Apr 1, 2008
Tip and Trick Editorial

How to Add Keyboard Shortcut (Hot Key) to Eject CD or DVD Drive

If your computer is located in the slightly out of position location, which make the action to press the open or eject button to open the CD or DVD drive disc tray inconvenient, then you can create a shortcut to fast access the eject CD and DVD drive function. Shouldn’t it be nicer if user can also simply press a keyboard shortcut or keyboard accelerator key, or hotkey, to instantly eject the CD/DVD optical drive?
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Apr 1, 2008
Nic Cho

Dash Express Available At Amazon For $399.99

Dash Navigation and Amazon have jointly announced that the highly anticipated two-way, Internet-connected GPS navigation system – Dash Express is now available at Amazon online store. According to the company, the new Dash Express which designed to provide users the most accurate traffic and destination information, can offer an Internet connectivity via cellular network or Wi-Fi.


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Apr 1, 2008
Nic Cho

New Vivitar DVR565HD

The manufacturer of cameras, DV recorders, lenses, flashes, and slide projectors, Vivitar has recently introduced its new, sleek and compact pocket-sized digital camcorder – DVR565HD, which able to record high definition (HD) 720p in H.264/MPEG4, with a frame rate of 30 frames per second.


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Apr 1, 2008
Tip and Trick Editorial

How to Fetch and Show RSS Feeds on WordPress Blog (Atom/RSS Aggregator Plugins)

Sometimes, bloggers or webmasters may want to display and show contents from other blogs, and the most easy way to do so is by fetching and importing the RSS feed from external sites and display the RSS feed items on own WordPress blog. Doing so will introduce readers to related external contents, or promote other relevant sites. There are plenty of ways or methods to fetch and display the feed items or contents, or aggregate the Atom or RSS feeed, either by using plugins, external services or using PHP scripts.
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Mar 31, 2008
SY Wong

Ion U-Record Converts Audio Cassette Contents to Digital Audio Format for iPod Player

If you still have the favorite old cassette that would like to turn it into MP3 format for easy storage in computer hard disk, you can rely on this device. Named as Ion U-Record, it digitizes any usable ancient cassette’s analog contents to be playable in modern computer system and portable media devices such as Apple iPod.


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Mar 31, 2008
SY Tan

Test the Strength of Passwords Chosen

Users are often required to give passwords to access personal information that is stored in a computer or online account. What are the elements which constitute a strong password that can reduce the possibility of hackers or information thieves cracking into your system and stealing your private data? We have discussed this in our previous post and suggested the use of the password chart to create a strong password. Once you have created your password, you can actually test its strength or safety with some online applications.
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Mar 31, 2008
Tip and Trick Editorial

Windows Vista Built-in Quick Launch Folder Keyboard Shortcuts and Accelerators

Quick Launch folder is a bar column that located right beside Start Menu on the taskbar. Quick Launch folder, or Quick Launch bar which shows only icons, provides easy access to commonly used shortcuts or commands. Some default items or shortcuts that located in the Quick Launch Bar including Show desktop, Launch Internet Explorer, and in Windows Vista, Switch between windows.
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Mar 31, 2008
SY Tan

How to Monitor or Track Real Time Price Movement on Amazon Product?

Many users do trade in Amazon.com, an American based e-commerce company for various products. Unlike buying things from the market, buyers might have difficulties to make direct negotiation from sellers. So how to make sure you always strike a good deal for yourself? One of the efficient ways is to monitor the price movement of your selected products. To keep track or monitor the price movement physically is a tedious job. If you are using Firefox browser, why not considering a few useful plugins or extensions below that can undertake the task?


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