I was talking to an old friend the other day and he confided that he was once a magician. Wow! And of course, I asked him to share some of the cool secrets of the trade. Although we’ve known each other for over a decade, he was not forthcoming. In fact quite the opposite. Apparently, …

Top 10 Windows Live features/mini-services that most people aren’t currently using but should be… Windows Live Mail desktop has a “View by Conversation” option that groups an email and its replies together, something which Gmail users love. You can try this out for yourself in the most recent Windows Live Mail desktop beta by selecting …

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Everything else has not failed… Well, maybe the Wow… So, when on the remnants of the failed Wow, Microsoft is now bringing in the Windows Vista Service Pack 1 cavalry. With Mark Russinovich, Microsoft Technical Fellow in the Platform and Services division at the lead, the Redmond company offered the Springboard Live! Interactive Virtual Roundtable …

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I don’t know about you but I think the default font of the command prompt is ugly and hard to read. This guide shows you how to change the default font from a Raster font to a Consolas font specially designed for developers. If your computer doesn’t have the Consolas font this guide shows you …

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If you have an Internet connection, Windows XP can automatically synchronize your clock to keep it accurate. Here’s how: Right-click your clock, and then click Adjust Date/Time. Click the Internet Time tab. Click the Server down arrow, and then click time.nist.gov. Notice that Internet time synchronization is enabled by default. Click Update Now. Windows XP …

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Security has always been one of the top concerns for us no matter if we’re talking about viruses, malware, Trojan horses, credit card fraud or hack attacks. They’re all dangerous and capable of causing important damages or financial losses, so it’s extremely important to apply the most powerful security measures as soon as possible. Christmas …

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Firefox can be real fun for the beginners when you get to know some cool tips and tricks. You can play around with the hot keys and get amazing results. Lets check out the top ten tips and tricks in firefox: 1. Ctrl – 1 or 2 or 3 or 4 Lets say you have …

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Have you ever dreamed of building your own music studio? I know you did and it may come true someday (or not), but until then here are some very interesting 100% FREE, Open Source Linux distributions with enhancements and features aimed at music, sound and even video production. JackLab Audio Distribution (JAD for short) is …

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Is your drop down address bar full of old addresses that you will never use again? Mine isn’t, because I have fixed that problem by getting rid of them. Want to know how? Then keep reading. Warning: This tip involves entering the registry. If at any point you get confused or are not completely sure …

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If you’re holding back from testing your copy of Windows 7 because you’re not sure what to do as far as device drivers are concerned, there is something you ought to know (if for some reason you didn’t until this point). Under the hood, Windows 7 is essentially the same as Windows Vista and as …

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