oops, I lied. Using the terms Google, conference, and the names of the computer…

Vista – Previous Version Feature – Top Secret Stuff

This morning I’m playing on my Vista box, when I accidentally Right clicked on the Pictures folder [Called My Pictures in XP] and I noticed in the menu ‘Restore Previous Versions’. Funny. I’ve been using Vista since build 5308 and either one of two things happened. First, I have never Right clicked on any folders…

Google – Billboards Making A Comeback

It seems like billboards are making a come back to some extent. But instead of the traditional single scene billboards, digital is in. Advertisements can be changed or modified in a instant. And who might be getting into part of the action? Google. Seems that there are rumors afloat that Google may be expanding into…