Category: Internet/Web

How to Change the Host Header of a MOSS Site 3

How to Change the Host Header of a MOSS Site

If you’ve configured your SharePoint site with a specific URL (host header), e.g. http://webportal and then later decided that you want to change it to another URL, such as sharepoint.seattlepro.com, you can use the...

World Wide Telescope from Microsoft Research 0

World Wide Telescope from Microsoft Research

Okay, so you know all about World Wide Web (WWW) or else you won’t be reading my blog but have you heard about World Wide Telescope (WWT) from Microsoft Research? Microsoft defines WWT as...

Google excluding controversial sites 0

Google excluding controversial sites

Google, the world’s most popular search engine, has quietly deleted more than 100 controversial sites from some search result listings. Absent from Google’s French and German listings are Web sites that are anti-Semitic, pro-Nazi...

Make free long distance calls anywhere in USA and Canada with magicJack 6

Make free long distance calls anywhere in USA and Canada with magicJack

I recently ordered this new gadget called magicJack that can be used to make free long distance calls anywhere in USA and Canada without a phone service or even a telephone set. You do,...

Peer-to-Peer File-Sharing and Copyright Infringement: Are You Vulnerable? 0

Peer-to-Peer File-Sharing and Copyright Infringement: Are You Vulnerable?

Here’s some useful information posted by the University of Washington regarding peer-to-peer file-sharing issues. 1. Peer-to-Peer File-Sharing: What is the risk? Every day, millions of computer users share files online. Whether it is music,...

Compressing GIF or JPEG Graphics in Photoshop CS3 0

Compressing GIF or JPEG Graphics in Photoshop CS3

If you are working with graphics on your Web site, it is a good idea to compress them so they will be smaller in size and will load quickly in the browser. Author John...

Still Driving to a PO Box? Get Your Mail Online! 0

Still Driving to a PO Box? Get Your Mail Online!

A Seattle-based company called Earth Class Mail is offering individuals and businesses an interesting mail service. Currently people in more than 100 countries are using their service. The company calls the online postal service...

Privacy International Ranks Google as “hostile to privacy” 0

Privacy International Ranks Google as “hostile to privacy”

Privacy International (PI), a human rights research and campaign organization, prepared a report following a six-month investigation into the privacy practices of key Internet-based companies. The following companies listed in alphabetical order were included...

How to Edit a Web Site on a 64-bit Windows Server 2003 Using Expression Web 2

How to Edit a Web Site on a 64-bit Windows Server 2003 Using Expression Web

Can’t edit a Web site on a 64-bit Windows Server 2003 using Microsoft Expression Web (EW)? Microsoft has replaced FrontPage with EW. Many administrators who were running FrontPage server extensions on 32-bit Windows Server...

The “File Download – Security Warning” dialog box opens when you try to open Internet Explorer 7 0

The “File Download – Security Warning” dialog box opens when you try to open Internet Explorer 7

On May 10, I discussed a problem with opening Internet Explorer. Microsoft has posted a KB article that discusses the possible solution. Microsoft has confirmed that the problem is caused by the May 2007...