Oh MusicBee, how I love thee! I’ve been looking for a new music player for some time now, as both Windows Media Player (WMP) and WinAmp are just too resource hungry for my liking. I had a couple of other requirements as well, such as the ability to either scrobble directly or support a Last.fm … Continue reading MusicBee
It has been a month now since we swapped over from a pure wireless net connection to a 4MB DSL solution, and I must say I have been quite happy with the speeds we’ve been getting. I ran some tests at Speedtest.net yesterday: And, I should add (because I believe it does make a … Continue reading Speedtest
I guess I am a dashboard kind of girl. Not quite sure if it is out of necessity or out of pure insanity, but I kind of like creating dashboards, but then more and more of our customers are demanding them. I wrote some custom dashboards from scratch for both MOM and SCOM, but with … Continue reading SCOM 2007: Dashboards in a couple of clicks
A big part of our jobs as IT folk is often creation of documentation, especially how to or dummies guides. This often means lots and lots of screenshots, and could take a crapload of time. I overheard a friend and colleague recently tell another colleague to use the Windows 7 problem recorder to this end, … Continue reading Windows 7: Making documentation easier
I have been watching this Twitter thing for a while. I have had my own little Twitter account, merrily minding my own business, but have noticed that there seems to be quite a bit of social pressure around Twitter, who you follow and who you don’t. When I signed up for Twitter, I believed … Continue reading This Twitter thing
While I am not incredibly active on Twitter, I do have a couple of friends and followers now. This took me by surprise. Get your twitter mosaic here. Twitter has become a fairly handy tool to keep in touch with a large variety of people, and to see who they are beyond the blogs. There … Continue reading Twitter friends
My daughter told me about a game they played at school yesterday called Syllable Factory. Turns out it is available online, and it is pretty fun to play.
Quote of the day: Procrastination isn't the problem, it's the solution. So procrastinate now, don't put it off. - Ellen DeGeneres [ETA] From the comments I have been receiving, I feel it is necessary to add that this article is a follow on from this one and that I am not advocating replacing your backups … Continue reading Writer, backup!
It would seem that my image issue is a known issue. Users who have their Picasa Web Albums language set to a language other than “English (United States)” will not see their albums of photos uploaded through Blogger. I changed the language settings in Picasa to English (US) this morning, and edited my blog posts, … Continue reading Bloggy things: Update
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