Discussions about remote home offices and travelling with technology for the Road Warrior.
I use UVNC to remote into my desktop while I’m not in my home office.
I have been running into situations where the uvnc_service needs to be restarted. Of course, if you aren’t in front of the machine or no one is available, then you can’t restart the service. This could be a problem if you need access and are away.Continue reading No tags for this post.
I use Dropbox for a number of things. One in particular is to upload backups of a client’s website so they can keep a backup for their use.Continue reading No tags for this post.
I was up to my ears in alligators trying to manage multiple issues.. Things were going well until some moron with a backhoe hit the overhead fios wire. That took out service to my home and 2 neighbors. Verizon is giving a 72 hour window to restore the service.Continue reading No tags for this post.
Today’s phones will drain your battery faster when they are hot. For example, if you are driving and have your phone on the console where the sun is hitting it, the battery becomes less effective. Another example would be having the phone in your shirt pocket at an outdoor event where the sun is hitting it.Continue reading No tags for this post.
I have found that the hibernation mode is the best for my laptop. I take the laptop with me most of the time. This means i am regularly shutting it.Continue reading No tags for this post.
I got a little tired of having to root through my laptop bag looking for things like earphones, usb hubs , usb cables etc.
I did a couple of simple things to get a little better organizedContinue reading No tags for this post.
My previous post detailed a failure of the hard drive on my relatively new Pavillion Laptop. Stuff like that happens and I’m still very satisfied with HP.
Anyway, the good news is that the failure happened at home. Had that happened on the road, things might have been a little more of a pain. Here are some thoughts on contingency planning for those who travel and absolutely have to have their laptops.Continue reading No tags for this post.
I like to work with my laptop in one of the quiet corners of the house. Unfortunately, the lighting isn’t so great there.Continue reading No tags for this post.
I posted about a week ago on hotels with poor wireless connectivity.Continue reading No tags for this post.
Here is a great tip. Don’t swim in the ocean with your cell phone. I tried it and killed my phone. Salt water and electronics just don’ t mix.Continue reading No tags for this post.