Don’t fall for Microsoft’s cloud $ per month, use Pogoplug instead

Posted by on Feb 5, 2012 in Blog, computer backups, computers, Technology | 3 comments

Looks like Microsoft is not happy enough with the per seat license fee when a company installs Office on a computer. They are starting to push a per month fee “software as a service” business plan. For $10 per month you can “collaborate” and share using their Office 365 service. For businesses that have a tight budget I can almost guarantee you can do everything they are trying to push with other online applications and a...

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PogoPlug reviewed by derekscomputer.com

Posted by on Jan 27, 2012 in Blog, computer backups, computers, Technology | 0 comments

It’s not often I am impressed with a $25 computer accessory. I have spent the last couple of days with a Pogoplug V2. Pogoplug is a very easy to use backup / personal cloud storage device. You simply hook your external hard drives up to it, hook it up to your network, and then walk through a brief activation at my.pogoplug.com. Once activated you can log on to my.pogoplug.com and get familiar with the web interface. It takes about five...

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Apple and it’s dirty secrets in China

Posted by on Jan 26, 2012 in Blog, Technology | 0 comments

Apple just reported a 13 Billion dollar profit for the last quarter. The NY Times has a good story about working conditions for those that assemble the Ipad, Ipod, and the Iphone over in China. And then there is the other NY Times story talking about how the US lost out on Apple manufacturing. I realize the cost of electronics would be higher if they were made in the US, but why can’t the workers of China have better...

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