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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
The golden rule is to assume that your Facebook (and other) accounts will be broken into one day. Your next potential employer or your ex-spouse's lawyer will be pouring over it. Don't ever publish anything you would object to being posted on a bill b… more »
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