Online contact details Plaxo/Accucard – are they secure?

I’ve had a few people using some of these online contact / address books such as Plaxo and now more recently Accucard/Accuscan.  Now these services purport to keep all your contact details in a secure environment for everyone you wish to add.  They also cross reference your details between you and other people that have stored your contact details in their files too.  So the question is – with so many people using these now, how secure do you think they really are?  Also have you thought about the fact that once you have stored your details or those of … Continue reading Online contact details Plaxo/Accucard – are they secure?

Cool mobile device apps for Pocket PCs

I’ve done a lot of work with mobile computing and in particular the Pocket PC phones – I currently use an iMate and am waiting on the arrival of my HP iPaq 6365 which is coming from Singapore by way of a friend who is passing through, later this week (HP Australia are not releasing them until November/December). There are a number of applications that I’ve found indispensable in my use of the mobile device that I feel are must have applications. spb Pocket Plus – is a plugin that enhances the Today screen on the Pocket PC and allows … Continue reading Cool mobile device apps for Pocket PCs

SBS2000 to 2003 Upgrades – a few considerations…

Ok – my preference for installations of SBS2003 is to do a totally fresh installation.  However there are times when this is not possible due to budget contraints or time limitations.  I’ve had two such customer scenarios this week that needed to have the inplace done, one for budget reasons, and the other for time constraints.  So we’ve used the inplace upgrade method.  Before using the in place upgrade method I’d considered a few things. 1. Did I install SBS2000 on this system? I look at this as I want to ensure that it’s a system that I’ve controlled for … Continue reading SBS2000 to 2003 Upgrades – a few considerations…