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Archives for September 2013
I'm researching case management software for my firm. We primarily sue debt collectors and do debt defense. One of the "must haves" is an automatic calendaring system, similar to the chain templates you can create in Time Matters. Basically we want …
The Dropbox Q&A, Tips & Tricks Thread
Like it or not, the most-popular cloud-based file syncing service (considered a file server or cloud backup by some), is Dropbox, and that includes lawyers. I like it, I don't see any good reasons why most* lawyers should not use it, and I recommend…
I just did an online CLE on the ethics of cloud computing tools for lawyers, and the instructor mentioned that many e-mail services, particularly Gmail, are not secure enough for lawyers to use safely. So, as I do my research for starting my own pr…
iOS 7 Thoughts
I got my hands on the GM release of iOS 7 last week. At first glance I thought this was just a fresh coat of paint. But the more I've gotten to play with it, the more I realize that there are a lot of small changes to enjoy. My two favorite new feat…
Amicus Cloud - are you experiencing the same problems?
Are you fellow users of Amicus Cloud (we call it "AC") experiencing similar issues?
Due to the slowness of Amicus Cloud, it has taken me ****2 hours** to do 20 time entries**. Considering that these time entries are mostly .1s for emails, doing t…
So, are you getting a new iPhone 5c or 5s?
I'm pretty excited by the fingerprint reader, but I really think they should have built an authentication API that other apps could use. I'm tired of having secure passwords that are a giant pain to use on my phone because they are so long.
Close your online accounts with Just Delete Me
I've posted this on Twitter and Estate Dispatch before, but check out Just Delete Me, a directory of links to account deletion pages. It's pretty helpful, also because it tells you what you have to do to actually delete your account. With some, for …
Let's Get REAL: Online Privacy and Security Problems
Let's do some reality-checking, here. There's a lot of FUD (fear, uncertainty, and doubt) floating around out there about online security. I'd like to make this a thread where people can come to ask questions and get real answers. Let's acknowledge …
What's the optimal computer monitor size for lawyers?
What size computer monitor should lawyers be using, as a general rule?
What resolution should a monitor of that size have?
Does it matter if you use multiple monitors?
What are you using, and would you recommend it?