Computer & Software Tips

September 4, 2019

If you work in any role that entails a laptop, chances are you’re going to need to use excel at some point in your working career or another. Excel is a piece of software developed by Microsoft. It’s essentially a set of spreadsheets you can use for various purposes in your working life. It features calculation tools, pivot tables, and a macro programming language - all these things can come in useful for your work in some way! … Read More »

Computer & Software Tips

April 24, 2019

Microsoft Access is undoubtedly one of the most popular systems utilised by businesses all over the country. The database management program allows you to store and track pretty much any type of information. In this article we look at some of the basic uses of the software. … Read More »


June 21, 2018 by Paul Campbell

How many boring PowerPoint presentation have you been forced to sit through? I bet you need more than two hands to count them! A great presentation will draw your audience and make them really engaged in what your are saying (and maybe selling) but a poor presentation will immediately put them off and they will ignore your message. In this article Paul Campbell gives you some simple tips on how not to suck at presentations. … Read More »


July 6, 2007 by Katy Whitton

Perl isn’t a language I’vehad much to do with as it’s a bit complicated – plus I’ve never really had to use it for anything other than mail scripts. The following video shows why software projects take so long. Why this guy thought he could use voice recognition software to write code I don’t know. […] … Read More »

Productivity News

June 11, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Hmmm, not sure I can wait that long! Found via the Register. I mean, I know there are a few “issues” but really? Looks like I’ll be installing Ubuntu afterall. About The AuthorKaty is always trying to be more productive one day at a time! Whether it's analogue, digital, motivational or psychological who'll try any […] … Read More »

Productivity News

June 4, 2006 by Katy Whitton

I’ve been featured on the Microsoft forums Yeay Me! About The AuthorKaty is always trying to be more productive one day at a time! Whether it's analogue, digital, motivational or psychological who'll try any system that will help her get things done and get organised. As well as running, she also loves making music […] … Read More »

Computer & Software Tips

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 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 »

Computer & Software Tips

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 »

Productivity News

May 11, 2005 by Katy Whitton

The BBC has posted an article about 3 new critical flaws in Windows (quelle surprise): Microsoft warned Windows users of three critical flaws in its software and urged them to install patches. The security holes affect the way Windows handles certain graphic files. If left unplugged, they could allow hackers and virus writers to take […] … Read More »

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