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April 26th, 2007

Test your router to see if supports all of Vista’s networking features

 This is more of a tip for those of us who work at home so we manage our own networks and routers and were brave enough to leap to Vista already.
Many of you have read that the whole TCP/IP and networking stack for Vista was re-written from the ground up and because of this there […]

By Tris Hussey -- 1 comment

March 6th, 2007

Tappity, a way to find stuff on the go

Don’t know about you, but when I’m out and about, the number of times I need to find some info on something is just nuts.  Usually I’d just hop online and do some quick searches.  Well, that isn’t always fun, even on my Blackberry.  I’m going to check out this Tappity service and see how […]

By Tris Hussey -- 0 comments

March 5th, 2007

Online file format converter reviewed

It happens to all of us.  We get a file from someone and it isn’t in a format you can use.  Or the reverse where you want to send a file to someone and they don’t have x application.  Maddening as it is, there are ways to deal with this.  For simple stuff sometimes you […]

By Tris Hussey -- 0 comments

March 5th, 2007

Tips to make Gmail better

 Matt Cutts has some cool tips for Gmail addicts like me.  Okay almost like me since I’m not into Firefox anymore and so I don’t use Greasemonkey either.  However, if you do, then these tips are for you: Three solid Gmail productivity tips
Technorati tags: Gmail, Firefox, Greasemonkey, email tips
Tags: E-mail, IE and Firefox, Internet […]

By Tris Hussey -- 0 comments

February 21st, 2007

PDF file links don’t have to open in your browser

PDF files are great.  I use the all the time and when I have a government form to fill out, I try to see if they have  a PDF version.  Well that’s great, but the most annoying features of Acrobat is that by default it opens PDF links you click on within your browser.  Firefox […]

By Tris Hussey -- 1 comment

February 19th, 2007

A hard lesson in passwords learned early

We all know how important making secure password is, and if we all know about keeping them secret but sometimes we don’t learn the lesson early enough.  My daughter had an experience this weekend that really drives home the importance of keeping your password secret.
My daughter is really into the online community WebKins.  If you […]

By Tris Hussey -- 0 comments

February 8th, 2007

Which web mail service is better?

 Most of us are pretty set in our ways as far as e-mail goes.  If you use a free e-mail service like Yahoo, Gmail or Live Mail I doubt if you’ll change any time soon, but have you ever wondered which one is better?  Vikas at Digital Inspiration has done the work for you.  He […]

By Tris Hussey -- 2 comments

January 9th, 2007


OK, OK, I’m LinkedIn. Nine million of us are. I’m building a fair number of contacts there and have even declined invitations from people I don’t know. So what?
Outside of recruiters viewing the site looking for potential candidates, what have you gotten out of LinkedIn?
I’m missing out on the pimpalicious work tips that must be […]

By Scot Herrick -- 1 comment

January 4th, 2007

Really want to speed up your browsing? Switch to Maxthon.

Maxthon is one of those browsers built using the IE engine, but it’s different.  It had tabbed browsing long before IE (even with Yahoo’s toolbar).  Oh, it’s Chris Pirillo’s fav too.   I tried it a while ago, but I ditched for Firefox after a while, well Scoble did an interview with the guys behind Maxthon […]

By Tris Hussey -- 2 comments

October 19th, 2006

Remote access software. is it worth using?

LifeHacker suggests remote control software to help friends and family with computer problems, which makes some sense.  They point to a new player LogMeIn which offers one free version and several pay options.  The pay options seem a tad steep to me, but let’s think about this from the PYW perspective for a moment.
Should you […]

By Tris Hussey -- 0 comments

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