Resize Your Partitions" Washington Post, June 22, 2010
"Windows 7 and Vista come with a partitioning tool that will allow you
to resize existing partitions. To get there, click Start, right-click
Computer, and select Manage. In the resulting Computer Management
program, click Disk Management under Storage in the left pane.
Right-click the partition you want to change and select either Extend
Volume or Shrink Volume."
Save your Memories at
MemoryHub | MemoryHub on Facebook
"Because your memories are not getting any younger
Your photos and videos are deteriorating every day. Let MemoryHub save
your memories with no hassle and no risk. We will digitize them and
safely store them online in your password-protected MemoryVault. You
enjoy peace of mind and memories that never fade."
"Do you like to insert a laugh in your emails with a smile, to pep them
up with a funny emoticon, to add some wit with a wink? These tools let
you insert animated, graphical smileys in your emails
TED (Technology Entertainment and Design) is a global set of conferences curated by the American private non-profit Sapling Foundation, formed to disseminate "ideas worth
spreading." Since June 2006, the talks have been offered for free viewing online,... As of July 2010, over 700 talks
are available free online.
UBUNTU/Linux [Open Source
Operating System belonging to
the LINUX family]
Super-fast and great-looking, Ubuntu is a secure, intuitive operating
that powers desktops, servers, netbooks and laptops.
Ubuntu is, and always will be, absolutely free.
Whether you're an experienced Linux user or you're just getting
started with open-source
software, there are lots of ways to get
involved with the Ubuntu community."
Our mission is to provide computer training for "Seasoned Citizens"
(50 years of age and better) that requires no previous computer
Our goal for seasoned citizens is to provide quality training, at a
in a relaxed, fun, peer group setting.
Acquia Drupal is a packaged distribution of the open source
Drupal social publishing system.
A collection of essential software from the Drupal community, Acquia
Drupal provides a quick on-ramp to begin building Drupal websites.
"... finding just the right file when you need it can be challenging.
Windows Search provides an
easy and comprehensive solution for finding and organizing the content
you care about, whether it's on your PC, in an e-mail message or
attachment, on a remote file
share, or on the Web."
"Windows Live Sync (formerly known as Windows Live FolderShare) is a
file synchronization application by Microsoft that is designed to allow
files and folders between two or more computers be in sync with each
other on Windows (Vista and
later) and Mac OS X based computers, based on Live Mesh's data
synchronization technologies...." [Wikipedia]
Windows Live is the collective brand name for a set of services and
software products from
Microsoft, part of their software plus services platform. A majority of
services are Web applications, accessible from a browser, but there are
also client-side binary
applications that require installation on a user's PC.
free apps beat Google, Apple in some ways (June 2010)Windows Live Mail / Windows Live Photo Gallery
(which will take on Apple’s
iPhoto and Photoshop Elements by adding
Craziest feature: It lets you merge several photos of the same group of
people into one picture
that includes everyone’s best face) / Windows Live Movie Maker & more.
Windows 7 with Upgrade Media (Paul Thurrott)
It was the final unanswered question about Windows 7. But now, thanks
to numerous reader reports,
my own hands-on experience, and a
briefing with the team at Microsoft
responsible for this technology, I think we have some answers. Sadly,
Microsoft is still making it
difficult to clean install Windows 7 with
Upgrade media, as it did with
Windows Vista. But fear not, ....
install vs upgrade" also here]
What is a .zipx file?
"ZIPX (.zipx) is a file extension for a compressed file that can be
created/opened with WinZip C (they first introduced the format) or
Bitzipper. A Zipx file is basically a zip file but created using
advanced compression methods..."