When are you NEW to computers, no matter its a PC / a Mac, it would be great if someone is sitting beside you and show you around on your new computer. But finding someone like that is not easy, let alone considering the cost. So what can we do? Well, video tutorial is one solution to this problem. Apple recently posted quite a few “Find Out How” videos (http://www.apple.com/findouthow) and its aimed at the “new comers”; people who are new to Mac / just switched to Mac. (more…)
Archive for January, 2008
The Dictionary Application (Dict App for short) is really helpful at times when you are reading an eBook / web page. I even define my own shortcut key so that when I high light a word and press “Control + Command + A”, the dictionary app will come up straight away and show me the meaning of the word that I’ve high lighted.
But there is just one little problem…the Dict App only comes with a few built-in dictionaries…for instance if I want to know the Chinese meaning of a particular word, I’ll need to search online / use something else. It would be great if I can add more dictionaries and make it the “one stop” app that I’ll ever need.
Well, it turns out that with the help of DictUnifier, you can add all kinds of dictionaries to the built-in Dictionary Application in Leopard. Take a look of my list 😉 (I only use a handful of the dictionaries, others are for my friends) (more…)
Summer is here! And with it is coming new technology from Microsoft that will affect how we design and build infrastructure and applications.Come and join Chris Auld (Microsoft Regional Director) and Jeremy Boyd (Microsoft Regional Director) along with local, Beric Holt, as they set up a solution entirely on Windows Server 2008, SQL Server 2008 and host an application built in Visual Studio 2008 and .Net 3.5 over a two hour period. (more…)
ITS is looking for students (who are studying this year) to be part of a team helping students get their own computers set up for use on the University’s network (wireless and wired) and provide general information, advice and support for the student IT services provided by ITS. (more…)
Found a very interesting article today: