Have you ever wondered how some web sites put a small logo for their web sites in the address bar next to their web address. I did, but I found a web page called How to display your web site logo on the address bar and in the favorites list that not only explains how […]
Month: May 2009
Donald over at the Burleson Consulting web site has a very useful looking Q & A on how to do date arithmetic in Oracle. While it’s not something I or probably many people will need to use every day, it might come in very handy next time you do need to calculate how many days […]
At my work the standard desktop setup comes with Windows Media Player installed. But they have it locked down so that you can’t use any of the library options or anything. Basically just play files. However, it isn’t too hard to get around this and enable full mode.
One of the main reason I purchased my iPod Touch was to watch videos on the train on the way to work. And this has been work out great for me. One of the small problems I had was there seemed to be certain show that it didn’t want to sync properly. I have the […]
If you’ve had the chance to try the new Media Center in Windows 7 you may have noticed that there is a new Optimize option ‘hidden’ on one of the menus. I turned the option on, but wondered what it did. After a little digging I how a post on Ed Bott’s Media Central blog“ […]
I was recently reading an LifeHacker blog post about how to setup an SSH proxy for ‘secure’ web browsing from a non secure location. While this was interesting, I don’t really need it. One thing it didn’t mention that peaked my interest was that you can use multiple Firefox profiles. I hadn’t realized this. It’s […]
These 40 WordPress Optimisation tips by Yoast look like some very usefull tips. I havn’t had a chance to setup all that many of them yet however, so I can’t vouche for all of them.
I had a weird problem with my wife’s iPod recently. When I connected it I got and error saying “iTunes has detected an iPod in recovery mode – Use iTunes to restore” but if I logged into the PC as myself it worked fine. It turns out that it was a drive mapping problem. My […]
Although Windows 7 media center does a very good job of creating thumbnails for all the videos, sometimes they’re just not good enough. Luckly there is a simple answer. Simply put a JPG file in the same location as the movie file, with the same name (but different extension of course) and media center will […]
I had to add an IDE hard drive into a Solaris server the other day and couldn’t remember all the commands you need to use to get the system to see the new drive, partition it and format it. But luckly I found a very helpful page over at http://www. idevelopment.info called Adding Second IDE […]