Remote Computing

Gizmos, Gadgets and Widgets

By at 8 October, 2012, 2:31 pm

Gizmos, Gadgets 7 Widgets is one of my favorite presentations, especially when I get a chance to present it with a great friend and speaker like Bryan Sims, at the 2012 Illinois Solo & Small Firm Conference in September 2012. In this fast-paced conference favorite, Bryan and I share a look at the lighter side of technology, tips and gadgets for your law office and your life. I’ts a fast and furious presentation in person, but even the slides are fun and useful.

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Windows and MS Office on your iPad or Android device?

By at 4 February, 2012, 10:11 am

Working on a hosted desktop offers a number of benefits, including the ability to connect to it from a variety of devices across different platforms. Work on your virtual desktop from your Windows PC at home, check in from the coffee shop and make a change to a letter on your iPad and finally, access and open a pdf from your Android device. If your device crashes, no worries, the virtual desktop is unaffected because it is not running on your device but on a hosted machine in a server farm.

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Tablet Love – The Friday Five at Attorney at Work

By at 7 October, 2011, 10:55 am

Attorney at Work has posted their Friday Five article for Friday October 7, 2011 and it’s all about tablets and Tablet Love. While much of the information is for those that love the iPad, I’ve contributed for those of us that prefer an alternative. In my case, it’s my Acer Iconia Tab A500 tablet running Android Honeycomb 3.2.

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Pogoplug Pro Dirt Cheap through 8/26/2011

By at 25 August, 2011, 5:45 pm

Here in Wisconsin, there’s been discussion about about NAS (Network Attached Storage) devices. NAS devices are a great way to expand storage, make files accessible across the network, backup and some even provide access to their files over the internet. If you would like to access your files from your network or the web and if you already have one or several external hard drives (up to 4), one option is to use a Pogoplug device.

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Are there Alternatives to Dropbox?

By at 8 July, 2011, 4:39 pm

Dropbox has quickly become a widely used product and service with a good reputation at least up until recently. In the last few months, Dropox has made a number of misstatements and gaffes regarding who has access to your data and to what extent that Dropbox could make of it. From a lawyers perspective, Dropbox should not be used for confidential or other sensitive data unless it’s been encrypted prior to uploading to your Dropbox account.

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