Winter and Christmas Wallpapers (Windows/Mac)

Posted by Rich On December - 23 - 2009

Winter and Christmas Desktop Wallpaper Showcase - 19

A collection of wallpapers from MLeWallpapers.com . Full credit goes to the image authors. Let us know about any others you really like!

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Check out more wallpapers in the the Wallpaper section of this site or learn how to use these wallpapers for your login screen too!

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Windows 7 – The Pocket Guide Released (German Translation)

Posted by Rich On December - 22 - 2009

The German translation of Windows 7 – The Pocket Guide is now available. Thank you to Uta Rondio for translating the WHOLE book!

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Jarte Replaces Wordpad as a Simple Word Processor

Posted by Rich On December - 18 - 2009

JarteWindows Guides reader, Angie, suggested Jarte in response to Q10, which she enjoys using. Jarte is a simple word processor that is a natural extension of Windows Wordpad. This wordprocessor is lightweight and includes the tools you need to write great documents

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Dragon Voice Dictation iPhone App Rocks!

Posted by Adam Chavez On December - 17 - 2009

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I just downloaded the free Dragon Dictation iPhone app. It is really cool.

Here’s how it works:

After installing and launching the app, you tap a button that says, “Record.” You then speak your message — there’s a limit of about 20 seconds, perfect for a text or quick email recording. After you’re done recording the message, you click done, & then your message is sent to Dragon’s servers, where it is translated into text and then a few seconds later, delivered to your phone.

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Steps To Solving PC Problems Caused By Missing DLL Files

Posted by Guest Post On December - 15 - 2009

In this guest post, James Ricketts explores steps to solve common DLL errors. Learn more about James at the conclusion of this post.

When something goes missing you can either look for it randomly or go about your search in a systematic, step-wise manner. Obviously, in the second case, the efforts involved will be much less and the chances of success higher. What if you are asked to search something you have never seen or heard about? In such a case you should first take some time to gather some basic information about the missing item that will help you ascertain its origin and why it could have gone missing.

So, before you go ahead and start searching for a file that may have gone missing on your computer without any prior warning, it is of utmost importance that you begin by understanding a few basic facts. These include knowing the purpose of this file, and usual reasons for a file to go missing. This article will make you aware of DLL files, causes for their disappearance and finally steps to solve such problems.

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Texter Automates Commonly Typed Phrases/Scripts

Posted by Rich On December - 11 - 2009

If you find yourself repeatedly typing phrases or snippets of code, you’ll find Texter very useful. Texter is designed to take the repetition out of computer use. I use it when I write guides for this site; I always write the guides in plain HTML first and then move them to my CMS. I’ll often write lines of HTML code over and over again, so this tool is a real time saver.
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