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Quick fix – stop multitasking on iPhone 4

With the release of iOS 4 on the new iPhone came multitasking. A much delayed feature on the iPhone to ensure it was ‘done right’.
Now that we’ve had a chance to use it for the last few weeks, we noticed immediately it’s not conventional multitasking. Some programs react differently to it. Pandora …


Review AT&T MicroCell – No reception? Buy it.

AT&T’s new MicroCell device is a Cisco branded device that connects to your internet connection (DSL, Cable, etc.) and provides 3G and cell phone reception up to 5000 sq ft from the device.  T-mobile attempted something similar years ago with its @home service that required you to purchase a T-mobile branded linksys router and charged …


Software KVM with Synergy

Who needs Synergy?  The purpose is to provide seamless KVM switching between multiple computer systems.  Normally this means having two or more displays.  The benefit is one keyboard and mouse to control them all your systems and the application also has support for sharing a clipboard between workstations – all of this works over your …


Javascript stopped working in Internet Explorer IE8 (IE7, IE6)

 You may notice that Javascript is not working after the latest Microsoft update or after recently upgrading to the latest IE browser.  This will affect most submit buttons, even Microsoft products like Sharepoint will be rendered nearly useless.
Here are three tips to get things working again.
Start Internet Explorer.
1. On the Tools menu, click Internet Options.
2. …