WordPress vs. Joomla vs. Drupal

WordPress, Drupal, and Joomla have a lot in common in terms of technology, community, and philosophy. All three of them are open source software which means they are free to use. They all have some great features, are built on PHP and use MySQL as their database management system. Finally, all of them use themes/templates […]

Window’s Hard Drive Space Stealer!

Often seen and felt as a stupid problem in Windows (especially in Vista, as usual) is the habit of the strange entity called “system volume information” in C drive claiming a lot of disk space for apparently no practical purpose at all! You’d start off with a pretty neat 40 GB drive and slowly over […]

Browser Synchronization with Chrome & Firefox

With the advent of cloud computing, it has become common place for users to have access to their data with any device and from any location.  Google’s Chrome and Mozilla’s Firefox are clearly the most popular browsers with the best synchronization options, and you can maximize your internet browser’s experience by taking advantage of their […]

Easily Add a Video Background to WordPress

One of the most popular trends in web design today are videos that play in the background, because modern browsers can play background video using either the HTML5 <video> tag or the H.264 format. Further, they can run independently from one another and automatically. One can easily manipulate them and control them just like any […]

You Should Be Using Hyper-V

I want to highlight a tool that your IT staff should know about and possibly utilize to save your business money and create efficiency. The tool that I am talking about is a server role called Hyper-V. Hyper-V is a virtualization role that is built into Windows Server 2008, 2012, etc. What Hyper-V does is […]

List Exchange ActiveSync users and device information in Exchange 2007 and Exchange 2010

In How to get a list of Exchange ActiveSync users we list Exchange ActiveSync (EAS) users on Exchange 2007. You can use the Get-ActiveSyncDeviceStatistics cmdlet (Exchange 2010 SP1 version) to list EAS device statistics such as the device model number, device OS, device IMEI (International Mobile Equipment Identification, a 15 or 17-digit ID that uniquely identifies a specific phone or device on a […]

Choosing WordPress, Drupal or Joomla for your website

WordPress, Drupal and Joomla are all open-source content-management-system (CMS) platforms that have been built by developer communities from all around the world. From humble beginnings, they’ve grown to power some of the biggest and most prestigious sites on the planet — including web properties from Sony, Coca-Cola and Harvard. But how do you go about […]

Add existing users to the SBS 2008 Console

When an SBS installation is migrated to SBS 2008, oftentimes users won’t show up in the SBS console. If you add users the “manual” way with Active Directory Users and Computers, these users won’t show up in the SBS console. This can cause problems administering SBS. The resolution is a simple, but very obscure, procedure […]