Michael W. Muchmore

Michael W. Muchmore is Senior Producer for ExtremeTech. He also covers software and web services for the site.

Six Free Multiservice IM Clients

Tired of all the ads on AIM? Want access to more services than just Yahoo? There are lots of IM client choices besides the big three—AIM, Yahoo Messenger and...

5 Free Online Video Editing Sites Reviewed

Some people would be surprised that you can edit photos online without locally installed software, but surely video editing is too resource-intensive to be done over the web, right?...

Get Back Your Lost Files: File Recovery Software

Of course, prevention (in this case read "backup") is the best medicine when it comes to lost files, whether as a result of disk malfunctions or your mistakenly deleting...

Which Browser Is Best: Firefox 2, IE 7 or Opera 9?

For a long time, there was nothing to talk about in Web browsers. You used Internet Explorer, and that was it. Oh, to be sure, some Mozilla/Netscape holdouts clung to...

Flock Evolves the Browser to Web 2.0

The Internet is supposed to be interactive, right? Its not just about being a passive watcher of Web sites, but about sharing your input, as well. The Flock browser...

Latest Posts

DevOps or ‘DevOops’: Three Tips for Successful DevOps

Throughout my career as an IT consultant, working with various platforms and technologies, I’ve encountered a myriad of terms pitched to me to explain...

Box’s Mark Wayland on the Importance of the Content Cloud

Remote work existed long before the COVID-19 pandemic. However, now it is part of every organization, in many cases, permanently. This fundamental change in the...

Lenovo Taps Strategic Partners for New Everything-as-a-Service and Edge Solutions

Lenovo has long been one of the tech industry’s canniest vendors in terms of building and extending strategic partnerships. So it is no surprise...

Semperis’s Mickey Bresman: How to Secure Your Active Directory

Mickey Bresman, Co-founder and CEO of Semperis, provides three tips for securing your Active Directory against cyberthreats. Among the topics we discussed: What does “identity-driven...

Understanding IT Resilience: The Human Component

According to Daniël Pairon at KPMG, “resilience is the ability to deliver critical operations in the face of disruption. It allows organizations to absorb...