Monday, October 24th, 2005
Forward slash is /, and backslash is \. Remember that the name tells me in which direction the top of the slash points. Continue reading
Check out 14 great books in this gallery presented by the British Library. What will you find here? Leonardo’s Notebook, Jane Austen’s Early Work, The Original Alice, and those are just the featured sections. I clicked into Leonardo’s Notebook first and waited for it to load.
Let me say it right up front: this site is one of the more technology-demanding sites I’ve brought to… Continue reading
Weekly Security Tip: Flash Drive Protection
Yes, you read correctly. This week’s Download and Security Tip go together, but they’ll make more sense in this order. Next week, the schedule will return to usual.
Yesterday, I showcased a couple of applications that run directly form a flash drive (Memory card, MP3 player, or thumb drive). Don’t have one of these little guys yet? We sometimes have really good deals on… Continue reading
My screen saver collection is taking up too much space in my computer. How can I delete them?
They do accumulate, don’t they? There are two separate methods to removing screen savers, depending on how they’re stored in your system.
If you have installed screen saver collections from a disk or the web, you’ll recover more space if you uninstall the screen saver programs rather than… Continue reading
Sick of the two-step process of deleting objects and then having to empty the Recycling bin? Highlight the item you want to get rid of and Shift + Delete. One step! Just be careful, because it’s really gone!
~ Chris Fisher… Continue reading
Have you ever wondered how Q-Tips got their name? Want to find out how Band-Aids come from Listerine? What would you do if you were President for a day? Well, you can do that at this site.
I have to admit that I fell in love with this site and spent a good two hours of my day just reading the articles. The slogan of this site is… Continue reading
Thumb drives, mp3 players, and digital players cameras are becoming exponentially more popular by the day. It seems like everyone has at least one of these items, if not two. Today I’m going to show you some tricks you can do with this Flash Memory technology that I think are going to amaze you, at least a little.
Flash Memory is usually small removable memory storage devices, also called solid… Continue reading
Podcasts, part 2
Yesterday, we talked a bit about what podcasts are and where to find them. Today we’ll learn a little more about my favorite way to let my computer entertain me while I work and drive! Almost everything in podcasting is done in several different ways by different podcasters and services, so please excuse all the generalities in this article!
Let’s talk about how podcasts (or webcasts, netcasts… Continue reading
“Helping People Meet Aging-Related Legal and Care Challenges.” This site can answer your and your love ones’ questions regarding Financial, Legal, Care, End-of-Life, Consumer, Medi-Cal, and General.
From planning your retirement to dealing with your property taxes, the financial section has all the information you need to make smart decisions.
The H.E.L.P. legal pages have information and advice on issues relating to power… Continue reading