Monthly Archives: August 2011

Google’s Risky Approach to Social Networking

By on August 31, 2011

On April 1st 2004, software giant Google released Gmail. Starting as an invite-only program, it grew and grew until there are now over 170 million users worldwide. It is one of the … read more →

One less Job…

By on August 25, 2011

So Steve Jobs has finally hung up his iPhone. The man who created Apple, left and then came back to revive the company has decided to retire. He has been plagued with … read more →

The great give-away…

By on August 23, 2011

The news that HP have decided to stop producing their tablet PC, the TouchPad, has resulted in a frenzy of selling. With massive discounts and a UK sales price of just £89, … read more →

How to Import Your .pst Files Into Outlook 2007

By on August 18, 2011

This is a follow-up tutorial from my other one here where we looked at how to manually back up the .pst files from Outlook 2007. In this tutorial we will look at … read more →

Behind the takeover…

By on August 17, 2011

So, Google has decided to use some of its $30b cash pile to buy part of the old Motorola Corporation – in this case Motorola Mobility. Seems to make sense, most people … read more →

How To Encrypt Individual Files and Folders Using AxCrypt

By on August 15, 2011

In this tutorial I will show you how to install and use AxCrypt which was written by the very talented Svante Seleborg to encrypt individual files or folders. This is not meant … read more →

How to Activate Airplane Mode on an Apple iOS Device

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On the Apple iPhone/iPad there is a feature called Airplane Mode. The main purpose of this feature is so that the device can be used whilst flying on aircraft. Other good reasons … read more →

How To Check For Packet Loss Between Your Router and Computer Connection

By on August 14, 2011

Here is a very simple way for people to check if they are getting any packet loss when downloading, say, files that are constantly corrupted or just for trouble shooting a network … read more →

How to convert videos for your mobile phone

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With modern mobile phones becoming more and more versatile these days. it’s no wonder that people don’t want them for just making calls, but to play high quality video as well.  Let’s … read more →

A Beginners Guide to Making Forum Signature Banners

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Forum signatures are small graphics that go under your post, and are a way of personalising your post. For this tutorial I will be using a program called Adobe Photoshop CS5, but … read more →

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