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WordPress 2.8.5 – Part 2

Last week we were looking in to the powerful WordPress editor. Those that missed my last article can view a copy either at the Herald Express’s website (www.thisissouthdevon.co.uk) or on my own online blog (www.computerarticles.co.uk).

To recap,WordPress (www.wordpress.org) is an open source application which gives home users the ability to quickly and easily create [...]

WordPress 2.8.5

It’s been a year now since I was first properly introduced to WordPress and started using it to create an online archive of my work. Over the last 12 months I have grown to appreciate the power and flexibility of this piece of online blogging software and feel the need today to go in to [...]

Vista SP2 and Cheap Broadband

We have two things to discuss today;Vista Service Pack 2 and cheap broadband.

Starting off with Vista;those of you with this Operating System would be advised to download the Service Pack from www.microsoft.com or via Windows Update as along with fixing hundreds of little bugs [...]

Connecting your Computer to a TV #2

Last week I discussed potential methods of connecting your PC or laptop to your television. Such an easy project has many potential rewards such as being able to play your games on a massive screen or avoiding the need to burn your downloaded movies to disc before playing them. While we [...]

Paint.NET

Some time ago I reviewed an application called GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) as I was getting tired of using Photoshop for relatively simple image manipulation tasks. One cannot deny that Photoshop is an extremely competent and extensive program but it is also extremely resource hungry and not to mention expensive;it seemed somewhat akin [...]

Deepburner

Last week I felt the need to burn some information on to DVD and having just recently formatted my hard drive and installed Vista I found that I didn’t have any recording software apart from the fairly basic functionality built in to Windows. Thinking this wasn’t a problem I headed to the Ahead website (www.ahead.de) [...]

UltraVNC

Just over two years ago now I reviewed a piece of software called PC Anywhere as a solution for those that wanted to control any number of PC’s remotely. Rather naively I thought that when it came to remote control that this software was pretty much the best it got however just recently we’ve had [...]

Portable GIMP

The GNU Image Manipulation Program (rather affectionately named GIMP) was first released back in 1996 by two American University students. The program was designed to be an easy to use,powerful open source image editor and since this date it has matured to achieve a large user base over several platforms including the Apple Mac,[...]

First look – Office 2007

Not a day goes by when I don’t use Office 2003 for one reason or another and this morning I became curious as to when Microsoft would release an upgrade that would make my life easier. A quick search on the Internet revealed details of Office 2007 which is currently in second Beta edition and [...]

Happy Birthday Windows

It’s a month full of birthdays as not only 24 years ago this week was yours truly bought into the world but it is also twenty years this month that the first copies of Windows began shipping onto the market. I thought to celebrate we would take a quick look back over the Windows history.

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