Category: Articles

04/10/14

Permalink 05:56:00 pm by Eugene Gardner, Categories: General, Articles
Most printers bought today have a wireless card and so can be used from any device anywhere. This can happen in different ways. Typically you will run the printer manufacturer's installation program on your computer that will guide you through settin… more »

06/09/14

Permalink 09:54:00 am by Eugene Gardner, Categories: General, Articles
The word on the street is that Windows 9 will, as OS X and Linux have for years, support virtual desktops – the ability to group many programs’ windows and move the whole lot on/off the display together.  The functionality is available now free by runni… more »

11/08/14

Permalink 07:59:00 pm by Eugene Gardner, Categories: General, Articles
Most email services limit the size of attachments to around 25 MB or less.  But sometimes you want to send one-off larger files right ?  Here are some options to consider; most free. Create a Dropbox account and share a folder.  2GB is free but this… more »

03/08/14

Permalink 03:09:00 pm by Eugene Gardner, Categories: General, Articles
The perennial problem of how to maximise the possible broadband speed continues to cross my inbox. First some ground rules: You cannot change the most common significant limitation - the distance between your house and the exchange Changing to a… more »

15/07/14

Permalink 10:49:00 am by Eugene Gardner, Categories: Security, Articles
Picture this: you receive messages from people asking you to stop sending them invitations to buy anatomy enhancing medications, or send them money as they have been stranded overseas, or maybe just a link to a website that discharges a virus when visit… more »

10/07/14

Permalink 04:01:00 pm by Eugene Gardner, Categories: General, Articles
I'm sometimes asked why a client's messages are rejected or bounced by one or two recipients. We all have an address on the internet – that is how an email message knows where to go.  The problem is that when a suspected spammer or other person with ne… more »

05/07/14

Permalink 07:57:00 pm by Eugene Gardner, Categories: Security, General, Articles
Contrary to all the advice that I and others have given to keep passwords secret, there is one occasion where it can help to have a trusted friend with knowledge.  I recently received an email purporting to come from a client as follows:  I'm writing… more »

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