Dropbox increases maximum free storage via referrals

Dropbox announced yesterday they are increasing the amount of free storage one can earn by referring people to the service! I wrote a blog post about the service almost three years ago, claiming they made USB drives obsolete. Dropbox offers 2GB of free cloud storage that integrates seemlessly into Windows, Mac and Linux, and more […]

WSJ on why work tech sucks

You’ll have to hurry before Rupert puts it behind a paywall and blocks Google from indexing it, but the WSJ had a good article recently about technology in the workplace. At the office, you’ve got a sluggish computer running aging software, and the email system routinely badgers you to delete messages after you blow through […]

Dropbox makes USB drives obsolete

Well, maybe not obsolete, but definitely less integral for the mobile professional. I started using Dropbox roughly six months ago and have been consistently impressed with the service, single tweet of discontent aside. Dropbox syncs your files between computers on which you have their lightweight software installed. It creates a folder where you can store […]

Making business sense with Macs

In the world of business, with the notable exception of “creative” industries, IT is dominated by Microsoft Windows. Apple’s Mac enjoys niche success in art and media related circles, but hasn’t been able to crack into mainstream business use. This is not for lack of trying. Apple’s website has a section devoted to how some […]

Vista not even out yet but still pirated

Microsoft’s upcoming operating system, the successor to XP, isn’t out yet but it has still managed to be cracked (in a sense). Vista will be out Jan. 30, 2007 to consumers, earlier for Microsoft’s preferred big business clients. With Windows Vista only just going “gold” … the first cracked versions have already hit the pirate […]