There’s been a lot said recently about Microsoft’s Internet Explorer. A lot of it is Microsoft-bashing, but maybe there’s a good reason to think about alternative browsers. Now, right from the start, let me make one thing clear. I like using Internet Explorer. Maybe it’s just because I’m used to it, but I like the […]
This morning I received an email advising me to be on the lookout for the WTC Survior virus. It does all the usual things, deletes your hard drive, microwaves your cat… You’ve heard it before. The most important thing you can do when you receive such an email is check it for yourself. A good […]
A recent post on SmallOfficeBlog.com asks the question: Is small business ready to embrace Linux? I was actually asked a similar question by a client a few weeks ago. I gave them basically the same advice: No. If you’re thinking about a server, then Linux should be certainly be considered, but for normal workstations, it’s […]
One of things we tell out clients is that we develop websites that use XHTML and CSS2, and then try to explain the benefits of this. Most, understandably, seem to reply with “huh?” It’s tough at times trying to explain the advantages of certain technologies in English, but John Allsopp has done me a favour […]
Almost Anything Desktop Publishing recently produced an animated slideshow presentation for Rockhampton Tourist and Business Information (RTBI). Our client wanted a tool to assist sporting bodies and other organisations attract events and conferences to be held in Rockhampton.
Control your email – don’t let it control you! Are you familiar with that little chime that goes off every 10 minutes? And the little envelope that appears on your screen down next to the time? Yep – Outlook (or Outlook Express) has just automatically checked your email for you and promptly alerted you that […]