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10 Killer Apps I can't live without
June 10, 2006 by Katy Whitton

I’m terrible when it comes to gizmos, gadgets, software, websites… if it comes along I’ll try it! But, pretty soon they all fall by the wayside and I wonder what on Earth possed me to use this at the time. Occasionally though, something comes along and it’s so fantastic or useful that I stick with […] … Read More »

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Label Folders Like a Mac… But on XP!
June 7, 2006 by Katy Whitton

I came across the rather brilliant little programme “iColorFolder” today [via Lifehacker]. I have started using my Mac at work a lot more and found that labelling files and folders was a brilliant way of remembering what I was working on or what needed uploading. Now you can do this (with folders at least) on […] … Read More »

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Remove All Hyperlinks in Excel and Word
June 4, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Ever copy and paste something from the Internet and then into Word only to get the hyperlinks embedded? You can removed them easily with the Macro below. Hit [ALT]+[F11] to open the Visual Basic Editor Go to “Insert” > “Module” and in the pop-up window copy: Sub RemoveHyperlinks()Dim oField As FieldFor Each oField In ActiveDocument.FieldsIf […] … Read More »

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What Is That File?
June 3, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Ever looked at your task manager and wonder what all those dodgy looking files and service that were running are? Now you can find out. Head on Over to What Is That File, start typing and it’ll start giving you suggestions in that Web2.0 way we all know and love. If the file isn’t there […] … Read More »

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What version of Linux is best for you?
June 1, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Take a quick and simple test to find out which Linux distribution will most fulfill your needs. Based on your computing expertise and what you’ll be using the operating system for, it’s a handy little quiz. Take the Linux quiz here … Read More »

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Turn your Hotmail Account into a Windows Live Account
June 1, 2006 by Katy Whitton

I found an interesting Link over at LifeHack which shows you how to turn your regular Hotmail account into a Windows Live Mail Account with no invite. Visit http://www.lifehack.org/articles/lifehack/register-windows-live-mail-beta-for-free-with-no-invite.html Then you can login to Hotmail normally to access your new account. My first impressions are that there isn’t a lot of difference except for the extra […] … Read More »

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Take on Warcraft! Build your own MMOG
May 12, 2005 by Katy Whitton

Right now, it takes at least three years and $20 million to make a Massively Multiplayer Online Game (MMOG), due to challenges in the areas of engineering, asset-creation, and marketing. That price tag means independent game developers simply can’t afford to enter this exciting and lucrative space. Multiverse allows you to create your own MMOG […] … Read More »

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Recover "permanently" deleted items in Outlook
May 12, 2005 by Katy Whitton

I had a bit of a blonde moment earlier on today and decided that in order to get into a GTD frame of mind I should clear out my inbox… and deleted items. Great, then I realised I’d deleted two important emails with attachments I needed but hadn’t saved – muppet! So, “Restore deleted items […] … Read More »

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You visit Ilegal websites
May 11, 2005 by Katy Whitton

Dear Sir/Madam, We have logged your IP-address on more than 30 illegal Websites. Important: Please answer our questions! The list of questions are attached. Yours faithfully, Steven Allison Federal Bureau of Investigation-FBI- 935 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW , Room 3220 Washington , DC 20535 Phone: (202) 324-30000 And a message from my ISP:Warning: This message has […] … Read More »

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Word Templates
May 11, 2005 by Katy Whitton

Can’t believe I didn’t notice this before… http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/templates/CT011323741033.aspx Moron … Read More »

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