Category Archives: Computers and Internet

Windows 8.1 Changes

Now here is a change I really like: In the control panel has become which opens up the task bar properties; as in earlier versions you can also get to these by right clicking on the Taskbar and selecting Properties. … Continue reading

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Windows 8.1: the first thing you notice

The most obvious thing about the new version is the new size app icons; as you can see there are now four sizes and they can be grouped under a title.

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Be Safe Online

I was reading this story on the BBC News and thought most people will take a look; think about it and then ignore it because they don’t realise how easy it is: so this post is intended as a quick … Continue reading

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Back to Basics

I have spent several hours of hair pulling trying to understand and fix a bug in the Silverlight application I am working on. The application gets it’s data from some WCF web services, the first of which works just fine; … Continue reading

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Computer Security – A brighter Future?

If you are interested in Computer Security this article writen by Dru Nelson is really worth reading. It is slightly out of date as Windows XP SP2 is now out but that shouldn’t detract from the issue. With a bit … Continue reading

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Finger problems

Finger problems Actually finger v brain problems – the brain knows what I want to do but the fingers type something else. In my defence I have been working in C# quite a lot and the mistake was in VB6 … Continue reading

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