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More Trouble for Sony
May 11, 2005 by Katy Whitton

Sony BMG has admitted that instead of the 20 CDs containing the much criticised Sony XPC Root Kit Software there are in fact 50 titles in their catalogue that will muck up your PC. Sony are recalling all affected CDs and offering customers an exchange when the Root Kit-less versions are released.The Root Kit has already […] … Read Article »

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Sony Backs down over DRM Root Kit
May 11, 2005 by Katy Whitton

Sony has finally bowed to the pressure put on it by the media, lawyers and the general public and have decided to remove the DRM software from future CD releases. The Sony DRM rootkit has been classed as “Malware” by several leading anti-virus companies and it has already been used to spread malicious Trojans. However, Sony […] … Read Article »

Life Hacks

Weekly Shopping List 2005
May 11, 2005 by Katy Whitton

Do you struggle to think of what you need to buy at the supermarket each week? Or perhaps you need to write a list to stop you buying everything and anything! The free Grocery Shopping List download lists most of the common items you might need to help you work out your shopping list for the week. … Read Article »

Productivity

Estimating Project Duration
May 10, 2005 by Katy Whitton

The guys over at Open Loops have written a post on estimating how long it takes to complete a project (I knew algebra would come in handy one day!). Basically you use the following formula to work out the duration: Te=(To+4Tm+Tp)/6 Key: Te = Realistic time estimate To = Most optimistic time estimate (the Sunny […] … Read Article »

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Are you left or right brained?
May 10, 2005 by Katy Whitton

Brain Lateralization Test Results Right Brain (34%) The right hemisphere is the visual, figurative, artistic, and intuitive side of the brain.Left Brain (52%) The left hemisphere is the logical, articulate, assertive, and practical side of the brain Are You Right or Left Brained?personality tests by similarminds.com Note – Find out your basic MBTI Here … Read Article »

Productivity

Nifty!
May 10, 2005 by Katy Whitton

Don’t want to spend a fortune on a PDA or spend ages making a HipsterPDA? Try Pocket Mod. Bit fiddly to fold though. … Read Article »

Productivity

GTD with a Pocket PC
May 10, 2005 by Katy Whitton

I’ve now got my pocket PC hooked up to my work laptop and all the tasks have been syncronised. It took a while, especially as I couldn’t download ActiveSync from the Microsoft website (and I’m still waiting for a response from my support query) but I managed to finally download it from another site. If […] … Read Article »

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Think before you choose certain words
May 10, 2005 by Katy Whitton

Dumb Domains Experts Exchange…. http://www.expertsexchange.com Doh! More funnies at Orange Dot. It’s amazing the difference a carefully placed hyphen can make! Rudeness! Google makes you enter rude words shocker! … Read Article »

Blogging & Business

How much is your blog worth?
May 10, 2005 by Katy Whitton

The guys over at the Business Opportunities blog have written a little script based on the Technorati API that calculates the value of your blog. See how much your blog is worth here. I ran mine through for a laugh: My blog is worth $2,258.16.How much is your blog worth? Not too shabby since I’ve just […] … Read Article »

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Subscribe with Bloglines Bookmarklet
May 10, 2005 by Katy Whitton

Here’s a little something I knocked up whilst fiddling with javascript. If you use the Bloglines News Aggregator then you can install the following on your links bar to quickly subscribe to feeds Subscribe with Bloglines To save the bookmarklet, right click > Add To Favourites and save it in your “links” folder. When the […] … Read Article »