Tag Archives: Tools & Tips

Wix – a service to create Flash-based sites

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A flash site to create flash sites.   I have seen these before, but this one is vey well executed.    You can pay $10/month (a bit expensive, but if you want to go this route why not!)  and will eliminate Wix advertisement and offer more options.  the  Check it out… A Couple of quick tests I […]

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Notables of the week –

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Been busy this week with a lot work, so I have not had the chance to post much lately .  However this does not mean, I have forgotten about my blog 🙂    It is interesting…  When I made a personal commitment to actually write something often, everything I look at becomes a candidate for the […]

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Speed up your Internet with DNS

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  Several years ago, as a result of many issues with my then service provider, I switched and standardized my default DNS settings to point to a free DNS service called OpenDNS.  I’ve been very satisfied with, and has provided great reliable and save service.   My old service provided went our of business, and many […]

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Interesting Sites of the day

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As I read articles, and surf the net, I jut down sites that call my attention so when I have the time, I can go back  and check further..   Up until now, I have been just keeping them on my to-do list, and then mark them off when I get to them.  I figure, why […]

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Using Windows Live Writer

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Every post I have made up until now, I have written while I am online.   Even though I have heard a number of times about off-line blog writers and editors, I have never used one…  I guess it was about time. I downloaded  Windows Live Writer 2009, from the Windows Live suite of tools to […]

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Controlling Multiple Computers

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Like many of us, crazy technologists, I’ve had at least 3 (if not 4+) computers on my desk for years now…    Aside from your day-to-day one,  you must have the computer with the music library, then there is the laptop, and then the test sandbox one, where everything new goes into… I thought virtualization was […]

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Contacts from Email Signatures

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I have a good friend that introduced me to Anagram – a tool that allows you to highlight a section of an email and it will convert it into an outlook contact.  — I tried it for a couple of weeks (during the trial period) and I found it VERY useful.   Unfortunatelly, not 34.95 worth […]

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EtherPad:Realtime Multiuser Text Editing

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I ran across – actually a good friend send me the link – a very useful tool called EtherPad — An online, real time, multiuser text editing tool. If you have not checked it out – Do so right now! — It will change the way you take notes in meetings! www.etherpad.com

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Microsoft’s BPOS Offering / Cloud Computing…

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Microsoft’s Business productivity Online Services (BPOS) is getting ready to officially launch within a few weeks… They have moved all beta users in to release candidate code and are in high gear recruiting partners, as their strategy is 100% partner attachment for these services…  ( We are hoping this to be the case for many years […]

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Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 3.1 Beta

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Over my years as an IT consultant, it’s become clear that assessing a client’s infrastructure and systems is a time-consuming and tedious task. And, horror of horrors, what do you do if the client is not running any systems management software (read: SMS/SCCM, please!)? Well, you hunker down for some challenging work, and you pray […]

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