Profile of Matthew McKenzie
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Articles by Matthew McKenzie
posted in October 2009
Would you buy a PC from a vendor that treats you like an idiot, wastes your time and makes your life miserable? Chances are, you already do.
When it comes to recovering data from a backup source, practice makes perfect. And failing to practice can leave your small business in a terrible mess at the worst possible time.
The mantra for today's portable device batteries is "better, stronger and longer." When they take to the sky, however, "snap, crackle, pop!" might be more appropriate.
By opening its Outlook data format, Microsoft might lose a few customers. But it will also give many others a good reason to stick around.
President Obama wants to encourage open and transparent government. What better way to accomplish this task than by using open and transparent software?
Every small business needs good desktop encryption software. The latest version of my favorite product, TrueCrypt, makes it a better choice than ever.
Could Linux really protect your business against an online banking disaster? Absolutely -- and the major arguments against this approach simply don't hold water.
Mozilla has a new tool that can help many Firefox users avoid potentially serious plug-in related security issues.
Even if your business runs Windows, it can still use Linux to avoid problems related to one of its most important -- and potentially most dangerous -- online activities: banking.
How bad will things have to get before the U.S. legal system finally slams the door on patent trolls? We might find out very soon.
There is more evidence this week that Windows Mobile faces a very unpleasant -- and perhaps very short -- future.
What makes the difference between a good hard disk and a dud? Google is better able to answer this question than most companies -- and it's willing to share at least some of what it knows.
Zmanda is beefing up its cloud-based backup service, making it an even better deal for small and medium-sized businesses.