Here’s a great site packed with useful tips for anyone into web design and blogging … catswhocode.com
Archive for the ‘Computer Stuff’ Category
How many folders do you have on your computer? Hundreds? Thousands? They are probably all alike: yellow! yellow! yellow! With this FREE tool you can change folder icons and colours with just one mouse click, which makes organizing your files that much easier. Check out foldermarker.com
Although a little out-of-date now, The Lemon’s History of The Internet still makes very amusing reading.
Here’s a very cool piece of kit: The Western Digital My Book World 1TB Network Hard Drive is a surprisingly simple & secure way to access your data anytime, at home, in the office, anywhere in the world – even if your local computer is turned off. Storage capacity is 1 Terrabyte ( 1,000 GB). Thats enough to store over 833,000 Photos or 1535 Movies or up to 250,000 MP3 files. Easy-to-use backup software is included in the package.
The Internet could soon be made obsolete, because scientists at CERN have developed a lightning-fast replacement to the web. Using fibre optic cables, the new system would be 10,000 times faster than a normal broadband connection.
The new network is capable of downloading entire feature films within seconds. “The grid” will be able to send the entire Rolling Stones back catalogue from Britain to Japan in less than two seconds. Take a look at their video of how “the Grid works”.
See also this detailed article from Times Online.
Email is ruining my life is a great story from BBC Money, explaining why one-third of workers are suffering from e-mail stress as the volume continues to grow. The story also includes 5 Top Tips for taking control of your inbox from Dr Tom Jackson of Loughborough University. Tom should know – He has spent the last nine years researching and developing better e-mail practice …
In Pictures is one of the best computer tutorial web sites I have yet come across. The tutorials are based on screenshots not words, which are very clearly laid out, and easy to follow. It’s a great way to learn about computer subjects such as Microsoft Office, Open Office, Web Layout, Web Graphics and Web Programming.