7+ Taskbar Tweaker

At work we are kind of slow to adopt new technology. I’d like to move faster, but the general idea seems to be that if it isn’t broken, then leave it alone. We just moved to Windows 7 last year for a bunch of our users, and one of their biggest complaints was about the …

Making Movie Magic More Efficient

From the New York Times: “The Croods” is a caveman movie from DreamWorks Animation that comes out March 22. The subject may be paleolithic, but the technology approach may well be cutting edge. “Croods” is a digital product of about 250 billion pixels, with high-definition sound that, along with the images and story, is designed …

Looking for a Lesson in Google’s Perks

From the New York Times: Google’s various offices and campuses around the globe reflect the company’s overarching philosophy, which is nothing less than “to create the happiest, most productive workplace in the world,” according to a Google spokesman, Jordan Newman. But do its unorthodox workplaces and lavish perks yield the kind of creativity it prides …

OutlookTools for Office 2010

In the days before Office 2010 (and above), I used to use AttachmentOptions to unblock file extensions in Microsoft Outlook. However the program doesn’t work in Office 2010. I hadn’t bothered to look for an alternative until recently. I found OutlookTools which seems to work well: OutlookTools is a support and advanced settings tool for …

Issues with Google Chrome when using Remote Desktop Services

I have a Windows 7 computer and I connect to my home computer from work. For some reason Google Chrome works great at home, but when I connect remotely, it crashes on me. It is similar to the description at http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=165636 I’m posting about this with the hopes that someone will leave a comment about …

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