Category: Reviews

Use AVG AntiVirus App to Locate, Lock, Unlock, or Wipe Your Android Device Remotely 49

Use AVG AntiVirus App to Locate, Lock, Unlock, or Wipe Your Android Device Remotely

AVG AntiVirus is a free and popular antivirus application that people have been using on their desktop computers for years to protect their desktop operating system, such as Windows XP or Windows 7. Download...

Google vs. Bing 0

Google vs. Bing

Today I decided to compare Google Maps to Bing Maps to see if there is a major difference. I wasn’t looking to compare the street views, I wanted to compare the bird-eye views. Unfortunately,...

Protect Your PC with a USB Flash Drive Using the Free PREDATOR software 0

Protect Your PC with a USB Flash Drive Using the Free PREDATOR software

I recently discovered a nice little utility that locks your PC (especially useful for laptops). It’s called PREDATOR and it’s FREE. This utility can lock your PC, while you are running your Window session....

Product Review: DocAve by AvePoint 0

Product Review: DocAve by AvePoint

I wrote the blog The Challenging Task of Managing SharePoint Permissions about one of the weaknesses in SharePoint that has to do with managing secure access and permissions. I decided to look for some third-party...

Product Review: DeliverPoint by Barracuda 1

Product Review: DeliverPoint by Barracuda

I wrote the blog The Challenging Task of Managing SharePoint Permissions about one of the weaknesses in SharePoint that has to do with managing secure access and permissions. I decided to look for some third-party...

SharePoint Access Checker Web Part 2

SharePoint Access Checker Web Part

The Access Checker Web Part is a Windows SharePoint Services Web part from Codeplex, for use within Windows SharePoint Services v3 and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. The Web Part displays a tree view...

Goodbye Google, Hello Live Search! 2

Goodbye Google, Hello Live Search!

In July I wrote an article Microsoft Surges with TechNet/MSDN Search. In that article I documented my observations, talked about some cool features and listed the areas that needed improvement. Microsoft has been making...

Colligo Contributor 3.2 for SharePoint – Product Review 1

Colligo Contributor 3.2 for SharePoint – Product Review

I recently had the opportunity to review Colligo Contributor Pro 3.2 for SharePoint, which received the “2008 Editor’s Best Awards” in the SharePoint category by Windows IT Pro magazine. Here’s how the vendor describes...

Clean up your computer with CCleaner 0

Clean up your computer with CCleaner

CCleaner is a nice little tool that will speed up your system by getting rid of the junk files, such as temporary files, memory dump files, cookies, etc. This is an impressive tool with lots...

Is Microsoft’s “Password Checker” a reliable tool to test the strength of your password? 0

Is Microsoft’s “Password Checker” a reliable tool to test the strength of your password?

Microsoft offers a tool called Password Checker. The purpose of the tool is to test the strength of your password as you type. Is Password Checker a reliable tool to test the strength of...

Make free long distance calls anywhere in USA and Canada with magicJack 6

Make free long distance calls anywhere in USA and Canada with magicJack

I recently ordered this new gadget called magicJack that can be used to make free long distance calls anywhere in USA and Canada without a phone service or even a telephone set. You do,...

BackInfo.exe 0

BackInfo.exe

You may have seen the computer information displayed on the trainer’s computer during a class or on virtual machine demos at TechNet events. The small utility that allows you to display the information such...

Product Review: Fireman CD/DVD Burner 3.0 1

Product Review: Fireman CD/DVD Burner 3.0

I recently evaluated a product called Fireman 3.0 by Honest Technology. It’s primarily a CD/DVD burner software but it’s like a Swiss army knife that includes several utilities in one package. With Fireman 3.0...

Exchange 2007: One small step for Microsoft, one giant leap backwards for Exchange administrators 1

Exchange 2007: One small step for Microsoft, one giant leap backwards for Exchange administrators

Microsoft Exchange 2007 has several nice features and enhancements over its predecessors. However, if Microsoft TechNet forums and Exchange newsgroups are any indication, Exchange 2007 is a living nightmare for Exchange Administrators. Most features...

Backup4All – an excellent backup product 0

Backup4All – an excellent backup product

Over the years, I have used several backup applications, including Windows NTBackup utility. Recently, I discovered a program called Backup4All by Softland. This award-winning software runs on Windows 95/98/NT/2000/Me/XP/2003 and you can backup data...

Exchange Anti-Spam Product Review 0

Exchange Anti-Spam Product Review

One of the advantages of being an MCT is that a lot of vendors are anxious to give you their products for free for demonstration purposes and personal use. The idea is that if...