ReadItLater: Firefox Extension of the Week →
Ever find that little tool and think, “where have you been all my life?” We’re constantly talking about ways of dealing with information overload, so it’s a happy day when a tool can…
A User's Look at Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid Ibex... →
Author Keir Thomas has dropped by with an end-user’s perspective on the all-new Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex). This is something Keir knows all about, having written two best-selling books about…
Intel Software Network Blogs » World of Netbooks:... →
Ubuntu eee maintainer interviewed.
Azure Services Platform →
Microsofts answer to ‘Cloud Computing’.
Feature: Building the perfect $1500 quad-core... →
As much as I enjoy working on computers, my main work computer is something I avoid working on unless absolutely necessary. With many of the computers I use I tinker to no end, constantly updating…
System Control Center is a Dashboard for Windows... →
Windows only: When it comes to getting deep into a Windows system and tweaking the stuff you can’t get to from the Control Panel, the free tools provided by Nirsoft and Sysinternals are hard to…
Gmail Labs Adds Text Messaging to Gchat [Gmail] →
Gmail’s latest Labs experiment adds an option to send SMS text messages to contacts from the Google Chat sidebar, at no cost and with replies arriving as new chat lines. Like other Labs, you’ll…
Check Your Passwords Against Brute Force Attacks... →
Ever wonder how long it would take a dedicated soul to bust into your email, home network, or other password-protected places? Enter your character counts into Hackosis’ Brute Force Calculator,…
Testing the Ubiquity plugin for FireFox.
Anyone off to Stuff Live today? Friendfeed users can join this room http://friendfeed.com/rooms/stuff-live I’ll be there tomorrow!
Stuff Live →
Heading up to the ExCel in London for this weekends Stuff Live show. First thing to do was get a layout of the land. There is an interactive website here for food and drink info,…
Gmail Modes →
Alternative Gmail modes to get you out of a fix. Personally I like to keep the ‘mobile’ one open in a small window all the time with auto refresh on (in FF).
Images: Browser-based Microsoft Office 14 →
Yesterday Microsoft confirmed that it will offer new versions of Word, Excel and PowerPoint that can run from within a standard Web browser
Acer Aspire One hack: Adding a 3G modem →
So you’ve got an Acer Aspire One netbook with WiFi, Ethernet, and just about anything you could need to connect to the internet - as long as you’re near a LAN or WiFi hotspot. But…
How To Upgrade Ubuntu Using BitTorrent [Ubuntu] →
Every time a new Ubuntu release hits servers, so do thousands of Ubuntu users aching to get their hands on the latest and greatest release. The influx of traffic generally causes server crashes,…
Google Reader Adds Per-Subscription Stats [Google... →
Click on the “Show Details” link at the top of any feed inside Google Reader, and you’ll get a bar chart of how often new posts arrive, and how many you read—this is in addition to the overall…
Google Reader shows you which feeds to cull →
Google has introduced a fresh way to analyse when blogs you subscribe to are posting and when (and if) you’re actually reading them
Just sent out my MSc questionnaires, fingers crossed for a good responce!
Intrepid Ibex - new version of Linux due out... →
The Linux development team follow a much shorter release cycle than Microsoft or Apple do for their operating systems. Whereas the big players pump out a new OS every few years, there’s a new…
ASUS said to be launching Android handset in first... →
Filed under: Cellphones We’d already heard that ASUS had been invited to join the Open Handset Alliance, and DigiTimes is now reporting that the company is, in fact, planning to launch…
Packing up the Assignment re writes for tonight. Not getting much done just stareing at the screen!
Code Weavers are giving away a license to their CrossOver products today only - http://ping.fm/x0Dzf
Support tickets back up to 50. Busy Monday morning!
Interactive Music →
O2 have changed their MMS to email settings. Now the recipiant gets a stupid link instead of the message! Annoying!
Trip to London →
So, I had to head up to London this week for a client install so naturally I looked at my army of gadgets to see which would help make the journey more bearable. Having to carry quite a lot for...
Need coffee to fuel my attempt at this rewrite.
Re writing my “Methodological Discussion”. It was pretty boaring the first time. All this work for 3 letters!
SoftPerfect Scans Networks from a USB Drive... →
Windows only: A good network scanner digs deep into any network it’s pointed at and opens it up for you to get into. SoftPerfect Network Scanner does those things, can do them from a thumb drive,…
Stuff Live tickets have arrived. Looking forward to the show!
Successful day in town. Heading home, no seating!
Beautifully Minimalist Conky Setup [Desktops] →
Topping off our fascination with Linux desktop monitor Conky this week, here’s a remarkable setup on Ubuntu that delivers Gmail counts, Yahoo weather with graphics and system stats, all with an…
How to install ExpressGate instant-on software on... →
Asus may have promised earlier this year that it would add its ExpressGate quick boot software to every machine with an Asus motherboard, but so far most of the company’s…
Best URL Shrinkers [Hive Five Call For Contenders] →
With the popularity of micro-blogging tools like Twitter taking over the web, every character counts. There was a time when one service was the go-to option for shrinking URLs, but today you’ve…
Heading up to London today for meetings, should be interesting.
Palm OS ALP 3.0 revealed →
Today Access, the company that purchased PalmSource, officially unveiled its Linux based successor to the Garnet OS (formerly known as Palm OS). The Access Linux Platform 3.0, as it is…
Just finished the last of the lovely chocolate brownies my sister in law made me for my birthday. :-(
Sage software is the bain of my life! Troubleshooting problems with ACT! and Sage P11D. Could take a while…
Step By Step: Customize Conky for Ambient Linux... →
On privacy, online advertisement and turning... →
Shared by BW.Wooster An interesting article on Online privacy. It certainly made me think, am I sharing too much online? I haven’t yet been turned down for a job due to Facebook Photo mishaps but…
UIQ is dead, so says Sony Ericsson →
Shared by BW.Wooster Looks like my P1i was a good investment then! All the more reason to be looking at that new Nokia E71. According to a post from All About Symbian who was blogging…
First sighting of petrol prices below Â£1. Only a week late.
Testing out https://express.gotoassist.com/. Looks good so far, assuming the other person has Java that is!
Featured Download: GTD Free Puts Getting Things... →
Featured Greasemonkey User Script: Mark Until... →
Ultimate Review List of Best Free Online Storage... →
Similar to http://lifehacker.com/5066744/online-storage-comparison-updated
OK, so, looking for a new job. Anyone need a techie with a Masters in Psychology http://www.linkedin.com/in/jamesstevens
I hate having to reinstall all my FF addons each time I install it, not to mention trying to keep the same addons on 3 different PC’s.
Directory of Learning Professionals on Twitter →
IMOVIO Launches iKIT – New Mobile Messaging Device... →
A new messaging device. Looks like something out of the 80’s. I remember a similar device a while back that linked up to your mobile via BT and provided much the same functionality. Not sure that it…