Author: Jim Collison

Worried About Losing Your Hard Drive to Fire? Worry No Longer!

What is your worst nightmare?  Public speaking?  Getting married?  Nude in public?  Mine is losing all my data that is stored on my Windows Home Server to a fire.  I can see it now…the house catches fire and like a good father I race to get my wife and children to safety!  Just as I go running back into the flames to grab my computer equipment (oh, and you know I would!) the roof collapses into my basement and the house is a total loss!  Everything digital is gone.  What a sad day that would be! It doesn’t have to

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iPod Touch 3.0 Software Is Now Available

If you have been following my cell phone saga, you know that one of the requirements I have for the new cell phone is iPod touch like functionality.  I currently own a Touch and love it!  I use it mostly for listening to podcasts and music, but do find time to use the many applications from time to time.  But, carrying around two devices (especially since the Touch is Wifi only) is a real drag and I want to combine them into one.  I will continue to look.  My Verizon contract expires on September 11th.  I will make a decision

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The Cell Phone Quest – Part 2

I do have to admit, I am biased going into this discovery process.  Since it is my desire to move back to Sprint from Verizon, I am leaning towards Sprint phones.  Emotionally, the phone I am leaning toward the most at the moment, is the Palm Pre.  Seems fitting then that this phone would be first to be reviewed and it’s the Pre’s race to loose.  Just being honest. The Pre is the newest phone from Palm.  If you have followed the phone market at all (and why in the heck would you?) you’d know that Palm has fallen off

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The Cell Phone Quest – Part 1

My 2 year cell phone contract with Verizon is coming to a close this July (which happens to be my 2 year anniversary at Gallup as well!) and it is time to start looking for a new phone.  I currently use a Motorola Q smart phone, running Windows Mobile 5 and the biggest battery I could fine.  It has been a fine phone for text and corporate email, but the mobile browsing experience leaves something to be desired.   The camera is also very bad and takes poor quality shots.  With all the new phones that are out and are coming

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The Home Server Show 45 – Add Ins I would like to see

Show 45 is all about the Add-In competition sponsored by WeGotServed.com.  Since the competition was closed for submission, Dave shared with us his submissions and some Add-In’s that he wanted to see.  I joined the discussion  for news and color analysis as well as John (aka Diehard) and Chris Lux.  It was a fun show to record with these guys and I hope you enjoy it.  We are continuing to  work on the new show format with these guys so hopefully the segments will be cleaned up soon.  Make sure you listen to the whole show this week.  Dave added

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