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Google Apps and Domains semi-Integration

Gmail/Gcal and Google Reader, my most used webapps within Google Apps. Although if you’re a dedicated geek or merely wish to exhibit more control over your email experience, you’d be well accustomed with Google Apps For Your Domain [GAFYD]. Where-by you’d have Google look after your e-mail needs at the…

Apple’s new Air Rock

This morning, Apple announced the much speculated and predicted MacBook Air. An ultra portable laptop that in the price range sits between the MacBook and the MacBook Pro [that’s if you’re considering the old decrepit PATA drive, instead of the SSD], otherwise it is the most expensive laptop in the…

File Backup Strategy

Photos are the most precious material possession anyone owns, and should be the first to be saved in the case of a fire. So how does one provide the appropriate backup solution to safeguard their cherished memories? My general approach to backing up the photos is by no means simple,…

Renaming a Project in TFS

I’ve recently decided to try out Microsoft’s latest incarnation of Team Foundation Server; a document and code versioning, as well as defect tracking system for developers. Since TFS manages source code, as well as documents, it is an extremely convenient repository of data for your projects; yet – by putting…

Lightroom 1.2 – Minor Update

The feature-set within Lightroom’s newly released 1.2 ‘update’ – should have really been a mere patch or a service pack, and carried the 1.1.1 designation – as that’s all it really is. Lets have a look at some of the main new updates/fixes [complete list available over at Adobe]: XMP…

ACR 4.2 Released and now Lightroom 1.2

Many souls weren’t happy that Adobe didn’t support Canon’s 40D when they got it, in ACR and consequently in Lightroom. Now you can jump for joy – as right now ACR supports 40D Also note that on the page it lists Lightroom 1.2 as available also, yet this has been…

Canon 40D + Lightroom Auto-Rotate

Cameras these days record the orientation of the camera when you take a shot, and write this into EXIF which is embedded into the photo. There seems to be a new way in which the 40D does it. If anyone has attempted to import from 40D into Lightroom, they might…

Canon EOS 40D – mini Review + Problems

Am a happy owner of the Canon 40D. You can get plenty of complete previews/reviews off other sites I will merely mention several things. I purchased the kit, which included the 17-85mm f4-5.6 IS USM lens. Initially I was considering of purchasing the 400D, although after having a handle of…

Google vs. World

It is no secret that Google wants to be ‘the’ company of the millennium and beyond, especially with it [Google] courting medicine. Without a doubt that you will within 10 years see Google as the dominant force in ALL advertising, be it your fridge, washing machine, television and the soon…

Lightroom 1.1 – No longer slow

After I updated Lightroom to 1.1, I had mixed reaction. At first I was very pleased with the added features such as spraying meta tags onto photos. Although I was very unhappy with the fact that the update rendered my Lightroom, simply unworkable – it was way too slow. The…

Music Everywhere

As with everything, it’s always about the amount of time and money you’re willing to put in, in order to get what you want. I like music, and as someone that has a few computers around the house, coupled with a Vista Media Centre – I want to be able…

Upload from Lightroom to Flickr

If you fit into the following criteria, this post is for you. a fan of Adobe’s Lightroom you happen to be a Flickr user you haven’t seen the light and you’re using Windows You might want to know how to actually upload directly from Lightroom and into Flickr. Step 1…