Mozy

So I found this awesome new service the other day. It is an automatic backup service called Mozy. Here’s how it works: Sign up for the free account at Mozy. (If you use my referral code JGA3Y5, which is embedded in the link, they’ll give you and me an extra 256MB for free.) Install their software. It is very lightweight and lives in your system tray. Choose what kinds of files you...

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Ooooo…. Big hard drive….

Yay! I finally ordered a new hard drive! It is a 320GB Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 SATA. I got it for $109 – $36 GC – $25 GC + $0 S/H = $48. Yeah, 500GB drives are available, but they cost like $200 to $300. The 320GB model has a much better price/GB ratio. I’m going to try to leave my current 70GB in there and then use the 320GB as the primary drive, and install Ubuntu Linux on...

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My new keyboard arrived!

Hurray! A new keyboard! And I almost entirely like it! It has a few quirks that I don’t entirely enjoy, but overall it is pretty good. Again, this is the Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard 4000. Things I like: The black and silver and very sharp looking. Even the “Do Not Remove – Safety Information” tag is designed to blend in. Lots of customizable buttons with generic labels....

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Yodlee OnCenter

So I’ve been using Yodlee for YEARS and recently they decided to rollout a new and “improved” version. It sucks. Really really really bad. Its horrible. They took one of the most useful pieces of technology available on the internet and took out everything wonderful about it and threw in a few (many) handfuls of bugs and called it stable. Its very frustrating. For those of you...

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Random stuff that I feel like writing about

So uh. Yeah. Random stuff. Lets see: Some lady wants to put my Ideal Mate list in a book. Neat. I said sure. Her page is at http://www.todolistblog.com if you are curious what it is all about. Got an email from Rachel today! Haven’t heard from her in FOREVER. Like seriously. Its been.. uhh.. probably around 1 1/2 years since I last talked to her. Was starting to get worried that something...

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