Category Technology

Small Business Backup Basics

Blast from the past: originally published May 3rd, 2002. Once you have a small business up and running with a handful of computers you have to look at a serious backup strategy. Programs can be reinstalled, updates downloaded again, but…

Tape Drive Technology Comparison

Blast from the past: originally published November 15th 2000. Backup should be a key component of any computer user’s routine. No matter what we do with our computer, there are files you don’t want to lose. The only way to…

Email & Web Addressing

Blast from the past: originally published November 23rd 2001. What do you do when your ISP goes out of business, or changes it’s name? Both events have occurred in the Hamilton, Ontario area recently where I live, and have affected a…

Counter-Strike

Blast from the past: originally published April 3rd 2001. There’s only one way to describe Counter Strike; a PC phenomenon.  For those few who haven’t heard of it, here’s a short history.  Half Life, a first person shooter with an…

Tropico

Blast from the past: originally published August 20th, 2001. Whenever a game comes along with a new spin, you just have to check it out. Just such a title appeared: Tropico from Gathering Of Developers. You are a dictator of…

Age Of Mythology

Blast from the past: originally published December 30th 2002. Christmas is almost upon us, so that means our loved ones have to buy us something. They’re looking for dropped hints, circled catalogue pages and the like. For gaming enthusiasts, this is a…

Zeus: Master Of Olympus

Blast from the past: originally published October 2000. A game run that has been near and dear to my heart is the City Building series from Impressions. From Caesar II on I have been an avid fan of building a city,…

Brother P-Touch Endurance Testing

I have the good fortune to take part in a Brother P-Touch blogging promotion.  I’ll be writing three posts over the next few months chronicling my experience with Brother and its labels.  To start if off they sent this product…

Rune

Blast from the past: originally published December 22nd 2000. Lately there hasn’t been much time for game playing, but during those scant free minutes I managed to finish Rune. In case you haven’t heard of it, Rune is a third person…