Microsoft Windows 7 is a massive step forwards after a frustrating Vista Operating System. Microsoft did a very good job of turning around what was wrong with Vista. Unfortunately however there are still a few quirks in Windows 7 that many find very annoying. Last night I made a backup in iso … [Read more...] about How to find files saved to C: in Windows 7
It's often a natural human tendency to distrust those things that are inexpensive or 'cheap'. Take motor cars for example, we tend to believe that many of the less pricey brands are somehow inferior in quality or safety however Lexus has proved this to be inaccurate. Restaurants are another example … [Read more...] about Is WordPress good for Online Stores?
Below are sections of an article that recently appeared on the Electronic Frontier Foundation Website (thanks to EFF for making their content available under a Creative Commons license). Whilst we may not all be fascinated by security vulnerabilities in SCADA systems (although it is topical with the … [Read more...] about Online Security is about the Basics
For a long time I have wondered why email spammers even make the effort with their untargeted and mass mailouts offering all sorts of 'enticing' products and services; surely all the offers from scantily clad ladies or the promise of longer lasting sex will be a sure sell! Alas for the spammers, my … [Read more...] about Why Spamming is so Profitable
Occasionally I post reviews of WordPress Plugins that I often use. The reasons for this are numerous of which the single most important (to me) is giving some recognition back to the Plugin developer. Most of the Plugins I review are licensed as GPL (i.e. free to use) and therefore it seems only … [Read more...] about The Difficulty in Reviewing WordPress Plugins
I haven't written about Learning Management Systems (LMS) for awhile as I have been incredibly busy with WordPress. One of my most visited Posts continues to be 'Guide to Learning Management Systems' where I list some of the free and paid-for Learning Management Systems such as ILIAS and Claroline … [Read more...] about Moodle Statistics