3D movies are typically a bit more expensive than your normal run-of-the-mill movie. Part of the reason why it’s expensive, is because of the high cost of production. Special 3D cameras are needed. There is a special editing process, as well as the cost of giving away those 3D glasses at the movie theaters. They all contribute to the high cost of production. But, don’t throw those glasses away. Take them home instead. Why save them? Well for one, you can use them with Google Maps. Yes, Google Maps has a 3D feature. Just go to the Google Maps ‘Street Level’ and switch to 3D. Don’t get rid of the 3D glasses just yet, even if it will make you dorky. Keep them around. So, the next time you are checking someone else’s address, just put on the 3D glasses and enjoy the view.
DBAN stands for Derek’s Boot and Nuke. DBAN is an erasure software that deletes content of hard drives it can detect. The software prevents identity theft before recycling or selling your hard drive. To get started, download DBAN and create a bootable CD or DVD disk. Boot the DBAN CD or DVD and follow the menu. DBAN will provide an audit-ready erasure report at the end.
LogMeIn and TeamViewer allow for remote desktop control of computers. Although both applications offer similar functions, choosing one over the other, for most part, is a matter of preference. I happen to like TeamViewer, but don’t have any qualms using LogMein. Both require signup on their website for easier control of remote computers. LogMeIn requires the desktop’s username and password for remote access, while TeamViewer doesn’t. It has it’s own temporary or permanent passwords for remote authentication. Both applications use strong encryption. LogMeIn uses 256 bit SSL encryption, while TeamViewer uses 1024-bit RSA and 256-bit AES sessions.
The big difference between the two approaches is how LogMeIn uses the browser for remote access, while TeamViewer uses it’s own application. LogMeIn tends to be a bit snappier based on my initial tests. TeamViewer automatically disables the remote desktop background to speed up remote access. TeamViewer also gives you the option to optimize your connection, choosing between quality and speed. Although, I prefer to use TeamViewer, I highly recommend that you test both applications. Give it a run. Eventually you will come to a conclusion. Choose one that suits your needs and preference.