I had a problem recently with Windows 7 refusing to go to sleep. I would click “Sleep” and the screen would go off but all the fans were still going and on moving the mouse around I would be presented with the login screen – not exactly “Sleep” in my books. I was baffled by this and no matter how many times I told the machine to go to sleep it would behave the same way.
Fortunately the cure for this insomnia is relatively simple!
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We’re keenly aware of making sure everything we do on the web is secure and solid, and when it comes to WordPress there are a few simple things you can do to add that extra level of security.
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We provide some in depth technical information on how to use AWstats and Postfix to generate statistics for email activity on a server running virtual domains.
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When you’re looking at getting a website hosted there are seemingly countless hosting companies out there all offering a variety of solutions. In this article we offer some words of warning for those in search of web hosting deals.
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Recent news of Eircom bowing to pressure from IRMA has sent some shockwaves through the Irish net community, and on further inspection things are even worse than they first seemed.
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In light of the recent bush fire disaster in Australia, SitePoint are having a massive sale on their excellent web design and coding books.
We recommend supporting this good cause whilst picking up an excellent deal for yourself!
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If you’ve ever been disappointed in the lack of useful system information provided by Windows you should have a look at this small application which provides you with a task manager on steroids.
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When things go wrong with Google, it doesn’t take long before you notice it.
This particular error has, in many ways, rendered Google’s search completely useless.
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The Mozilla Foundation, coupled with Wikimedia, are throwing their weight behind the development of OGG video and audio as a new open standard for the web.
If OGG were to become a well supported standard by web browsers, web developers could look forward to being released from the constraints imposed on them by proprietary technology.
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Despite being avid users of Mozilla’s Firefox browser, we’re still happy to see Microsoft moving things along with development of Internet Explorer – for more reasons than it being easier to design web sites that work!
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