Archive for month: August, 2007

Pioneering new image resizing technique from Adobe

30 Aug
August 30, 2007

via Download Squad.

Anti-telemarketing script

21 Aug
August 21, 2007

Martijn Engelbregt’s Anti-Telemarketing Counterscript seems like a fun way to handle unwanted sales and marketing calls, although I haven’t yet had the patience to try it out!

Anti-telemarketing counterscript (click for full version)

Back up your Firefox/Thunderbird settings with MozBackup

14 Aug
August 14, 2007

MozBackup is a free utility for backing up your Mozilla, Firefox and Thunderbird profiles. Mozilla haven’t yet released an official backup tool, and while it’s possible to achieve the same effect by manually copying folders, MozBackup makes the process much simpler.

MozBackup

How to tile windows from the task bar

10 Aug
August 10, 2007

Lifehacker points out a quick and easy way to work on two documents side-by-side. Simply Ctrl+click their buttons on the task bar and select Tile Vertically. You can also use Ctrl+clicking to tile horizontally and close or minimize multiple windows at once. I’ve been using Windows XP since it first came out in 2002 and this was news to me!

Legally install Vista fonts on XP

02 Aug
August 2, 2007

Microsoft’s free Office 2007 Compatibility Pack includes the new Windows Vista fonts (Calibri, Cambria, Candara, Consolas, Constantia and Corbel) so that XP (also Windows 2000/2003) users can enjoy them too. The “5 Cs” are very easy on the eye and it’s nice to be able to get hold of them legally without having to shell out for a copy of Vista.

Silence your browser with FlashMute

01 Aug
August 1, 2007

Indev’s FlashMute is a handy tool which allows you to mute either all Flash movies or your entire browser, which is useful when you’re listening to music on your PC while browsing. It supports most popular browsers.

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