These days it’s easy to download and save lots of files until your hard drive is overflowing. But it’s difficult to tell at a glance what files are taking up the most space without going through every single folder one at a time. Enter SpaceSniffer, a free utility that graphically displays the largest files and
Everybody knows they should use secure passwords, but far too many people are guilty of using their pets’ or children’s names as passwords instead of strong passwords. The problem is it’s difficult to remember a combination of upper and lower case letters, symbols, and non-dictionary words. Enter the password manager. Password Managers These programs securely
For many years we’ve recommended Mozy online backups for our clients. We’ve found them to be a cost-effective reliable way to ensure that your data is safe should the worst occur. They are a great solution particularly for people with laptops. When people travel, they rarely bring their external hard drives with them to backup
Doing simple computer repair like replacing a power supply on an HP desktop is made more difficult by HP’s tactics. This video explains yet another reason why we prefer Dell computers, which we stock in our store in Santa Barbara.
We’ve always been big proponents of using alternative browsers like Firefox and Chrome, but Firefox’s latest Beta release includes some great features we think you should check out. In addition to a faster browsing engine, Firefox has added a feature called Tab Candy which helps tame unweildly browsing habits. If you’re anything like us, your browsing
Dells have the lion’s share of the market, so their parts are much cheaper