Running out of disk space on your computer? But you have a 200GB hard drive, where did all that space go!? Unfortunately, temp files, duplicate files, backups, etc can end up taking a lot of space over time. Read on to learn about analyzing the data on your hard drive to figure out what’s taking up the most space.
Low Disk Space Warning
Got a new Mac recently? Unfortunately, when you pop in a blank DVD into a Mac, it does not come up with that nice little shortcut menu like in Windows where you can choose to burn a DVD with available programs. The link below walks you through the steps.
How to Burn a DVD on Mac
Tired of looking up words on Dictionary.com with boatloads of ads? Check out Wordweb, it’s a free offline and online dictionary with a lot of useful features like web references, Wikipedia integration, Wikitionary integration and more. Also, it can hear the spoken version of any word.
WordWeb – Free Dictionary for Windows
Have an image in which you simply love the color combinations? Wish you could generate a color palette that matches those colors? Pictaculous is a cool service that lets you upload a picture and returns back several possible color palettes to match.
If you’re a fan of Bill Gates, then you’ll be able to follow him more closely using his his Twitter account or his new website, The Gates Notes. It’s basically his notes and thoughts about global issues.
Bill Gates Twitter
The Gates Notes
Being in IT, one common question I’ve been getting is how to print to a printer connected to a Windows XP machine from Windows 7? Sometimes it’s easy and sometimes not. Read the tutorial below to learn how to share a printer from XP to Win 7.
Share a Printer Between XP and Windows 7
Ever want to write an email in your own handwriting? If you have a tablet PC, you can! Check out this step by step tutorial on how to convert your handwriting into your own font that you can use in Word, Photoshop, or anywhere else!
Convert Handwriting to Font
If you don’t have a crossover cable to connect two laptops or netbooks, you can use their wireless capabilities. This guide shows how you can use your wireless network cards to create a temporary ad hoc network between two or more mobile computers. The guide is for Windows 7 but it works also for Windows Vista.
How to Set Up an Ad Hoc Wireless Computer-to-Computer Network
PDFMYURL is a free service that lets you convert any webpage into a PDF document and save it to your computer. Simply paste the URL and click the button. You can also drag the bookmarklet to your toolbar so you don’t have to visit the website.
One of the most successful ad campaigns in the last couple of years was the “Get a Mac” spots. Unless you live in the stone age, you’ve probably seen them with the cool Mac dude and the dorky Windows guys.
Complete Get a Mac Ad Campaign