Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

Google Drive: Syncing TrueCrypt Containers

Posted: May 15, 2012 at 8:57 pm by

Google Drive is a great way to store tons of different kinds of files in the cloud. It is good for business as files are stored online and are accessible from any computer anywhere. While this is great, it can lead to security violations. Sometimes there is sensitive information you do not want anyone to read. The best method is to encrypt these files so only someone with a valid password can access them. There is where TrueCrypt comes in. TrueCrypt allows you to create a container, i.e. a special folder, where you can store any type of file. TrueCrypt seals this folder and encrypts it so a password is required to access. Google Drive allows you to upload TrueCrypt files to their system, however without some tinkering, you will run into a problem.

NTSB Recommends Banning Cell Phones with Driving Nationwide

Posted: December 13, 2011 at 5:32 pm by

The National Transportation Safety Board has recommended banning the use of all cell phones while driving, save those used for emergency purposes. This was recommended during a board meeting on December 13th, 2011. This recommendation is for all drivers nationwide, and also calls for the video surveillance of commercial drivers to make sure they are not talking or texting while driving. While it cannot be argued texting or talking while driving is unsafe, the question remains if we need to make a law regulating our activities behind the wheel. The recommendation does not specify what the use of a cell phone is, or what this does or does not include.

HP Touchpad Sale: 12-11-11 at 6:00 PM EST: Great Christmas Gift

Posted: December 10, 2011 at 8:45 pm by

If you are looking for a low cost Tablet PC, look to purchase an HP Touchpad Sunday evening at 6:00 PM EST at HP’s eBay Store. Due to the demise of the Touchpad, HP has decided to discontinue production, and is looking to get rid of it’s stock of Touchpads.

uTorrent: Disk Overload 100% Error Fix

Posted: December 10, 2011 at 7:06 pm by

uTorrent is a wonderful program for downloading files quickly, however, sometimes when you are dealing with very large files, it will cripple your connection.

3D TV: Is the Timing Right?

Posted: March 12, 2010 at 1:39 am by

The era of home 3D is upon us. 3D is not something new; it has been around for many years in movie theaters. Now, however, with the advancement of technology we now have the ability to view 3D movies in our homes. Well, for those who have tons of disposable income. Samsung, Sony and Panasonic are about ready to unleash their newest TV’s in the marketplace. Within the next few weeks, you will be able to go to a Best Buy and purchase a 3D TV.