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HTML Explained: Part 2
Get started creating web pages using text files and HTML code! This article is a continuation of HTML Explained: Part 1, which gives a general overview of HTML. Here, we're going to get into the nitty gritty of the code itself.
Some Thoughts on Choosing a Flash MP3 Player
Flash mp3 players come with an exciting array of features, and can be used for more than playing music while you cycle at the gym. Here are some things to think about when purchasing a flash mp3 player, which might make the difference between your choice becoming an indispensable tool, or just another gadget.
The Best MP3 Players Under $100
You don't have to fork out $250 for a super-diggy-whizbang mp3 player, do you? There are cheap mp3 players to be had, with a host of features perfectly suitable for everyday use. Here is a small sampling of some of the highest-rated cheap mp3 players.
Seven Things to Consider When Choosing a PDA
In the early days, Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs) were not much more than glorified calculators with the ability to store contact information and brief notes. Now, the line between personal computer and personal digital assistant is blurred thanks to the advanced capabilities of these useful little devices.
Mail-merging: The Principles
About mail-mergingMail-merging is the process of merging variable data and fixed
text.Using mail-merging, you can create individualised letters,
envelopes, labels and other documents without having to
laboriously create each individual one.
Review of Rio MP3 Players
Below you will find some useful information and comments about a few of the most popular MP3 players by Rio, including the Nitrus, Carbon, Cali, and Forge. None of these MP3 players are perfect, but each offers a unique set of strengths and weaknesses that should be taken into consideration before you purchase any one of them.
What Does That Error Message Really Mean?
Surf the 'Net for about 10 minutes and chances rate very
high that you'll encounter an error of one kind or
another.Whether the error message pops up on your own computer or
on a website loaded in your browser, knowing what the
error means can help you solve the problem much faster
and avoid hours of frustration (especially in a situation
where nothing you do will solve the problem).
Gain Control Over Your Screensavers With These Simple Steps
We all enjoy our favorite screensavers but in the same time we all hate to see that they sometimes disturb our movies, presentations and all the things we do and do not like to be disturbed from. Just read carefully this article and you will never have this problem again.
Advantages and Guidelines of Automated Testing
"Automated Testing" is automating the manual testing process currently in use. This requires that a formalized "manual testing process", currently exists in the company or organization.
Your Affiliate Business - Peripherals, Software, Computers
I have always been interested in computers, but in the beginning, I would not venture any further than to the software end of learning. However, learning only the software side, and knowing nothing about the hardware side, can open you up to some costly times at the shop.
iPod - Learn How It Can Solve Everyday Problems
All over the world, people carry with them walkmans and other music devices so that they can play their favorite music as they move around from place to place. The latest thing in the portable music devices field is the iPod, which offers a higher quality of the music being played and one of the most compact design out there.
5 Ways to Speed Up Your PC
No matter how fast your processor and regardless of how
much ram you carry, there comes a time when you realize
your computer just doesn't run as fast as it did when you
bought it.Windows loads slower, programs take longer to launch,
and, in general, your computer drags like it just came
off a 2-night drinking binge.
Buying a Personal Computer (PC)
For many people the computer industry is a seeming unsolvable jungle filled with mysterious words. Here is a guide to help you understand the personal computer and to give you the information needed to make a shopping decision you can live with so you can enjoy your PC for years to come.
Enhanced Web Browsing With Toolbars
As the Web grows more crowded and just plain "noisy" with
information bombarding us from every angle, most people
welcome any tool, trick or shortcut to help them wade
through the mountains of data to find what they want.Since your web browser represents your main window to the
Internet, it makes sense for any tool which enables you to
find what you need and get around faster online should sit
right where you need it most.
2 PC Annoyances and How To Solve Them!
I have a love-hate relationship with my computer.In fact, often I love to hate my computer!It will do things I know even the great Mr.
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How to Go Back to the Old GmailNew York TimesQ. I tried to get used to the new Gmail web design, but I just don't like it. Can I go back to the old one? A. For the time being, Google is keeping around the previous version of Gmail on the web, and you can revert to the old look from the inbox ...
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Emergency Charging Options on the RoadNew York TimesQ. Is it true that you can charge your phone from the USB port on a television set? Why do TV's even have USB ports? A. Many television models have included USB jacks for years, particularly the flat-panel type with plenty of multimedia ports on the ...and more »
Simple Overview Of Computer
Computer is an electronic machine work on the instructions of human being. In other words you have to input data to get your required output.
10 Tips to SPEED Up Your PC
1. Let your PC boot up completely before opening any applications.
Favorite Things To Do With Home Technology
Save money. Save 10-15% on utility bills per month.
Choosing a Portable MP3 Player: Part 1
MP3 players are everywhere! It seems that the number of makes and models in this market is growing daily, with features and capabilities intended to appeal to just about anyone shopping for one of these devices.MP3 players have been around much longer than the Apple iPod , but there is no arguing that this one device opened the market to a much larger customer base.
How Does My PC Get Hot
There are many sources of heat that can raise the temperature in your PC. No, I'm not talking about the Tabasco sauce you dripped over your keyboard when you ate that bowl of chili at your desk, and no, I'm not talking about that Pamela Anderson (or Ricky Martin poster, depending on your taste) above your desk.
Printing Multiple Copies of Photos
I do a holiday letter every year and send them to friends so they know what's happening with my family and I ask them about theirs. Though addressing the envelopes and such is a pain, I enjoy doing the letter and adding a wallet-sized photo of my kids to show them off.
Microsoft Great Plains Dexterity Customizations
Microsoft Business Solutions is on the way to popularize it's ERP systems implementation. Right now such products as Microsoft CRM and Small Business Manager (cheap version of Microsoft Great Plains, based on the same Great Plains Dexterity runtime and DYNAMICS.
Get Ahead When You Build Your Own Computer
If you've been kicking around the idea of building your own computer, it actually isn't a bad idea. It's easier than you might think, and you can probably come out with a system that gives you more kick for your money, than you'd see in retail, or those made-to-order places.
Basic Computer Maintenance
One of the most common questions computer users ask is, "How do I maintain my computer and keep it running great?" A computer is a lot like a car?it costs more than you think it should, it starts going down in value as soon as you bring it home and it requires regular maintenance to keep it running smoothly. Here are a few basic guidelines required to help keep your PC out of the shop:?Always use a surge protector! Power surges, spikes, lightning and brown-outs are all things that can literally burn up your computer & its peripherals.
Your Home is in Your Hands
I would like to tell you about a magic home. You or your children have bought a home and fixed it up very nicely.
USB Drives - What to Look For in a USB Device
Those small USB drives have so many names, pocket drives, thumb drives, USB Pen, Jump drives, and several other names, but when it comes down to it, we are all talking about a small portable, reusable storage media that fits in the palm of your hand!There are a couple major factors you should consider when you select a USB drive. The size of the storage media you require, and the size and shape of the device itself.
Smart Apple iPod Tips and Techniques
Are you thinking of buying an Apple iPod? Or have you bought one?Almost everyone and anyone that I know seems to have bought an iPod or at least is thinking of getting an ipod for themselves or their loved ones. The iPod is just so alluring! However, do you know what you should do after buying the iPod?Most people don't.
COOKIES - What Are They!!
Cookies, not the kind that Mom makes, but the computer type, what are they and where do they come from. Well let's give you a quick and easy explanation of what they are, where they came from and how to get rid of them.
Image Formats: GIF, JPEG, BMP
When browsing the internet you are likely to come across many different image formats. However, the most common formats are: CompuServe GIF, JPEG, and Bitmaps.
Be Your Own IT Department
If you use a computer, you need to know more than just how to use your email and surf the web. You need to know that you are protected.
Cisco CCNA / CCNP Certification: OSPF ASBRs Explained And Illustrated
When I first started studying for my CCNP, some of the concepts of OSPF really confused me. This was especially true for the ASBR, stub areas, and total stub areas.
The Help Desk
When you think of a help desk, what do you picture? Do you see a large desk with an elderly woman sitting behind it pencil behind the ear? Maybe it has a computer or two? Of course the person is smiling, but you know it's not going to be much help to talk to them. Now, transform this image to the computer help desk.
Apache, MySQL & PHP for Windows
Apache, MysQL and PHP for Windows could be a nice nice thing to have on your Windows workstation. You could try and experiment with all kinds of nice PHP and MySQL based applications right on your Windows desktop running Apache, instead of having to access a full-featured server.
Looking For an MP3 Player?
If you don't have an mp3 player, and even if you do, you should check out all the new stuff that's going on. I'm hoping this article will give you some idea of what kind of mp3 player you want and some tips on what to look for in an mp3 player.
How to Use SQLXML to Retrieve Data from SQL Server Database?
Using SQL Server 2000 and above versions you can retrieve data from SQL Server in XML format directly from the database. Many XML related features were incorporated in the SQL Server database.