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Confessions of IT support

Posted by marko, 25 October 2011 - * * * * * 378 views

Here's how NOT to impress your boss in IT support!!

A few years back I was asked to travel South, think it was Manchester and decomission a warehouse for a major drinks distributor.

So, off I went on an overnight stay, got down there and received a call from my manager. Chatting casually he asked if I had a set of "secateurs". I...


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Do download accelerators really work?

Posted by marko, 18 September 2011 - - - - - - 233 views

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Some interesting stats from the downloads!

Posted by marko, 09 September 2011 - - - - - - 213 views

Every now and again I like to take a peek at what's been happening regarding the downloads - but we've just added a neat page to the site which gives you a whole load of interesting information on our downloads, like the most downloaded files ever, which file is downloaded most per day, most viewed, highest rated and so on.

You can access the page...


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Forgot your router password?

Posted by marko, 03 September 2011 - - - - - - 346 views

Forgetting your router's password is not only annoying, but when you then forget the wireless key also it's not possible to join a new device to your home network. I've lost count of the amount of times friends phone me asking what they're router passwords and wireless keys are. As a rule of thumb, I always ask them to provide ME with a password that THEY...


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Freeware really is big business

Posted by marko, 30 August 2011 - - - - - - 315 views

In an age where it seems everyone wants to seperate us from our cash, it only stands to reason that freeware is the next "big" thing to start cashing in.

I mean, why release an app as shareware and charge 30/$40 for it, when you can release it provisionally as freeware, get people using it, and then pull the rug from their feet and...