I added an original Mac Mini 1,1 to my little collection of Macs. This particular model is 10 years old. I acquired it a few weeks back and decided to see if I could go breathe some life into an old Mac as a backup to my other macs. You can easily find Mac Mini’s on eBay for less than $100. Here are a few of the things you can and cannot do on Mac’s today as opposed to 10 years ago…Read More
This was an interesting discussion I was having this weekend. The discussion centered around could we live without Google Reader now that it’s set to be retired on July 1st. My definitive answer was yes and I raved about how much I was enjoying my new Reader program, Feedly. But that’s a blog posting for another day.
It’s New Years Day and in years past I would sit down and examine my blogs traffic year over year. This year was a little different. Since I spent the past year building social media campaigns for clients I had less time for my own. Interestingly, the less I blogged the more traffic I got.Read More
Note to Myself: Backup your Blog Regularly! I regularly back up my computer, at least monthly to an external hard drive. I also have an online backup service called Backblaze that works in the background of my computer to back up any files that have changed. But recently I lost quite bit of work because I failed to back up the blog so I went on a little mission to find the best way to back up the blog frequently.
Tomorrow is the 1st annual World Backup Day! And I think this is a great idea. As part of securing your computer you should have a reliable backup of your entire hard drive in case of an accident, theft, or your computer just plain dies on you. Always have a remote backup in the event you lose what is now, arguably, your most important asset. Pictures, music, videos, financial documents, work related stuff, my entire blog and all it’s notes, my small business info, heck, I keep it all on… Read More
It’s Tech Tuesday! Spring is in the air and I’m searching for the best Spring Cleaning Tips for your computer. 1 lucky commenter will also receive a 3 month subscription to the Backblaze Online Backup Service! Contest details at bottom of this post… . Spring is almost here, to be exact the Spring Equinox is March 20th, and this is a great time of the year to start thinking about Spring Cleaning your computer. For at least the entire month I will be going over some great tips you can… Read More