Newspaper Done Right – Dallas Morning News iPad App

Written on June 23, 2011 – 7:47 am | by jcannonsr |

The Dallas Morning News HD app for iPad sets the standard. Check it out in the app store.

Cool App – Pulse News for iPad

Written on June 23, 2011 – 7:41 am | by jcannonsr |

From Apple: One of only 50 apps in the App Store Hall of Fame, Pulse is a beautiful application that makes reading news fun and engaging.

Zite turns your iPad into a magazine

Written on June 21, 2011 – 5:12 pm | by jcannonsr |

Zite.com – like flipboard zite turns your iPad into a magazine. Load your google reader, twitter, or Facebook feeds and get personal reading material or just choose from categories.

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Portable Dropbox

Written on June 14, 2011 – 7:29 am | by jcannonsr |

http://dropportable.ho.am Take your dropbox with you, no need to install on the local machine. Can be installed on a usb stick (though slower) for portability.

Edit PDF Documents Online for FREE

Written on June 9, 2011 – 9:45 am | by jcannonsr |

http://www.pdfescape.com A new way to open and edit PDF files online, PDFescape frees users from the typical software requirements for using the de facto document file format. Completely online, PDFescape requires no more than a modern internet browser and an active internet connection.

Converting to ubuntu Linux

Written on June 8, 2011 – 8:05 pm | by jcannonsr |

Here are the steps to start using ubuntu linux as your main os: -Recommended ubuntu version 10.04 LTS or 8.04 LTS for older machines -You can also install ubuntu inside of Windows (small performance hit) using wubi. Just login to Windows, insert the ubuntu disk and run wubi. Set the folder size to 30gb if […]

Test Your Password Against Bruteforce Attacks

Written on June 7, 2011 – 1:16 pm | by jcannonsr |

http://www.grc.com/haystack.htm From the Site: Every password you use can be thought of as a needle hiding in a haystack. After all searches of common passwords and dictionaries have failed, an attacker must resort to a “brute force” search – ultimately trying every possible combination of letters, numbers and then symbols until the combination you chose, […]