Screenshots: Five tools to beef up your tech emergency toolkit


What applications do you carry with you at all times? I've covered this topic once before, but it's important enough to revisit. Why? Because you can never have enough emergency apps to carry with you in the field.

As you might expect, everyone has different needs and every emergency calls for a different tool. That's why you need to have a variety of tools on hand to cover nearly every issue. In this take on the emergency apps, we'll examine some tools that, although you may not always use, they will prove irreplaceable when the time comes to fire them up.

Note: This gallery is also available as an article.


By Jack Wallen

Jack Wallen is an award-winning writer for TechRepublic, The New Stack, and Linux New Media. He's covered a variety of topics for over twenty years and is an avid promoter of open source. For more news about Jack Wallen, visit his website jackwallen....