Archive of July 2006

I dropped my Gateway notebook and need a cell phone

Well it finally happened – I dropped my trust Gateway notebook (wide screen, 80GB, Intel Centrino 2.0Ghz processes and 500MB of RAM. It’s not broken (quite chipped) but it’s time to consider getting another one. I also am going to get a new cell phone (I think). The dilemma – what to get? Should I […]

Microsoft recalls small-business product

Microsoft Small Business Server is an excellent network product (software) for small businesses, supported by an army of local solution providers. Cnet writes Microsoft said on Friday that it is recalling an update to its Small Business Server product because of a glitch found late in the manufacturing process. Talk to your local solution provider […]

(updated with comments – 27 July 2006)">YOUR IT Guy – Girl – The MOST important asset in your business (updated with comments – 27 July 2006)

(updated with comments….scroll down) Last week I visited a small business and was introduced to their “IT guy”. Like many small businesses with less than 50, less than 20 employees they didn’t have an IT department but only an “IT guy” (larger business have an IT staff of at least 1 or 2 persons if […]

SCORE Launches Web Site With New Resources for Entrepreneurs

SCORE’s press release reads: SCORE “Counselors to America’s Small Business” announces a fresh, new look for the SCORE Small Business Web Site,, designed to be more visually appealing and easier for clients and visitors to use. New How-To and Business Tools sections offer valuable guides, templates and resources to help small business owners achieve […]

Online ToDo Lists: Feature Rich and Flexible

Keeping a ToDO list is the ONLY way thet you can ensure you don’t forget things you have to do and manage what you have to do. Some peope prefer to use a paper todo list but for years I’ve used a PDA (and before that the old fashioned Casio and Sharp electronic organizers). I […]

Windows Live – An Update. Give it a try.

Windows Live is Microsoft’s push into serving an array of hosted services – no software (well little software) to install. From Security, to Messenger (new), to Calendar, to Search and more there’s quite a bit to offer. If you’ve only been using Google and other online portals (like Yahoo) have a look at Windows Live […]