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Send to OneNote from Google Chrome [Quick Tip]

Posted by Stu On October - 28 - 2010

I love Google Chrome but find it misses a few features i use a lot in IE.  In particular ‘Send to OneNote’.

If you use OneNote 2010 to take snippets from the web using this functionality you’ll know it’s a real time-saver and very handy.  Respectively, if you’ve moved to Chrome you’ll indeed miss this feature.

This Quick-Tip will show you how you can get ‘Send To OneNote’ back.

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Prism: Run Any Site as Standalone Applications

Posted by Thomas On October - 28 - 2010

Thanks to advances in web technology, you can these days get tons of free Web Applications to suit your every need. These applications are increasingly powerful and usable. As a result, applications like Gmail, Facebook and Google Docs are soaring in popularity.

Unfortunately the web browser, which was originally designed for reading documents, is not an ideal environment for running applications. It is frustrating and time-consuming to wade through a mass of browser windows and tabs just to find your email client. Unstable applications can slow down or crash your entire browser. And many of the conveniences offered by modern operating systems are unavailable to Web Applications running in the browser.

Introducing PRISM…

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Keep all Your Passwords Safe with MyHomepage!

Posted by Harry On October - 15 - 2010

My Homepage Have you ever been faced with the problem of forgetting passwords? Do you make a different one for each site, and can never remember it? Well, MyHomepage is the solution!

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For those of you who haven’t been introduced to Live Mesh before, it’s a great way of synchronising folders between two or more computers, as long as they are both on the internet, quite similar to DropBox. It also gives you remote access capabilities, and 5GB of online space using SkyDrive, so that you can access all of your data online.

And for those of  you that have heard of it, or use it, you’ll need to know that the beta will be discontinued as of March 31st, 2011. In the last few days, they have sent e-mails out letting users know as well. If you currently have it, you’ll need to remove it from your computer, and install Live Mesh 2011. You need to then re-add your folders, and you’ll be good to go!

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Reveal asterisk passwords using javascript [Quick Tip]

Posted by Thomas On October - 11 - 2010

Do you use the “Remember Me” Option when you log in to your favourite websites ? I Know I do. Problem is when I want to log into a site, on a different computer. Trying to remember those pesky passwords can be quite the challenge. Especially if the site insists on providing one for you. I usually click on “Remember Me” on the first login and rarely remember to change the password into something simpler.

So what do you do, when you want to log into another computer ? Reading those asterisks won’t do you any good. The only solution left would be to click on “Forgot My Password”. Or is it ?

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HTC home Gadget

Posted by Thomas On September - 15 - 2010

The HTC Phone has a weather clock application which drizzles, shines and shows clouds depending on your current location. The application stays on the home screen of the phone.

The same application is now available for Windows 7.  Combining a clock, date and weather service, all in one application. What makes this stand out from all the other gadgets it that  the HTC Home Gadget makes heavy use of animations making your entire desktop into a professional weather and news (upcoming widget support) station.

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