Stories by Judy Heim

Share Eudora mailboxes

If you use two PCs (say, a desktop and a laptop) to collect e-mail, you might need to copy messages from one to the other. Here's how in Eudora . . .

Four ways to make Web pages easier on your eyes

Are Web pages becoming harder to read, or is your eyesight getting worse? Probably both. In their quest to be eye-catching, some Web sites use retina-unfriendly fonts and backgrounds. Here are some useful sight-saving tips . . .

Make browsing more enjoyable

Wish you could click a button on your browser's toolbar to change the colour of a Web page, remove its annoying background, or stifle its music? Add Bookmarklets -- buttons for your Web browser -- to customise navigation and more.

Solve download problems

You're downloading software when suddenly your PC loses the connection to your Internet service provider or your download rate slows to a glacial pace. Don't have a conniption. Next time, try these tricks for downloading software smoothly and quickly...

Outlook spam filter

In previous versions of Outlook Express, you couldn't create a filter for deleting messages when your e-mail address did not appear in the "To:" field. Outlook Express 5 finally lets you create a spam filter. We show you how . . .

Clear your history

Do you want to know how you can get rid of the URLs from your browser's drop-down location box -- we show you how.

E-mail signature hiccups

Do messages you send to subscribe to mailing lists come bouncing back? The receiving computer may be rejecting messages that include anything beyond mailing list commands like subscribe and unsubscribe.

Unleash a search hound

When a simple search engine doesn't do your quest justice, it's time to unleash the search hound: Dogpile. Picking through major search engines plus FTP searchers and newswires, Dogpile will find what you want.

Manage your many Web site passwords

If you find it hard enough remember your numerous PINs for banking -- how in the world are you going to remember the numerous Web passwords you pick up daily? Find out how Netscape Navigator and Internet Explorer can help you manage your online perso...

Gather e-mail while you sleep

Waiting for that all important e-mail but don't have time to sit around and dial up your ISP every hour? Users of Outlook Express may configure the program to check for e-mail during regular intervals. Here's how . . .

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...

OneSeek's ActiveCaption

ActiveCaption will interest Net surfers who use Netscape Navigator and Internet Explorer. This free add-on lets users add hot buttons to their browsers, and manage a single set of bookmarks for use in both browsers.

When a browser upgrade goes awry

Theoretically, a software upgrade replaces an older version while maintaining your preferences and custom configurations. In reality, some upgrades (particularly browsers) turn on you and make your life miserable. Here's how to defend yourself.

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Shining a light on creativity

MSI has long pushed the boundaries of invention with its ever-evolving range of laptops but it has now pulled off a world first with the new MSI Creative 17.

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