Tag hard disk

How to Secure Your USB Drive

Losing a USB flash drive can be the stuff of nightmares if it contains sensitive or valuable information. There are many hardware and software options available for use in encrypting the contents of your flash drive and also to lock…

Multi Boot vs Virtualization

A few days ago, i decided to shelve all forms of multibooting of Operating systems on my laptop and embraced Virtualization fully. For the sake of the noobs in the house, Multi-boot or Multi-booting is the installation of multiple operating…

More Utilities To Kill For

In the recent past, I wrote about a few utilities I find indispensable on my personal computer. These included : [EveryThing / UltraSearch]  – for speedy hard disk content search [Turbo Type] – a highly customizable word auto-completion – as…

What is a DDC Machine?

Most patriotic citizens must have registered to vote in the upcoming April 2011 general elections. Even the ones who could not or refused to do so must have observed people queueing up to perform their civic responsibility. And they must…

How Safe is your Business?

Just how safe is that business model of yours? For how long will your business be a going concern?  This question is especially pertinent in the technology world. The threat of the big names muzzling or stifling the smaller companies…

Expensive Junk

Going through my gadget junk yard over the weekend, it is amazing how much junk i have acquired over the years. The oldest is probably the Philips TurnTable and a pile of records i got from my Pop (Never been…

Ubuntu 10.10 “Maverick Meerkat”

For those that have tried out the new Ubuntu Linux 10.10 aka Maverick Meerkat released on October 10, 2010 , the first thing you would probably notice is the very pleasing appearance. There have been a very positive improvement in…