Computer Tool News
Sunday October 19, 2008THE classmates of Susan Worrall formed a solemn guard of honour yesterday as her parents walked behind her hearse down a Sydney street - in mourning for one lost daughter and the other who is charged with her murder.
Thursday May 29, 2008A free program launched recently will effectively turn every computer that downloads it into a mini-planetarium capable of displaying high-resolution images of millions of stars, planets and other celestial bodies.
Sunday May 4, 2008MORE high schools are turning to the Premier's Reading Challenge as a tool to encourage adolescents to read.
Saturday November 24, 2007BUSINESSDAY is more, far more, than the section you are holding. It is a fully integrated journalism product that includes your computer and handheld devices.
Thursday November 8, 2007One diversion too many gives Charles Wright an introduction to his computer's nether world.
Tuesday October 30, 2007A STONE tool unearthed on a coral atoll near Tahiti has provided the first hard evidence for the extraordinary seafaring skills of ancient Pacific islanders.
Monday July 16, 2007Cyber crime's latest wave is unparalleled in scale, reports Ed Pilkington.
Monday May 21, 2007Email may be the most obvious way to move documents from one computer to another but the technology wasn't designed to cope with large files. As a rule of thumb you can't easily share files bigger than 10MB this way.
Monday May 14, 2007Last Thursday, the NSW Minister for Police, David Campbell, acted without any sense of irony or respect for due process. His tool of character assassination was a Dorothy Dix question from a crony during question time in Parliament.
Monday April 30, 2007Software developers have rediscovered organisational applications, but the most effective tools may not be the newest. Here are 10 ways to improve your time management:1) Microsoft Outlook - is probably already running on your computer, but do you use it effectively? Active Desktop Calendar (www.xemico.com/adc/infocenter/outlook.html) may help; displaying your task list on the desktop should make it much harder to ignore. 2) HiTask - (www.hitask.com) puts to-do lists, projects and calendars on ...
Friday February 2, 2007MUSIC REVIEW: TOOL Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Wednesday January 31
Monday January 29, 2007No doubt about it, this year will set a benchmark for computer crime. Just after we heard instant messaging services were hit by 41 attacks in December, more security issues surfaced in the first few weeks of this year - even the trusty old PDF document format was compromised (upgrade to Acrobat Reader 8.0 to be safe). Microsoft had to fix three "critical" software flaws, QuickTime and Google users were threatened, security software provider Symantec's corporate users were attacked .?.?. the list ...
Monday November 20, 2006Budding designers, or anyone, can have fun with this tool, writes Helen Bradley.
Saturday October 21, 2006Pack up your troubles It would be accurate to describe Backpack (www.backpackit.com) as an organisational tool; accurate, but missing the point. The program, from 37 Signals, is a long way removed from conventional personal information managers (or PIMs).
Saturday August 5, 2006For many businesses, email is becoming almost an essential tool. The trick is that you have to be in your office to attend to the messages - and for many business people, that's not always an option.
Tuesday July 25, 2006FIRST there were blackboards, then whiteboards, and now Smartboards.
Tuesday July 18, 2006John Young is wrestling with a question that has perplexed artists since the dawn of the computer age: does better technology improve art?
Friday May 5, 2006They're still hammering the charts but metal band Tool despair of the future. Frontman Maynard Keenan tells Patrick Donovan why.
Sunday February 12, 2006AUSTRALIA'S online weight-loss industry is booming, fuelled by time-poor, internet-savvy customers looking for diet advice at the click of a mouse button.
Saturday December 3, 2005David Flynn shows how to use a search engine to keep tabs on your computer.