Category: Tech Stuff

Has Email Spam Erupted Today?

Today has been mad with email spam. I’ve had around 250-300 spam mails slip past Spam Assassin. Thankfully I run Mailwasher Pro on my computer so this picks up and colours all of my obvious spam in a very bright...

Internet Explorer 7

On opening IE7 this morning (I use it for connecting to the web version of exchange at work to get my emails and use their AJAX features, that’s all, I promise!) it prompted me to install a new version. I...

Safe, Short URLs

A friend, and my PHP guru, Khalid has been working hard recently on a brand new site. Similar to TinyURLs, he and a partner has set up URL.co.uk, a URL redirection service with a few additional differences. At present the...

Wireless Router Issues

So we’re back down at my parents for a couple of days and within minutes of booting up the computer the other day I was already getting frustrated over the poor wireless connection. I discovered last time I was here...

Google Reader Update

I first started using Google Reader as my main Feedreader soon after it first came out. My reasoning for first using it was because I used two laptops and a PDA to read my feeds. Before that I used the...

Google Reader Style Update

Just a quick update (sorry posting is going to be quiet whilst I’m working all morning and house hunting all afternoon/evening!). Google Reader recently added a few new features which broke the stylesheet created by Jon Hicks. A new version...