Thursday, July 8, 2010

What I Do Meme


Thomas at GeneaBloggers has started a meme today called "What I Do". According to Thomas "you basically list what you use in terms of technology to either run your genealogy business or pursue your family history as a hobby." See what other geneabloggers are using here

Here's my list.

Hardware: Dell Inspiron 1525 Laptop, Intel Core 2 Duo CPU, Ram 3.00 GB, Windows Vista; HP Pavillion Desktop, Intel Core 2 CPU, RAM 2.00 GB, Windows XP; HP Mini (Netbook), RAM 1.00 GB, Windows 7 Starter

External storage: 2 flash drives - 4 GB & 8 GB; 500 GB WD MyBook

Online storage: Dropbox, SmugMug (for photos), Picasa (for blog stuff)

Backup: Mozy (online), 2 Seagate 500 GB external HDs, Dropbox

Firewall: McAfee

Virus protection: McAfee

Spyware: n/a

File cleaner: n/a

Printer: HP Photosmart Premium C309 (3-in-one) [new and I'm loving wireless printing]

Phone: Just a plain old cell phone

Mobile media: None - unless you count that I can text (barely) from my plain old cell phone.

Music player: iPod 30 GB

Car audio: Whatever came in the car, mostly use the input jack to play iPod.

eBook Reader: n/a

Browser: Google Chrome, Firefox (occasionally)

Blog: Blogger

RSS: Google Reader

FTP: FileZilla

Text editor: Notepad

Graphics: Adobe Photoshop Elements 7.0, Print Shop 20, PhotoStudio 5.5, IrfanView

Screen capture: MS OneNote

Social media: Facebook, Twitter

Social bookmarking: n/a

Social profile: n/a

URL Shortner: n/a

Office suite: Microsoft Office 2007

E-mail: Windows Mail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail

Calendar: Google Calendar

Accounting: n/a

PDF generator: doPDF 6, MS Word

Genealogy database: Legacy 7.4

Genealogy tools:  GENViewer, Genelines, Ancestry, Footnote, County Locator, Find A Grave

Other tech stuff: Garmin Nuvi GPS, Canon 8600F Scanner (haven't full tested the scan function in the new 3-in-one printer, might no longer need this), Canon CanoScan Lide 200 (travel scanner), Sony Digital Voice Recorder, Canon S5-IS & SD880 Digital Cameras

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