Monthly Archives: March 2009

Six cute new IE8 features

I’ve been exploring the new Internet Explorer 8. While I’m not giving up Firefox anytime soon, IE8 does have some potentially useful new features. Here are six that you might find useful, or at the very least cute. 1. Color … Continue reading

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Windows Sidebar Clock Can Steal CPU Cycles!

Last night, I noticed that programs were taking a while to start, and my computer was being sluggish in general. I right-clicked Windows Vista’s Taskbar and started the Task Manager to see if I could figure out why. In the … Continue reading

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Google Toolbar Option’s Unexpected Consequence

Yesterday, I installed Internet Explorer 8 (IE8). Along with it, I installed a new version of the Google Toolbar (beta). Mind you, I normally use Firefox rather than IE8. Its logic better fits my way of thinking, and it has … Continue reading

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Making Excel speak cells when you press Enter

Yesterday, I found myself transferring numbers from a graphical PDF to Excel—manually. I was making a lot of mistakes. I tried using OCR, but the resulting file was so error-filled and formatted so poorly that it would have taken longer … Continue reading

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