Category: Apps


VaultPress – Keeping Your Website Safe.

Backing up your site is important, very important. However, this is something that nobody wants to think about, but once it happens – you know, doom. The kind that is waiting for you because you have the-worst-luck-ever-and-if-you-didn’t-have-bad-luck-you-wouldn’t-have-any-luck-at-all-kind of doom – your site, for whatever reason goes down. Not only that, but your files, images, drafts, settings…all gone. Forever. Unless of course you set up VaultPress.

I was recently given a golden ticket to try out the new premium service, VaultPress. The service is provided by the same people behind WordPress, Automattic. It seems the team over there has really out done themselves. As they say on their site: “Disaster happens. Things go wrong. Aliens attack. Enter VaultPress.”

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Google Chrome Making Headway

Over the last week I’ve been playing with Google’s web browser, Chrome. So far, I have been enjoying it. I had used it before, but I don’t think it was quite ready for me and I brushed it off as just another web browser. However, Google Chrome now has extensions (plugins for you FireFox users) and custom themes. Chrome is also really fast. I’m blown away at how fast it loads YouTube videos. Chrome is still in beta testing, but has already been creeping up in popularity; the new browser has beaten Apple’s Safari by 7% according to the W3 Schools Browser Statistics.  Sure, it’s only at 10%, but that doesn’t mean anything bad. As I said, it’s still in Beta.

Does Google Chrome really have what it takes to be your browser of choice? Here what I think.
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