Cloud Computing for Free

April 24, 2010

This is a geeky post for those interested in computers…

Everyone has heard of cloud computing, the ability to store and access data in the internet. There are a variety of services which will allow you to do automatic backup of files, for a monthly fee. However, there is a very simple and elegant way in which you can get into the cloud for free, and have all the power of local file access but with everything on the cloud. Here is how.

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The Hidden Meaning of Traffic Signs

April 19, 2010

This was sent to my by a colleague. It is a bit risqué but a very creative interpretation of traffic signs!

Hidden Message of Signs

Computer Software I Can’t Do Without

April 17, 2010

Over the years I have found a number of applications which have made my life much easier. I thought I would share these with you. Believe it or not, almost all of them are free to use. I’ve grouped the entries into:

  • Applications
  • Utilities
  • Web 2.0 Applications

This is a ‘dynamic’ blog which I will add to when I find additional useful programs. Just look for the new next to an entry.

As the list has grown I’ve been asked for my top favourites. These are:

  • Teamviewer – The ultimate way to control computers remotely
  • Joomla – The best way to manage a web site
  • Secunia – Essential – keeps all your software up to date
  • Skype – Free phone calls

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