Tips & Tricks For Your Car

Whether you need to fix a dent, got a little ding you want to prevent from rusting, or need a that makes your need-within-reach gadgets stay put. from


Migrate from Outlook Express to Windows Mail

As you know, Vista has Windows Mail instead of Outlook Express.

I thought you might find this article useful when migrating user email data and Email identities.

Keyboard Shortcuts For Vista & Internet Explorer 7

Gmail Notifier

Sure, we know that Gmail Notifier is a downloadable application that alerts you whenever you have new Gmail messages. Once it is installed you will be able to:

  • Automatically check for new messages every two minutes.
  • See a snippet of text from up to 30 unread messages.
  • Select a sound to indicate when you have new mail.
  • Make Gmail your default email application.

    That is correct! So now when you click on a mailto: link your Gmail account will be the default. (Not everyone uses Outlook, Outlook Express or Windows Live Mail)

  • Vista Service Pack 1 Lead Balloon

    I hoped that Vista Service Pack 1 was the answer to making Vista an operating system I could thumbs up. But alas, it is not to be.

    Microsoft watchers portrayed as bad news, a list of applications that worked with Vista but break when SP1 is installed is now out from Microsoft.

    Even installing the service pack has lead to the balloon of and gosh, even the who marketed Vista is out of there.

    Not So Identical Twins

    I always believed being an identical twin that I had the exact same DNA and from time to time wondered if I could provide an alibi if I had to. (Not that my twin might be up to no good, but the thought has always been there) Researchers studied 19 pairs of identical twins and found differences in copy number variation in DNA.

    Whew! What a relief!

    Compatibility Pack for Office 2007

    It is going to happen here shortly. Someone is going to send you a document, spreadsheet or PowerPoint presentation from Office 2007 and you don’t have Office 2007.  You won’t be able to open that document. What to do, what can you do?!

    No worries…just download and install the Compatibility Pack and you will be good to go.