Server 2008 Windows Update Failure

I ran into an issue today where Windows would not update.  It wouldn’t download, wouldn’t install, and wouldn’t even make any outbound connections.  I also could not open the Roles or Features dialogue in server manager.  After a bit of time researching the error messages related to the Roles dialogue …

Internet Music with a Radio Feel

Its not often that a new web service catches me totally off guard, but today I stumbled across turntable.fm.  All I can say is I love listening to music and get very tired of my iTunes collection.  While Pandora is an awesome service and provides me with hours of listening, …

Android Car Home

I do a lot of “fooling around” with my Sprint EVO smartphone.  I have rooted it, installed custom ROM’s (operating system software), …

Windows 7 Offline Files

So today wasn’t my best day for decision making. I had a user whose PC was set up with offline files through …

Purchasing a New PC [Tips]

One of the main things people ask me after getting to know me and what I do for a living is: “Tim, …

Right Now

“Nothing is more important to me than what I am doing right now.” As I have struggled over the last 2 months …

Dropbox [App Review]

Dropbox has been around for quite a while. I tried it out initially back in 2008 and had no use for it. …