Friday, November 23, 2007

More Gorgeous Fonts for Free

Free Fonts

Do not ever search for free fonts and visit the resulting sites willy nilly. Unless you also make good use of McAfee Site advisor, searching for free fonts, free screensavers or free wallpaper will bring you to the worst and most dangerous web sites on the internet, malware storehouses, in effect. So how do you find the free stuff that is safe for human consumption? You subscribe to RSS feeds from trusted sites like mine, that's how. And today I point you towards some 40 gorgeous typefaces that you can download and use freely. Check them out here.

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Wednesday, November 21, 2007

miniMize - Replace Taskbar with Minimized Windows



Some folks have a less than positive feeling about the Windows taskbar. They would like to do without it sitting there at the bottom of their screens. But then navigating to their open applications is not as easily accomplished. What to do? This is where miniMize comes into its own.

miniMize replaces the taskbar with thumbnails of your open apps on your desktop. Click on the one you want and you maximize or restore that window. miniMize has plenty of flexibility to make it work to your liking. Check it out at...

miniMize

[via appaholic]

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Saturday, November 10, 2007

Buzzword - The Stylish Way to Write on the Web

Buzzword

There are many ways to create word processing documents on the web, and I use a couple of them regularly when I need access to the documents from different locations. They all work well, but this way, Buzzword from Adobe, just now available to everyone, is one of the coolest yet. Check it out.

Buzzword

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Saturday, November 03, 2007

10 Ways to Maximize Your Wireless Network Performance

Girl Networking

Almost everyone has a wireless router nowadays. Having one of these things is a wonderful way to share files and printers between computers and to share a broadband Internet connection. Used to be we had to string LAN cable through the house; what a mess that was. So you have a wireless network, but is it doing the best job of putting a strong signal throughout your home? Check out these excellent tips from Microsoft to get the best performance possible.

10 tips for improving your wireless network

[via One Tip A Day]

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Friday, November 02, 2007

Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Flock

Flock

I will not tell a lie: I love Flock. I have been a Flock fan for many moons, but it is just now being noticed by the public at large. If you have been a bit leery of trying a new browser, simply because of the learning curve you anticipate, leer no longer.

Because Webware has posted an wonderfully concise yet super-helpful article that will help you get going with one of the best browsers out there. You owe it to yourself, blah blah blah. Just check it out.

A Newbie's Guide to Flock

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