Computers & Technology

Picasa is a Great Pick For Photo Enhancement, Printing and Sharing

Digital cameras let you easily take lots of pictures, giving you the freedom to experiment without racking up film processing fees. And there’s a perfect digital camera out there for everyone-from ones that comes with mobile phones to the fanciest digital SLRs. The real challenge for most people comes in finding an easy way to […]


Microsoft Project 2010 – Do You Need to Upgrade?

The internet age is characterized by fast technological change and constant updates and advances. Ten years ago, nobody had heard of Facebook or Twitter. Five years ago most people still thought a Blackberry was a fruit. Two years ago, just a decade after Jorn Barger coined the term “web-log”, blogs written by Buddhist monks constituted […]


Simple Solutions to Windows Media Player Problems

Over the years I have used many of Microsoft’s products on a daily basis. I also like Windows Media Player and all of the features it has, but the other day I started to get error messages and did not know what to do. As it turns out I had a problem with my registry. […]


Microsoft Access Tutorial

When determining your information needs it is important to select the correct tool for the job. Microsoft Access is the most popular desktop database in the world and is part of the Microsoft Office suite of programs. It is possible to create simple Microsoft Access databases by picking up bits of information from the internet […]


What is Svchost?

Svchost stands for Service Host. At startup svchost checks for services in the Windows XP registry that must be run through svchost.exe. Svchost is crucial to checking the Windows registry and loading the services from the dynamic link libraries (DNL) on your computer. The processes are grouped together to allow for easier control and debugging. […]


SaaS System Top 10 Design Issues

Software as a Service (SaaS) is a new software delivery and business model for ISV’s. The SaaS delivery model involves delivering the application as a service, over the Internet. The SaaS delivery model requires that the application either be designed from the beginning as a Multi-Tenanted (MT) SaaS application, or be a Single Tenanted (ST) […]


Basic Computer Security

Basic computer security is essential as the internet is constantly expanding and as it does so do the threats from malware, viruses and rogue programs. There are many ways that hackers and well organised criminal gangs will try to infiltrate your system so you need to take a pro-active role in defending your computer against […]


Outlook Express and Malware Registry Entries Can Slow Down the Processor

Anyone that uses their computer to get information online, whether they are using Outlook Express for e-mail or a web browser, knows that the risk of getting malware is fairly high. Any time a computer gets information from the Internet, that information can contain malware. As long as the majority of computer users run any […]


It’s Time to Teach the Spammers a Little Lesson

Spam is no recent phenomena. It has existed ever since the rise of the internet and will continue to do so. A recent study from McAfee has pretty much summarized the seriousness of the problems which spam creates. Did you know that as a result of spam alone, 33 billion kilowatts-hours of electricity was wasted […]


Using Print Control Software to Manage Workflow

Print control has become an important part of almost any business. Now more than ever business owners are finding it necessary to cut costs by managing the printing that takes place. This does not mean that less material is printed, but rather printing is controlled so that unwanted documents aren’t turned out and materials wasted […]