Category Archives: optimization

Slow Computer Syndrome

Common complaints from computer users is that the machine “is soooo slow”. Depending who you talk to, you will get a variety of answers on what to do to improve your experience. There are a number of variables at play … Continue reading

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Mac Shutdown

This is a REEEEEALLY easy gem that I just discovered. Bear in mind … I grew up on PCs, so this is a HUGE step for me. I’m all about key commands. When it comes to shutting down the PC, … Continue reading

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Multiple Home Pages

I recently had to download Internet Explorer 7 as part of the compatibility check that I do when designing web pages. I found one really cool feature (and discovered that it also exists in Firefox 2) … multiple home pages. … Continue reading

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Computer Clean Up

Here’s another little gem that I stumbled across but haven’t had the opportunity to actually test out … There’s an application called ‘Decrapifier‘ (PC only). This is great to use on new computer systems because a lot of the times, … Continue reading

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Reclaim Your Cell

I recently purchased a ‘Chocolate’ from Verizon. I am very happy with the purch. Initially it was a little counter-intuitive to use, but I really think any phone would be after using the same one for 2 years. I am … Continue reading

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Maps and Drives

Basically, I have 3 personally machines here. Ever since the HP started going retarded on me (sorry Ginny =p), I’ve had to rely on the home network a little more than before. With that, I bring you the genius of … Continue reading

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Memory Leak

Windows has way too many ‘temp’ directories … you have temp, windows temp, cookies, then the cache files for the browsers … … and if you have more than one browser, watch out! Well, I discovered a new one today … Continue reading

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