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Shout out from Tim Cook

Monday, June 2nd, 2014

It's not every day I get a shout out from Apple CEO Tim Cook.

Three ways to increase your computer’s performance

Saturday, April 19th, 2014

Three cool tips from the gang at CNET on speeding up your computer. Yes, computers feel fast when they're new, but over time they get kludged up and tired. All three of these tips are valid, and there's no voodoo there or stuff that can harm your system. I'd add a fourth tip - update […]

IE 9 Where did the Search Box go?

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Hi, Kathie here. Well if you've installed IE9 you may have noticed that your search box has gone. This is because in IE9 the search box has gone! 🙂 Instead you will see a rather small search icon in the address bar. If, like me, you had searching from the address bar disabled in IE8, […]

Chrome extensions, task manager

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Hi, Kathie here. I installed Tea and Kittens extension for Chrome a little while ago (which blocks The Daily Mail's website). Very funny and cute - every time you follow a link to go to that newspaper instead it shows you a random picture of a cup of tea and a cute kitten pic. That […]

Duke Nukem Forever – Launch trailer

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

Here you go! Enjoy! Duke Nukem Forever will launch on May 3 in the US, and May 6 elsewhere. Go, you know you want to pre-order it!