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Amy grew up in England and in the early 1990's moved to North Carolina where she completed a bachelors degree in Psychology in 2001. Amy's personal interest in writing was sparked by her love of reading fiction and her creative writing hobby. Amy is currently self employed as a freelance writer and web designer. When she is not working Amy can be found curled up with a good book and her black Labrador, Jet.

iContact Review: Stay In Touch With Your Customers

iContact review

When it comes to choosing an email marketing service, where do you start? It’s tough for companies to separate themselves from the pack, but iContact seems to have done just that with their exceptional premier services. You pay extra for a personal advisor to make sure you’re on top of your email marketing game, so iContact’s major strength is probably best for larger volume senders and mid-size businesses. Here, we’ve compiled a review of their key services, ease of use, pros and cons and pricing to help you decide if iContact might be the right company for you... Read More »

What is the Best CAPTCHA to Prevent Spam?

No spam sign

CAPTCHA’s may seem like an inconvenience for a web surfer, but for a website owner they are an invaluable tool. This security mechanism serves to protect websites from SPAM content by posing a challenge response test only a human being could answer. Below we will not only take a look at the different types of CAPTCHA’s available, but we will also look at how they perform, ease of implementation and just how effective each one is... Read More »

Mozy vs Carbonite: What’s the Better Web Storage Provider?

Mozy vs Carbonine

Mozy and Carbonite offer many of the most desired features found with file storage providers. Determining which of these services is best for you greatly depends upon your file storage needs. Let's compare these two services so you can choose whether Mozy or Carbonite is the best choice for you. Some of the aspects that we look at include: pricing, features, home vs business use and overall performance... Read More »

Top 10 Benefits of using An Online Backup Service

Thumbdrive and discs

You know the feeling. You just finished the last several pages of your report, and you nailed all of the information and sentences perfectly. Just as you are about to save the file to your hard disc and print.... ZAP! The power re-sets, and all of your work is absolutely gone. Or worse, the flower pot next to your computer has been leaking unbeknownst to you, and suddenly your entire hard drive with all of your programs, music, photos, and files on it is fried beyond repair... Read More »

Mindflash Reviews: Train Your Mind

Mindflash review

In an age where everything centers on technology and ease, online training courses offer a convenient training solution. The benefits to online training versus in class training are numerous. Below we will not only take a look at these benefits but we will also examine how online training works through a review and analysis of MindFlash.com... Read More »

What are the Different Video (Movie) File Formats?

Video camera

This is a section of our article on file formats explained that describes different video file formats. Learn what powers your iPod and iPhone videos and and why you’re able to watch feature length films on such a little device. We cover mpeg, avi, Quick Time, FLV, mp4, and RM (Real Media). If you have a question about a video file ... Read More »

Should You Go with Windows 8 or Mountain Lion?

Macbook with text about Mountain Lion vs Windows 8

Questioning “Windows 8 or Mountain Lion” may seem nonsensical since these operating systems are designed for two entirely different machines. However, Windows users and Mac users are already vying for the top spot when it comes to determining which operating system is “the best.” We will take a look at the features of both Windows 8 and Mountain Lion as we endeavor to help you decide which operating system best suits your needs... Read More »