Am I Here? Are You There?

Posted by bilofsky on December 07, 2009
I've installed a couple of ways to make it easier for you to keep up with my blogs. And if you are reading, I wouldn't mind some feedback.

AA Battery Tech Tip: (re)Charge!

Posted by bilofsky on November 12, 2009
If you use AA batteries, the smart move is toward rechargeables. Modern battery technology leaves little reason to use throwaway alkalines for most applications. I've known this for several years, and now the December issue of Consumer Reports has come to the same conclusion.

My recommendation is simple. Buy a La Crosse smart battery charger and a supply of Sanyo Eneloop rechargeable batteries. I'll give shopping suggestions later on.

Tech Tip: What's Clogging Your Hard Drive?

Posted by bilofsky on September 12, 2009
Is your hard drive filling up and running out of free space? And you have no idea what's hogging all the room?

Here's the solution: A nifty utility called WinDirStat. Its graphic display of your hard drive lets you quickly identify the largest files and directories. And it's free.