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I’ve been trying out various beta / rc builds of Windows 7 during the past few months, and often new builds come with a new set of wallpapers. Finally got around organizing them a bit and placing them in my photo gallery. The wallpaper gallery is available here (to get the original version select “Download […]
Ever happened to change resolution of your Windows desktop, or to login remotely via remote desktop? All your carefully arranged icons get instantly smushed up together. And in most cases you end up having to re-position them one by one. If you ever stumbled in what above, after a few occurences and wastes of time […]
Twenty-four hours after the launch, pretty much everything that could have been said about the BlackBerry App World on device store has been said.
Got this check a few days ago in the mail. Sevent cents. Turns out my old AT&T Residential account was carrying a bit of a credit balance, and AT&T decided to clear that out. Amazing they went all the way sending a check… for $0.07 — and paid $0.43 for the stamp. I think I’ll […]
Ever run into problems with Windows Service Packs or other updates failing to install? Msizap can save the day by cleaning up leftovers from previous installations / uninstallations. If the size of your c:\windows\installer (or wherever you have your ms op sys installed) is over 3 GB chances are you need to perform some spring […]
If you use IMAP as storage method for your email account(s) — that is, you leave all the messages on the mail server — along with enjoying being able to get to all your email from anywhere you might also be concerned by the “what if something happens to my email provider / server / […]
How many times you searched for something using the windows search on win xp / windows server 2003 and got annoyed by the fact that the thing after having exausted the regular files started digging through gigs of zipped backups and archives? Myself, countless times. Well, there’s a “cure” to this windows behaviour. – open […]
If you happen to have fun from time to time with *nix shells, and bash in particular, you’ve probably noticed that the command history will soon fill itself up with same-sort-of-commands such the usual ‘ls -la’, ‘uptime’, ‘df -ah’, etc.
As the year comes to an end, time for the annual lists of best of / worst of / in review sort of articles popping around the net.
Just wanted to wish Happy Holidays to the — perhaps 2 😉 — readers of my personal blog 🙂 May this Holiday Season be a joyous and fulfilling time for you and your loved ones.