Scott McClellan over at The Collide Blog has some good advice for investing in technology when money is scarce:

If you’re considering a new technology purchase, do a serious cost-benefit analysis. When you do, try to predict how long your new purchase will meet your needs, not just how well it will meet your needs in the present. Hopefully, you’ll be a better steward of your technology budget that way. Plus, you’ll have fewer gadgets taking up space in your junk closet for years to come.

Read the rest here.