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Folks who know me are aware that I’m easily distracted. Turns out all my good intentions of reviewing Roxio Creator 2010 were put on hold when I went home on Friday to find a book on video editing waiting at my front door. Soon after I opened the package, I was hooked, and Roxio was […]

I’m a sucker for video editing tools – there’s something very satisfying about assembling a “watchable” video out of a mess of home video footage. Fortunately,  I had over 160 minutes of HD footage from a recent vacation, that was screaming out for treatment. So, I decided to see for myself how this software would fare under […]

Its the old tale of the cobbler’s children, I guess, but my wife says my web site looks like it was done by a 10 year old. So, I went looking for options to pretty it up without taking up any more of that resource that I already have a deficit of … Time. The options […]

I used to be rather proud of my generational backup system, and my techniques for off site storage, until I accidentally formatted my backup drive proving that no backup solution is idiot-proof. After spending almost $150 to purchase hard drive recovery software (File Recovery from Seagate is also highly recommended), I figured that spending $50/month was not such […]

I spent some time last night installing and configuring the Netgear WNDR3700 router, and was blown away by everything that this little device does. In addition to serving as a gigabit and wireless router (its raison d’etre), I now have an installed NAS device, and a DLNA-compliant media server to boot! The highlight of this device […]