Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

How to choose a USB key

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There is no sure-fire way to shop for a key. You will need to decide on the capacity you need and think about some of the features you want, then try to find the best value for money and buy it! Some useful info on USB keys… Once you have chosen the capacity of your Continue Reading

Adobe Air showcase – Refreshingapps.com

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I may have been somewhat silent recently, but it was vacation time for everyone, and it doesn’t mean I wasn’t still looking around for new applications. A friend of mine spoke to me about this site and I went to take a look. It turns out that it is a very interesting site to know Continue Reading

How to change the index location on Google Desktop

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I’ve been using Google Desktop for quite some time now and never really bothered to look at the size of the index that it generated.  Last week, I noticed my computer getting slower, so I realized that my c:\ drive was almost full.  After looking around for something out of the ordinary, I found that Continue Reading

Download and Convert videos, units and files – youconvertit.com

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Whenever you need to convert units to something else, you probably just Google a converter and run the first one you find.  That’s what I do.  But last time I did that, I came across Youconvertit.com.  The difference with this particular site is that you can use it as a one-stop shop to convert/download/send many Continue Reading

Make money on your old cell phone – Flipswap!

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Everyone has an old cell phone that’s just lying around and collecting dust on a shelf somewhere.  I’m no exception to that statement.  So what can you do other than to wait for a friend who needs your older less-featured phone?  Well, Flipswap it, of course! Flipswap makes it easy to give mobile phones a Continue Reading

System Information for Windows – siw.exe

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Every once in a while, comes a cool application that becomes a must-have in your toolkit. I work on the road a lot and connect to many customers’ machines remotely as well. I very often need to know what hardware is in their machine and I don’t want to have to install any software on Continue Reading

Simply Google makes google simpler

My friend MK007 sent me a link to this site today and it seems like a neat place to start looking if you are a Google lover like me. Google has grown to be an extremely large place and in order to keep up with all the new features and applications that they offer, you need to have an easy way to keep track. Continue Reading

Restoring an image to different hardware

I have had the opportunity to try restoring a machine image on completely different hardware recently and I thought this could be very useful to many of you out there. Here is the situation: My client has a few servers and one of those is a Windows Small Business Server that was running on a Continue Reading