Yearly Archives: 2011

Top Four industries about to be transformed by the Internet

It’s been 15 years since the Internet became a mainstream phenomenon and began revolutionizing modern life in so many different ways — from how we find information to how we communicate with other people to how we consume news to to … Continue reading

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Five replacements for Windows Explorer

When using it for simple file management, and it starts up the old Not Responding behavior, it can be a nightmare of frustration. This is a pain because Explorer is so interconnected with so many other tools. That’s why I … Continue reading

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Five alternatives to Microsoft Outlook

If you’re exploring Outlook alternatives, give the below clients a try. Although not every client will connect with Exchange, they make up for it in flexibility, reliability, and security. Outlook is, hands-down, the most popular email client among the business … Continue reading

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Plan now for serious hard drive shortages

If you haven’t noticed yet, there will be a serious issue in the availability of hard drives. This is because of the major flooding that has occurred in Thailand. While this natural disaster is incredibly unfortunate for the people of … Continue reading

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10 Windows 7 commands every administrator should know

Before I begin… This article is intended solely as an introduction to some useful troubleshooting commands. Many of them offer numerous optional switches, which I won’t cover here due to space limitations. You can find out more about each command … Continue reading

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Free and open source text editors

These days, most developers work inside an integrated development environment (IDE). But, there are still times when you need a text editor. Here is a list of five free (or open source) text editors that he feels are worth checking … Continue reading

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Improve your Web site right now

We often look at our Web sites and know that they need to be overhauled, but we just do not have the time to do it. A major Web site redesign project can takes weeks or months (depending on the … Continue reading

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Things you should know about HTML5

A year or two ago, HTML5 seemed like a vague idea that only a few Internet wonks cared about. Now, it feels like HTML5 is everywhere. Thanks to rapid releases from Mozilla and Chrome, and the deployment of IE9 from … Continue reading

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10 PC performance myths

Computer lovers are always looking to get more speed out of their computers. Unfortunately, a number of incorrect or outdated performance tips have been around long enough to become myths. Here are 10 of these myths — and the truth … Continue reading

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How Windows knows the computer is connected to the Internet?

Ever wonder how Windows knows whether the computer is connected locally or not, and if it has an Internet connection? It’s because of Network Awareness, specifically NCSI.  That’s right NCSI and it doesn’t mean Naval Criminal Investigative Service because that … Continue reading

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