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A couple of useful links that I have discovered recently that you might like...

Google Public DNS - I updated my router and all is well...the internet is still "working" and it "feels" just that bit snappier...some comparitive testing with firebug/fiddler between my ISP DNS and Google is necessary to get a real idea of any performance improvement but using Google for DNS isn't all about improving resolution times.

Evernote - A colleague showed my this the other day and I finally twigged that this wasn't Mac only - for some reason I though it was....anyway installed and impressed. If you need a multi computer scrap book then this has got to be a great place to start. You can also add content with your iPhone or WinMo device.

CrashPlan - free for personal use (ad supported) backup service that supports mapped network drives (kinda! workaround documented here). I have a RAID1 NAS drive (bought after I lost all our photos from corrupted HDD -doh!) so I have some protection from a bad HDD unit now but what if I break/lose the entire NAS? Time to get some offsite backup installed. I haven't got the workaround up and running yet but this is the only service I have seen that has some sort of mapped drive support having been recommended Mozy (not free) and Jungle Disk (supported but not free, webdav).

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