Lost in Thunderbird

I launched Thunderbird this morning as usual - and instead of the multiple emails awaiting to be read, I was presented with Thunderbird's dialog box for setting up a new account. Somewhat bemused, I closed the dialog box, to be presented with an utterly, devastatingly empty email client. No emails, no contacts - nothing! Ok -…

On Illbury and his request…

Ok - for this week's open-jawed in disbelief moment: I read an article in the Sunday Times site (the link follows later in this post) and initially thought this was an attempt at some sort of sarcastic humour. But when I read more, I realised that the author was dead serious, in a humourless sincere…

Hosting

It is critical that one selects a hosting service provider after a great deal of due diligence. Certain companies promising an 'eat-all-you-can' approach - offering the facility to host unlimited domains or unmetered bandwidth - should be avoided since these will almost certainly have hidden costs or clauses that severely limit your usage. A business…

Google Slow?

I wonder if anyone else has noticed that Google has become quite slow of late, often crawling to an almost standstill. For the last few days, I have to wait for a minute or more for Google Analytics to load. The same applies to my Ad-sense account and even Google search. Am still waiting for…

Usable Web

The ability to scroll makes a computer screen an infinite medium, theoretically. Unlike a piece of paper or book which has a specific size or number of pages that constraint the amount of content it can hold, one can scroll down a window on a computer screen endlessly. Of course , reader fatigue is one…