Microsoft Outlook email delivery notifications can be set to provide audio and visual prompts every time an email is delivered. How helpful this feature is may depend on how you tend to work. For me, getting constant bings and pop-ups every time an email arrives is nothing but a distraction. The notifications themselves interrupt my… Read more »
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On occasion you may have reason to map a domain name to a specific IP address on an individual computer. I find this most useful when developing locally so that I can use a website’s actual domain name but map it to the local dev version of the site. Using a custom domain mapping is… Read more »
On occasion one may wish to duplicate a directory structure but not the files within the original directories. Here’s how to do it in Windows XP and Windows 7.
There is plenty of information out there about setting up a media center using either a home theater PC (HTPC) or digital media receiver, and I’ve read a great deal of it. The long and short of it is that while either approach can get the job done, the right solution is going to depend on 1) how you intend to use it and 2) how much work you want to put into it. Technical details are covered ad nauseam elsewhere. What I’d like to focus on is how to choose between the approaches.