Windows 8 looks to have many nice new features, but unfortunately, as I mentioned in a previous post, Microsoft has decided to create a phone/tablet user interface and foist it upon desktop users as well. This wouldn’t be such a problem if Microsoft had left an option to turn the excellent and well established traditional… Read more »
OK, I suspect the title is going to give it away. I downloaded Windows 8 8250 consumer preview today, and almost immediately realised that as it stands I am going to avoid Windows 8 like the plague. As far as I’m concerned the UI changes currently make Windows 8 the worst release of Windows ever… Read more »
A quick guide to the settings and file edits required to fully support Rich Snippets in the Thesis Wordpress theme.
Storage Spaces is a new feature coming with Windows 8 which sounds like it will be an ideal software RAID solution for home media servers.
Quick guide to resolving error 80073712 when running windows update or installing a service pack. Applies to Windows Vista, 7, 2008 & R2.
The HuntKey Jumper 300G / R90 is a very good value 80+ Gold PSU. For low & medium power 24.7 PCs it may repay its cost in around a year!
Tweak the Mystique 3 wordpress theme to show a full post on the home page and post excerpts on archive pages.
A reference list for all Windows Icons from Windows 7. Includes details, file locations, complete image sets and instructions.
Google have finally enabled Google+ for apps accounts (as of the 27th Oct)! Now those of us with an apps account can finally get an account and +1 pages etc. Google have also enabled “pages” on Google+ for organisations. For the DIY Media Home Google+ Page just click on the Google+ icon at the top… Read more »
I’ve added a lot more icons to my set of custom pushpins for google maps. I’ve also now uploaded them individually to picasa web albums, so they can be directly linked to there.