Stories by Scott Mendham

Mastering HTML 4

Trying to learn how to write HTML from a book can be a tough process. Titles aimed at new users are quickly outgrown, while advanced books tend to lose readers with their dry, analytical approaches. The next problem is that most books focus so much o...

Hacking Exposed

Hacking Exposed is a security handbook that shows how attacks are mounted on a network, and ways of defeating them.

I want my MP3

There has been a rush recently of MP3 books onto the market, and most are simply not worth the time. I want my MP3 is typical. From the outset, the author never really establishes that he fully understands MP3s.

Iomega ZipCD

Iomega has taken the plunge and released its own CD-RW drive - the ZipCD - the most impressive feature of which is the bundled software.

Hoax claims 60 second Y2K fix

A Y2K-compliant PC in 60 seconds without additional hardware or software? If you think it sounds too good to be true, you're right. As the new millennium approaches, hoaxes and snake oil fixes are becoming more common.

Installing new software

Having trouble working out how to install software on your PC? Here's an easy step-by-step guide that explains the whole installation process.

Outlook won't print

If you've installed Internet Explorer 5 and are having trouble printing from Microsoft Outlook, you're not alone. Microsoft has confirmed that there is a bug in the way IE5 interacts with Outlook. But there is a solution . . .

When a hoax is a hoax

What's worse than the Melissa virus? Probably about half of the e-mail currently circulating the Internet. Why? Because most are pranks, hoaxes, urban legends or scams. Learn how to determine the fake from the real.

Book Review: Hit the books

Often the best way to find relevant Web sites is to turn to printed publications. One of the latest offerings is Rosanne Bersten's Little Net Guides. Each books reviews around 100 sites on various topics. They are designed for everyone from the conce...

Web Monkey

When Aunt Frieda decides its time to join the rest of the cyber world -- who does she call? Probably her relative/friend/butcher who is reading this Web site. When she decides it's time to create a Web site for the local bowls club -- it's time to h...

Adobe patchwork: PhotoShop 5.0.2 upgrade

In a rush to get PhotoShop 5.0 out the door last year, it seems Adobe shipped it with a surprise -- lots of bugs. Adobe has since released a patch aimed at fixing many of the problems. The software fix will "upgrade" PhotoShop to 5.0.2 by making chan...

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Sharp PN-40TC1 Huddle Board

Brainstorming, innovation, problem solving, and negotiation have all become much more productive and valuable if people can easily collaborate in real time with minimal friction.

Sarah Ieroianni

Brother QL-820NWB Professional Label Printer

The print quality also does not disappoint, it’s clear, bold, doesn’t smudge and the text is perfectly sized.

Ratchada Dunn

Sharp PN-40TC1 Huddle Board

The Huddle Board’s built in program; Sharp Touch Viewing software allows us to easily manipulate and edit our documents (jpegs and PDFs) all at the same time on the dashboard.

George Khoury

Sharp PN-40TC1 Huddle Board

The biggest perks for me would be that it comes with easy to use and comprehensive programs that make the collaboration process a whole lot more intuitive and organic

David Coyle

Brother PocketJet PJ-773 A4 Portable Thermal Printer

I rate the printer as a 5 out of 5 stars as it has been able to fit seamlessly into my busy and mobile lifestyle.

Kurt Hegetschweiler

Brother PocketJet PJ-773 A4 Portable Thermal Printer

It’s perfect for mobile workers. Just take it out — it’s small enough to sit anywhere — turn it on, load a sheet of paper, and start printing.

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