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How to enable Telnet on Windows 7 & Vista December 15, 2010
Today I tried to Telnet into a Cisco switch at work today not remembering that Windows 7 doesn’t have Telnet enabled by default, neither does Vista for that matter. I guess in an attempt to make Windows a little more secure as Telnet by it’s self is not a very secure form of communicating. Regardless…
How To Safely Turn On A Power Supply Without A Motherboard December 7, 2010
Here is a good trick for you tech-heads out there. Quite often you need to test a power supply to see if it is working correctly and sometimes you may not have a computer to connect it to. Fortunately there is a very easy trick to turning a power supply on with just a small…
Get Paid For Your Photos: A List Of Stock Photo Sites October 15, 2010
Stock Photo Sites That Pay For Your Photos Because of the Internet, it’s now easier than ever for photographers to make money from their photographs and you don’t even have to be an experienced professional. Some stock photo sites will accept your photos even if you’re an amateur or hobby photographer.
How To Recover Deleted Files Quickly October 12, 2010
Article first published as ‘Recuva: Recovers Deleted Files Quickly, and It’s Free‘. If you have ever accidentally deleted a really important file from your computer you will know that it can be extremely frustrating, especially if you don’t have any kind of recovery software already in place to undelete it. Even if you do, a…
How To Download Streaming Videos From Websites October 11, 2010
Have you ever come across a video on the internet that you wanted to keep? Perhaps you want to download it on to your mobile phone so you can show your friends later without having to stream it from the internet again. YouTube and most video streaming websites like that do not allow you to…
How To Access Hidden Themes In Windows 7 October 8, 2010
Windows 7 offers a great set of themes you can use to customise the look and feel of your computer’s desktop. I’ll bet you didn’t know that there are actually quite a few hidden themes based on locations around the world. By default Windows only displays one of these localised themes based on the country…
CSS: Add Images To Form Fields The Right Way September 29, 2010
Here is a tidy little CSS trick that you may have seen around the internet. It takes little effort, works in all browsers and can add real class to your forms on your website. This article assumes a little bit of working knowledge with CSS and HTML. Lets begin with a screenshot of the final…
How To Uninstall Internet Explorer 7 September 23, 2010
There have been a lot of times I have been asked how to uninstall Internet Explorer 7 in order to revert back to Internet Explorer 6. Often for webapp compatibility issues or even personal preference. At first it is not obvious as most times IE7 is not listed in the ‘Add/Remove Programs’ list under your…
DVI & VGA – What is the difference? September 22, 2010
If you have ever looked at all the cables that plug into your computer you probably would have noticed the one that connects the monitor to the computer it’s self. Chances are that this cable, on older machines is a VGA cable or more commonly these days, a DVI cable. (Pictured Left) The question is…
Must have Feature for GMail Users: Image Uploader September 7, 2010
Do you use Google’s fantastic GMail service? If you do you have probably in the past tried to insert pictures into your e-mails only to discover that you needed to upload them on to the internet and provide HTML links to them and all sorts of other complicated silliness that can be a little overwhelming for the average user.
What are ISO files and how do I use them? September 1, 2010
An ISO image is an archive file (also known as a disc image) of an optical disc in a format defined by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). This format is supported by many software vendors. ISO image files typically have a file extension of .iso.
My PC is Frozen: How to Diagnose Faulty RAM August 31, 2010
Article first published as My PC is Frozen: How to Diagnose Faulty RAM on Technorati. Does your computer frequently jam up? Do you seem to be getting a lot of blue screens? You may have faulty memory. In this article I will try to explain how to diagnose your own faulty memory modules. The process…
Starcraft 2: The Complete Noob’s Guide August 16, 2010
A list of resources for Starcraft 2 beginners.
How to add a custom logo to the free Titan theme for WordPress August 13, 2010
I decided that the default text heading on the free version of the Titan theme for my WordPress blog was a bit boring. So by putting my limited CSS knowledge to the test I finally succeeded in replacing it with a logo which I slapped together in Photoshop.
Mythbusting – The ‘Free’ iPhone Offer: A Simple Guide August 12, 2010
Research into freebie websites. Scam or legitimate?