Switching to an Ergonomic Keyboard Saved my Freelance Writing Career

Like many freelance writers, I grew up completely ignorant of ergonomics. On the face of things, it seems odd that it took me as long as it did to come to terms with the fact that ergonomics must be a key component of any freelance writer’s workplace environment. read more »

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Learning From Mozy’s Failure – Don’t Make the Mozy Mistake

Freelance writers – and indeed, any business which makes use of a computer to store digital records, project files or any other type of business information – should have a strict backup policy in place to protect them from any potential loss due to equipment failure, theft or destruction in a fire or flood. read more »

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ZAGG invisibleSHIELD versus Ghost Armor for the Microsoft Zune

My Zune goes where I go, which usually means the car, the gym and on occasion an airplane. As a result, it’s exposed to enough action that scratches and nicks on its glass screen are a real worry. read more »

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Building A Macquarium

I have never been a huge Mac fan, but I have always been fond of fish and older computer hardware. As a result, ever since I was a teenager scouring the early days of the World Wide Web I have wanted to build my own Macquarium. What is a Macquarium, you ask? Simply put, it is a Mac which has been converted into a fish tank. read more »

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Review of Microsoft Zune 120

Having abandoned satellite radio and requiring a new form of audio entertainment for my automobile, I decided to finally invest in a sizeable MP3 player. While I had owned a number of 2 gigabyte and smaller devices over the years, I knew that in order to match the depth and breadth of music that XM used to provide me with I would require something with a high capacity hard drive. read more »

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