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DOS Equivalent of GREP

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In Unix you can pipe the output of a command into the GREP command in order to only display the lines that contain a required string.  This is means you don’...

Windows XP DNS Cache

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Windows caches DNS responses to speed up network access, but sometimes this can cause a problem.  Positive responses (i.e. successful lookups) are cached for...

Save an image from the web on iPhone

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With the iPhone v2.0 software you can now save an image from the web to the Camera Roll on the iPhone.  Tap and hold on an image in Safari and you’ll get a m...

Misc iPhone Tips

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Slow Response, especially in Contacts or Text

Restore a Minimized OS X Window

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In OS X you can swap between applications in a similar way to Windows (Alt+Tab on Windows, ⌘+Tab on OS X) however there’s one important difference - Windows ...

Mac OS X keyboard shortcuts

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Useful OS X keyboard shortcuts, particularly if you’re switching from Windows.  It’s not exhaustive, but it’s got the ones I use regularly.

Recover Deleted Photos from Memory Card

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This article is written from the point of view of recovering deleted photos from a digital camera memory card, but most of the software will work to recover ...

iPhone/GSM Speaker Buzz Solutions

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Some speakers are better than others at dealing with the interference caused by GSM mobiles.  This article{.broken_link} documents one bloke’s extended quest...

Online & Peer-To-Peer Backup

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I’ve been assessing various backup options for both business and personal use recently so here’s a summary of my findings