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Aviary Online Design Suite

This week we’ve been making paper penguins. Our reasoning isn’t quite as tenuous as you would imagine;our company mascot is a penguin,we had an hour to kill,and we needed something to put on the Refresh Cartridges blog.

Of course,you never know where a journey to create a penguin template will take [...]

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 ( or on my own online blog (

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

Vista Service Pack I

This week Microsoft made the eagerly awaiting Windows Vista Service Pack 1 available for general download. Service Packs are important milestones in the development of an Operating System as they bring together a collection of bug fixes,performance improvements,security updates and new product features. For many the release of the first service pack is [...]

Energy Saving

After receiving a fairly shocking electricity and gas bill,I have all of a sudden become interested in energy saving;it’s funny how often the most efficient way of making a man listen is through his wallet.

The main thing to remember about energy saving is that [...]


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 ( [...]

New Years Eve

If my calculations are correct then you should be reading this article on New Years Eve so I thought that I’d make Click this week just a little bit topical. Although it is traditionally seen as quite difficult to combine a computer related article to a time of the year involving copious amounts of drinking [...]

A few weeks back I took a look at the website which allows you compare various utilities and products to allow you to select the one that best suits your needs at the keenest price. Keeping on the theme of money saving we this week feature the website which is a little more [...]

Readers Letters

This week I’ll be publishing a selection of letters that have arrived in my mailbox over the last few days.

I read your article in Herald Express every week and thought you may be interested to know of the existence of our Computer Club in Marldon,a [...]

Election 2005

Well the Election is nearly upon us;I have my postal vote filled out and ready to go however I wouldn’t be too surprised if many of you were still undecided on whom it was you were thinking about voting for. So that you can make an informed decision do bear in mind that the [...]

Readers Questions

This week I think I will once again take the time to answer a few readers’ questions:

I have tried to download the FREE things your article specified as they sounded good.

Not free -they want $19.99 for the pop up blocker [...]