Category Archive for: ‘Software’

Creating a link in a WordPress blog

The following video is a very simple demonstration of how to create a link within a WordPress blog post.

Read More →

New Operating System for Asus EEE 900A

One of my children bought an Asus EEE 900A. Its a very attractive little machine. 9 inch screen that is surprisingly easy to view, a small but ergonomic keyboard, and, because this device uses solid state storage, it is silent and has excellent battery life. The downside, the disk drive is only 4 Gb. Before we bought it 4 Gb …

Read More →

Quickbooks 2006 to stop sending email after May 31, 2006

I think Quickbooks is a great program. I use Quickbooks 2006 and I have resisted upgrading to a later version because it does all I need, fairly well. One of the features I do not like is the email invoice function. Instead of being able to send an emailed invoice directly, you have to send it via a Quickbooks server. …

Read More →


I just set up an account with BudURL. Like some similar services it takes a long URL and shortens it. The twist with BudURL is that is includes analytics behind each link that you create. So, for example, you could include a BudURL link in a Twitter Tweet and then see analytics on any clicks on that link. I will …

Read More →

Removing blank lines from OpenOffice labels

Its nearly Christmas and last night I created my Christmas card address labels, a task I do not overly like. I am a big fan of OpenOffice, it does everything that I need, everything that MS Office does that is of any importance and sometimes more, for example you have a huge amount of flexibility in which file types it …

Read More →