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Bored? Here's an Easter egg

Easter eggs. No we're not talking about those foil-wrapped choccies, but rather hidden features in software programs. Usually yielding a video clip, animation or program credits, software Easter eggs are activated by pressing a set of secret keystrok...

Drag and copy text in Word

Most Word users know they can use the mouse to drag a highlighted block of text to a new location in a document, but did you know you can also copy selected text to a new location? Here's how . . .

Save, print and close with one command

If you're like most users, the commands you employ most often in a newly created document are Save, Print, and Close. If only Microsoft had thought to combine these steps into one command. Fortunately, a quick-and-dirty macro can make a single comman...

Office 97 still hackable

Microsoft has announced -- and filled -- two more security holes in Office 97. Find out if the flaws affect you, and how to fix them.

Divide and conquer your Favorites menu

Here's a quick-and-dirty workaround for people who prefer to separate their favourite sites from their frequently accessed local files, which the Favorites bar insists on displaying both together.

Make dial-up NT Shortcuts

Windows 9x users can simply drag and drop to add Dial-Up Networking Shortcuts to the Start menu. For NT users, it's a little harder, but it can be done!

Nudge graphics in Word

Dragging and dropping a graphics object in Word is easy, but it can be imprecise. Solution: use Word's built-in "nudging" ability. To move in very small increments, just select the object by clicking on it, and then press the cursor keys to "nudge" ...

Make 3D folder icons

Tired of bland manilla folders on your desktop? Colour code your icons with 3DFolders, a freeware collection of icons for any type of folder.

Mac tip: Switching apps

Have you ever wanted to perform some operation on the desktop, only to find that open applications' windows keep getting in the way? Clearing clutter on the Mac is made easy with the application switcher. Here's how . . .

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GGG Evaluation Team

Kathy Cassidy

STYLISTIC Q702

First impression on unpacking the Q702 test unit was the solid feel and clean, minimalist styling.

Anthony Grifoni

STYLISTIC Q572

For work use, Microsoft Word and Excel programs pre-installed on the device are adequate for preparing short documents.

Steph Mundell

LIFEBOOK UH574

The Fujitsu LifeBook UH574 allowed for great mobility without being obnoxiously heavy or clunky. Its twelve hours of battery life did not disappoint.

Andrew Mitsi

STYLISTIC Q702

The screen was particularly good. It is bright and visible from most angles, however heat is an issue, particularly around the Windows button on the front, and on the back where the battery housing is located.

Simon Harriott

STYLISTIC Q702

My first impression after unboxing the Q702 is that it is a nice looking unit. Styling is somewhat minimalist but very effective. The tablet part, once detached, has a nice weight, and no buttons or switches are located in awkward or intrusive positions.

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