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Ashampoo just keeps those goodies coming for regular DCT readers. This time it’s a brand new release of Ashampoo’s terrific Photo Commander software. This very latest version, Ashampoo Photo Commander 12, was just released earlier this week, on 14th July. Ashampoo Photo Commander 12 would normally sell for $49.99us but DCT subscribers now have a Read more

Are Video Games too Violent?

Categories: Games
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I had a moment of hesitation when coming up with a title for this topic, because violence in itself is a very broad concept in the real world and manifests itself in so many different ways. Video games have a long history of pushing the boundaries of what is acceptable in society today and care should Read more

How to Set Row Label Width in Excel 2010

Categories: Excel 2010
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A client wrote to me recently with this problem: She had a worksheet with about six thousand rows (yes, those do exist!). At the very top of her worksheet there is a graph based on her data with the data starting at row 50. The top 50 rows are frozen so she can always see Read more


Whatever you decide, then the choice of computer cases available today is mind blowing. Horizontal motherboard Take the Deepcool Steam Castle pictured above as an example of thinking out of the box. This case is so cute you almost want to cuddle it and take it home to the kids. Historically, motherboards have been fitted into cases Read more


Every so often, Security company SophosLabs publishes a list of of the top 12 spamming countries in the world, something it lightheartedly calls the “Dirty Dozen Spampionship”. These latest statistics have been taken from the second quarter of 2014, covering April, May, and June. Here is the top 12 list by sheer quantity, or volume: Read more


Apple Says No Backdoor in iOS Recent research by systems security researcher Jonathan Zdziarski has highlighted an interesting and troubling “backdoor” to Apple’s operating system. Utilizing a number of novel forensics techniques, he has shown how third parties can potentially gain access to users’ personal data. Mr. Zdziarksi has not stated that the NSA has Read more


Battlefield 4 – The Review Publisher : Electronic Arts Developer : EA Digital Illusions CE (DICE) Review Platform : PC The Battlefield series kicked off in 2002 with Battlefield 1942 and has a huge following of dedicated fans who have followed the game right up to BF4‘s illustrious predecessor Battlefield 3. Being primarily a multiplayer/team based game, Read more


Livedrive is an online cloud backup and sync storage service that was purchased by j2 Global in February this year. It appears LiveDrive has recently started closing down user accounts without any warning, not all accounts mind you, only those which have apparently exceeded the terms of LiveDrive’s storage policy. It seems rather strange that Read more

The Best SatNav System Ever?

Categories: Humor
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“I have a little Satnav, It sits there in my car A Satnav is a driver’s friend, it tells you where you are. I have a little Satnav, I’ve had it all my life It’s better than the normal ones, my Satnav is my wife. It gives me full instructions, especially how to drive “It’s Read more