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Everything Needs Maintenance, Even a Blog

Everything Needs Maintenance, Even a Blog

It is been my general experience that many auto mechanics typically have cars that run in less than ideal condition. IT professionals often have computers and websites that are similarly plagued with less than ideal configuration and are sorely in need of maintenance. As it goes with mechanics, so it goes with IT. We spend all day working on computers, and then we have to go home and work on them some more…really?!? This is not exactly what I call…

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Update on My Evernote to OneNote Transition

Update on My Evernote to OneNote Transition

I have been using OneNote diligently for the last week.  And this time I have come across several features of one note that I find are superior to Evernote and several items where Evernote clearly takes Microsoft out to the proverbial woodshed.  One of these days, a smart software developer is going to develop software, specifically the way I want to work.  Until then, I will be doomed to live the life of a typical software user who has to take…

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Giving Something New a Try: Evernote to OneNote

Giving Something New a Try: Evernote to OneNote

I have been an Evernote user for a long time.  I have been delighted with the product and have never experienced a single problem or glitch.  With that being said, I moved my content out from Evernote and into Microsoft OneNote. If it is not broke, why fix it?  Well, I am in IT, and sometimes we are just gluttons for punishment.  When I test something, I really test it.  I do not play with things that I test.  I want…

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Skype, oh how you bug me

Skype, oh how you bug me

I have used Skype (application used to make voice/video calls over the Internet) for the last several years and generally been very fond of the application.  Recently, Skype seems to be trying to move into a social media space with the introduction of their new “Skype Home” functionality.  This little and annoying pop-up occurs every time the application is started. Therefore, every day I have to close this little annoying pop-up window that often comes with an advertisement to purchase something…

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