I’ve needed to capture a screenshot – a picture of what’s on screen – on several systems recently. Normally I hit the “Print Screen” key – sometimes marked “PrtScr” – to copy the screenshot to the clipboard for pasting into Photoshop etc. Some of the systems I needed to take screengrabs on did not have […]
I was just complaining on Twitter that I’m all out of Charlie Stross and I need some new scifi to read. I am a pretty avid scifi reader (to say the least: it’s like crack cocaine to me). Ross, Janet and Joanna had some great suggestions and we had a good chat about various options. […]
If visitors to your website have Skype installed, it may reformat what it thinks are phone numbers on your website. This can be very annoying if you’re a web designer and you get an angry phone call from a client asking why the design is broken (and worse, you can’t see the problem because you’ve […]
Dear Google, Please add the following sites to your almighty index: Croagh Patrick Heritage Trail Alastair’s new site Thank you!
I’m testing a spambot blocker courtesy of Augusto over at Spanish SEO. So if you can’t read this blog post, please let me know asap :) It displays a nice big STOLEN sign, as seen on the right here, to mess with their splog display. You should be able to block bots via robot.txt instructions, […]
I just updated my permalinks structure on amdsoft.com to remove the dates from the URL. This is slightly better for SEO, and is nicer looking also. So now we get URLs like http://amdsoft.com/essential-software-for-new-macos-box/ instead of http://amdsoft.com/2009/03/12/essential-software-for-new-macos-box/ In WordPress, this is changed at www.yourdomain.com/wordpress/wp-admin/options-permalink.php, select Custom Structure and just use /%postname%/ Here’s the 301 redirect (replace […]
This is a brief description of how to embed an FLV movie on your site. This works for videos you have uploaded to your website and embeds it directly i.e. does not link to the video hosting site like YouTube etc. If you want to link to the direct file on the video host you […]
Friend of mine just pointed out this deal to me: Dell S2309W 23-Inch Full HD Widescreen Flat Panel Monitor – Black http://accessories.euro.dell.com/sna/productdetail.aspx?c=ie&l=en&cs=iedhs1&sku=184923 Use 20% off coupon: S2309WFP (Expires 29 December 2008) to get it for 186 EUR. Nice deal eh?
I put Windows Vista on my MBA because I need to be operational for business and I don’t have time to learn how to use a new operating system (and find replacement applications for those I normally use, and put backup procedures in place for the new OS, etc, etc). Kudos to Apple, the MBA […]
A friend was asking me why I was still posting about WoW after I quit :) If you make money from this come back and let me know. druid 479 12.4 % wow 309 8 % feral 306 7.9 % gear 300 7.7 % tanking 136 3.5 % tribute 103 2.6 % tank 98 2.5 […]