Category «Computer Tips»

The Best Online Reference Sites

From SearchEngineWatch: Looking for an answer to a specific question? Check out this list of the best reference sites of 2004, as compiled by the American Library Association. The list is compiled by MARS, the Machine-Assisted Reference Section of the American Library Association. To be eligible for consideration, sites must meet a number of criteria, …

Top Yahoo! Searches 2004

Yesterday I posted a link to Google’s year-end review of search terms. Well, of course the other search engines have done this as well. Visiting http://tools.search.yahoo.com/top2004/ will display Yahoo!’s: Top Movies Searches Top News Searches Top Reality Show Searches Top Olympian Searches Top Music Searches Top Britney Spears Searches Top Music Lyrics Searches Top Auto …

Security alert for Windows XP

From the Ed Bott – Ed Bott – Windows (and Office) Expertise: Security alert for Windows XP blog: Here’s a disturbing report of a Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability in Internet Explorer, from Secunia. Note that installing SP2 alone will not protect you from this problem, although it does offer a useful tool to fix it temporarily. …

Free Pocket PC/Palm Programs

If you have a Pocket PC/Palm device, then you certainly know about Handango. “The best of everything for smartphones and handhelds! Handango offers you selection of more than 75,000 downloads for all types of smartphones and handhelds. From business and personal productivity software to travel apps and games, we have the best mobile downloads to …

Free Vector Graphics Application from Microsoft

From the Rays of Light blog: Last year long about November, Microsoft purchased a small Hong Kong-based software firm named Creature House. One of their principal products was a vector graphics editing program called Expressions 3. Primarily a Mac product, they also had a Windows version; both versions received very positive reviews. Microsoft’s disposition of …

Free Stuff For MS Office Users

Subscriber and co-worker Pat Clary sent me along a link to this Small Business Pipeline story: Microsoft Office is both popular and widely distributed, which means that there are a lot of resources available for Office users. This week, instead of focusing on one feature, I’m going to point you toward a few small but …

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