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Internet is permanently closed

Possibly the most pointless picture I could post on line as #BlackFriday has resulted in #InternetClosure

Adobe Audition 3 (plus CS2) for free – too good to be true?

Adobe say “OH NO WE’RE NOT”, I say “OH YES YOU ARE”…to a limited extent.

Avoiding the cost of T-Mobile UK Voicemail – Part One

I’ve been a T-Mobile UK customer for donkeys years since when it was One2One. In fact until a few months…

Hello (twitter) World

Those of a certain technical bent will be familiar with the concept of of the ‘hello world’ exercise when learning…

Oops… you need a Google Profile to use google+

I got sent an invite to google+ the other day

Ever regret starting a job….updates, “slow”books, foreign language drama and radio out-takes

So at what many people would deem to be “tea time” I embarked on what I thought would be a…

Tuesday Tech Tip – When your Samba and linux passwords don’t match…

…you spend half an hour banging your head against the virtual wall. Many months ago on my blog I suggested…

Japan Earthquake 2011

A few interesting web links…

Shiny new nice things (a.k.a WordPress 3.1)

Rather spookily I’d been reading some things about nice new things in the upcoming WordPress version 3.1, such as in…

Ant and Dec take on the classics

Just one that amused me – PSquared’s music scheduling software, Autotrack, has an option to do a web lookup on…

The magic iPad effect

Up till now I,ve been not that impressed with the idea of getting an iPad. After all what is it…

Using current drive letter in batch script on a usb drive which changes drives letters

Following on from lasts week tip about Robocopy, if you are backing up to a USB drive there is a…

Robocopy your backup friend

My new favourite tool for doing backups is Robocopy. A little microsoft utility, previously in the Microsoft Resource Kits, but…

3 mobile block port 25 on mobile broadband

Another Tuesday technical tip. I use 3’s mobile internet service – which works well for me (although I’ve never ventured…

Attempt to Save WordPress Post bug

Well for this weeks Tuesday Technical Tip I’m opting to mention something that is actually referred to on countless web…

Lame on Linux

Tuesday Technical Tip I want to automate generation of MP3 files on a linux box- so I need to install…

Microsoft Security Essentials exclude network paths from real time scan

My first real “Tuesday Technical Tip”: I’m currently using Microsoft Security Essentials on some machines on one site, with quite…

Technical Tips Tuesdays

One aim of this blog is to share small little tips or solutions to issues that I’ve found. I’ve got…

Chrome by Google – Made for (almost) everyone

Google have been on a big advertising campaign on bill boards and in wrap round front cover adverts in the…

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