Friday, February 17, 2006

Best Browser For You

PC has an article compiling their reviews on the current versions of the major browsers. Most (if not all) of these articles were written when the latest release became public, so, for example, the article for Internet Explorer 6.0 was written in 2002. The reviews include:

Monday, February 13, 2006

Hard Drive Recovery

PC Magazine has a great article on a data recovery firm -- Ontrack Data Recovery -- and how they recovered data from a hard drive that was willfully cooked in a campfire. They recovered 100% of the data. Other (non-cooked) damaged drives, however, that were sent to the firm in a regular manila envelope (no padding) left them little chance. No data was recovered on one and only 26% on the other. If mailed properly, I'm guessing those percentages would have been higher.