Category Archives: Computers

Windows 7

Been using at home for a week now so a quick summary: Looks pretty. Quite a few quality of life tweaks (like being able to turn off the Windows startup sound with one tick box). The Explorer process has been … Continue reading

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(I apologise in advance for the geeky technical nature of the following post) Whilst it probably wasn’t what I should have been doing, I finally started learning a bit of Visual Basic 2008 today. It’s not the learning of it … Continue reading

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Photosketch – real or not? Seems quite cool if it is.

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RealNetworks DVD copying software is illegal says judge. “….not illegal for consumers to copy their own DVDs – just illegal to produce a program that allowed them to do so.” Still, plenty of tools out there for doing just that. … Continue reading

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Both Intel – with the oddly named Moblin – and Google (with Chrome OS) look at launching operating systems for the PC. They are both based on linux of course. I did download and install Mobin on a virtual PC. … Continue reading

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Dear lord, I’d heard about the Microsoft IE8 vomiting advert but having just seen it… What possessed them to make that? May as well have just dropped the attempt at gross out comedy and gone with the simple “Internet Explorer … Continue reading

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It’s clever and yet still so simple – Corrupted-Files.com. “It will take your professor several hours if not days to notice your file is “unfortunately” corrupted. Use the time this website just bought you wisely and finish that paper!!!”

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Klingon Anti-Virus version of Sophos. “Our routine monitoring of sub-space transmissions alerted Sophos that the loss of the Klingon battlecruiser Klothos was not due to Romulan incursion into the Khitomer system, but a result of trying to remove VBS/PeachyPDF-A from … Continue reading

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Alternative To could be a useful site if you need a bit of software but are too skint to buy the professional packages. Could prove useful at work for me too, although thinking about it I might just end up … Continue reading

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Fake or not? Hardcore Tetris player.

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