Saturday, January 13, 2007

Free Online Computer Tutorials

In Pictures has launched its new line of free computer how-to tutorials. There are 12 online tutorials on subjects such as Microsoft Office,, and Dreamweaver 8. The tutorials can be used by anyone, free of charge.

In Pictures tutorials are based on pictures, not text. They contain one-tenth as many words as a typical computer how-to book. How-to books typically contain 50,000-100,000 words of text, but these online tutorials contain only around five thousand.

Read more HERE.

Download Videos from Google Video, YouTube, MySpace

This simple tutorial will show you how to download videos from the internet (MySpace, YouTube, Google Video, etc) and save them to your computer. The reason you have to go through this process to download the videos is due to the fact that content providers (YouTube, Google Video, and others) use special formats that do not allow playback in traditional media players (i.e. Windows Media Player, Itunes, and others); as such this method allows you to save the downloaded video files to a universal .avi file that you can play back on any media player.

Read more HERE.


GMailUI is an extension to Thunderbird (versions 0.8 - 1.5.0.x) which add concepts inspired by GMail to Thunderbird, like archiving mail and powerful message searching across all folders. Select a folder to be your sole "archive" folder, or choose to have an archive folder in each of your multiple accounts. Then type "Y" to send your selected message(s) to the appropriate archive folder. Type "from:fred to:tom attachment:yes" to see all messages from Fred to Tom in the current view that have an attachment. Press Ctrl+Enter to have this search apply to all folders.

Read more HERE.


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