• Editorial: Drones Delivering to Your Doorstep?

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    Introduction With the recent Fire Phone launch, some might have missed an important article posted on Arstechnica  last week. A few moths ago, Jeff Bezos revealed a plans for an “Octocopter Drone Delivery Plan”, also known as Prime Air. Bezos claimed that even though the project was in its infancy, he expects the technology and the law to make […]

  • The real jobs in IT

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    Both online and offline, I’m frequently asked what it takes to get a job in IT. What skills are actually relevant ? Do certifications really matter ? Is experience important ? As the owner of a business that provides 3rd party IT support services to clients, I do my fair share of interviews and hiring. […]

  • VyprVPN Review Part 2: Clarifications

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    Introduction I was recently in contact with the VyprVPN Affiliate Account Manager in regard to the first part of my review, introducing the service and talking about the Android app and my experience with the Chameleon encryption. He asked me to clarify something about their company and the goal of their service before continuing my review […]

  • Phil’s software review #4 – Acronis Disk Director 12

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    Managing partitions usually makes me squirm. I use windows, so I’ve never bothered to learn how to use GParted or any other linux software. Accidentally formatting a hard drive is so easy, and trying to clone one by copying and pasting all the files is a massive pain. Acronis disk director solves all of these […]

  • VyprVPN Review

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    Introduction Firstly, I’d like to point out that I’m not a privacy freak. I understand that the NSA and GCHQ can spy on me when they want, and at any point it is possible that a hacker can gain access to all of my files, pictures and emails. Frankly, I don’t do anything dodgy, so […]

  • In-flight WiFi by United Airlines

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    A few months ago, at the tail end of our winter, I decided enough was enough with the cold and the snow and decided to take a week and head south. One of my favorite places to go for a shorter holiday is Phoenix, Arizona. I’ve been there numerous times, you can usually count on […]

  • Resume writing for geeks

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    As you know, my business provides 3rd party IT support services to clients. As a business owner, it’s my responsibility to hire staff when they’re required. I do have staff, and every so often someone moves on and I need to replace them. So, I do what most businesses do, I place an ad and […]

  • What Backup Media Is Right For You?

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    So hopefully you all know the importance of backups in the business environment. If you have read other articles I have written you will know I am a strong believer in backups, I backup every night and also do one before I make any changes to a server just incase (most of the time I […]

  • Acronis Disk Director 12 Review

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    First Impressions: After installing Disk Director 12 on my PC the UI came up and it looked pretty sleek and user friendly….  I thought this just might be another gimmick software… but did I get my Eye’s opened… User Interface: The UI in my opinion is Great and very User Friendly even a Rookie or […]

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