Thursday, July 8, 2010

What I Use for What I Do ~

Thomas MacEntee over at GeneaBloggers has a meme called What I Do. Thomas says,

you basically list what you use in terms of technology to either run your genealogy business or pursue your family history as a hobby.

Here is what I use~

  • Hardware: I have two laptops: HP Compaq AMD Turion X2 Dual-Core Mobile Processor RM-70 with Windows Vista laptop and a Toshiba Satellite P205 Intel Inside, with Windows Vista and an older HP desktop Computer with a 21 inch flat screen.
  • External storage: Western Digital - My Book Essential 1 Terabyte -- love it! 2 thumbdrives that I carry around with me, has all of my photos, FTM, documents etc. SimpleTech external hard drive 120 GB.
  • Online storage: none
  • Firewall: McAfee (Included in our Cox Cable computer package)
  • Virus Protection: McAfee
  • Spyware: McAfee
  • File cleaner: none
  • Printer: Canon Pixma MP510 all in one printer, scanner, copier, absolutely love it, only thing better would be a larger bed for 12x12 scrapbook papers.
  • Phone: Verizon LG enVtouch (would love a "Droid" but happy with my enVtouch at the moment).
  • Email: Yahoo and Gmail
  • Mobile Device: Phone above
  • Music Media: iPod 30GB older  (love music)
  • eBook Reader: none as of yet
  • Screen Capture: Print Screen and paste into Paint program
  •  Office Suite: Google Docs, Microsoft Office 2000
  • Blog: Blogger
  • Car Audio: Stock stereo system with Bose speakers and Aux plug for iPod for podcasts and my music.

That's about as techy as I have gotten so far!     


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