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How To Get Top Search Engine Rankings

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 Robert Adelman (January 06, 2007)  There is no point having a website if nobody is able to find it via search engines. Today there are a variety of search engines i. e. Google, Yahoo, MSN (Live), HotBot etc. To achieve high rankings within a search engine requires patience and understanding about your target market. In just over 2 months I have managed to get my website www.ittelligent.com. au and its keywords on the 1st . (Computers and Technology)

Bigger Fun For You With Sony's Version 3.00 Firmware For Marrying Your PSP And PlayStation 3

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 Charles Neshah (January 05, 2007)  Bigger Fun With Sony's Version 3.00 Firmware For Your PSP And PlayStation 3 Sony's new release of its version 3.00 firmware for Sony PSP, has made it possible to play emulated PSone games available in PlayStation Stores. Another good thing is that you can now remote-control the PlayStation 3, among other things, using the new version 3.00 firmware for PSP. If you are like me, you will .. (Computers and Technology)

Arizona Public Records - Information About What You Want To Know

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 Paul I Etkin (January 05, 2007)  Though it has been possible, in theory, to go through the Arizona public records given that all of the information is, by definition, public, it has never been quite so easy as today. With the development of computer technology, particularly the internet has made it feasible to search Arizona public records from virtually any terminal in the world as long as it is wired up to the World .. (Computers and Technology)

Business Plan Software

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 James Bukovsky (January 05, 2007)  Business plan software is a great tool to use when you are starting up a business and are looking for a way to create a solid business plan. Any bank or venture capital company that you might approach for startup capital or for an investment will insist from you a complete and accurate business plan. The easiest and often fastest way to create such a business plan is with a special .. (Computers and Technology)

Adobe PhotoShop - Two Helpful Tips

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 Erin Blaskie (January 05, 2007)  PhotoShop is a software program with many, many features. It's also one of those software programs that anyone can use - if they just practice using it. There are two PhotoShop tips that you should know about and these include PhotoShop Actions and color matching using Pantone colors. (1) Actions Did you know that you can setup an action within PhotoShop for any sort of repetitive task . (Computers and Technology)

How To Put Music On The PSP

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 Zachary Scott (January 05, 2007)  Do you want to put some music on the PSP? It is an easy process, once you know how to. I will discuss here simply how to do this, since I have helped many of my friends do it, I thought to myself there must be a lot of people that want to know. Here is how to easily take the music files on your computer and move them to your PSP. Follow my step-by-step information and turn your PSP .. (Computers and Technology)

Wwwaolcom-Sorry-No Information-Why?

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 Marc Weedbrook (January 05, 2007)  aol. +com search did not work- Why? wwwaolcom, Sorry, no information- Why? So you have heard of AOL, fired up the trusty Internet Explorer and typed one of the following phrase's in the search bar, aolcom, aol.com, httpaol.com, httpaol, aolcom mail, or perhaps wwwaolcom, hit search, “-" Eh, Not what you expected, WHY? You are not alone, over 19,500,000 people a year type in .. (Computers and Technology)

How LinkedIn Users Can Get Easily Hacked, And The Pros And Cons Of Megaupload

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 Jared Braverman (January 05, 2007)  (This article is not intended to teach people how to hack, but rather to teach the ordinary person how to “stay safe" on the internet) I'm going to talk about the pros and cons of 2 of the most visited sites on the internet; LinkedIn and MegaUpload.com. LinkedIn is a great site to quickly expand your “business affiliates"; many people simply post their email address for .. (Computers and Technology)

Essence Of Information Technology Landscape In Business Organizations

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 Chetan Savalgi (January 05, 2007)  Any manufacturing organization would ideally have its Vision and Mission to guide them through its future course. But does the organization have an Information Technology vision in place. Some organization may question this need, they may feel that the organizational focus should be on its core competency and Information Technology just plays a role of an enabler. But on the contrary .. (Computers and Technology)

Home Businesses Can Benefit From A Photocopier

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 Kathryn Lang (January 04, 2007)  Starting a home business requires planning, organization, and budgeting. Many people starting out on their own save money by buying equipment that can multi-task. They choose filing cabinets that can be used as extra desktop space and desks that will house their office supplies and the computer. When it comes to photocopiers, few see the benefits in the seemingly single task machine. .. (Computers and Technology)

Off Site SEO

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 Lambert Klein (January 04, 2007)  You can only do so much at a time with your “On Site SEO". Below are some “Off Site SEO" options that can really push your site up higher when you use a few of these. This may seem like a lot of work. Just concentrate on one step at a time. You will find that it's not that hard. The hardest part is the first time you try something new. Just push yourself and you will see .. (Computers and Technology)

Do Not Sweat Over Boot-Up Failures

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 Bob Cheeseman (January 04, 2007)  Boot-up failure? Yup, been there! This is sometimes a problem with PCs, and when it fails to boot, you will want to cry. But there are times when it does fail to boot, and having some knowledge on how to solve this problem helps. The first step is to look at the most obvious thing - the cords. Make sure that they are plugged properly in the wall outlet and the PC. Still not starting .. (Computers and Technology)

Are You A Spammer

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 Donna MacMillan (January 04, 2007)  Spam, as we all know, are those pesky unsolicited emails our mail boxes are filled up with everyday. At their best, they are barraging us with advertising for things we have no interest in and at worst they bring the potential of viruses, identity theft, and possible destruction to our data files, software programs and computers. And they are produced and distributed by .. (Computers and Technology)

How To Put Video On PSP - 4 Easy Steps

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 Dean Forster (January 04, 2007)  How To Put Video On PSP Sony has made this a little tricky to do, but with the steps I’m about to outline below, you’ll be up and running in no time with video on your PSP. Step One: Get a large memory card. Video, by its nature, takes up a lot of memory so you want a half gig ( 512mb ) card as a bare minimum. You can pick these up for 20 to 30 dollars online. You’ll .. (Computers and Technology)

Buying the Latest Electronic Gadgets Online: How You Can Get It before Anyone Else

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 Chris Robertson (January 04, 2007)  Everyone likes to see and try out the newest electronic gadgets. For someone that is normally hard to buy for or someone who just likes to upgrade or add to their collections, buying an innovative new gadget will satisfy their curiosity and interest. Some gadgets are not practical or necessarily useful, but they all have a unique function. Electronic gadgets are not just for computer .. (Computers and Technology)

New Daylight Saving Schedule Creates Problems For Time Sensitive Systems

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 Ralph Nelson Willett (January 04, 2007)  If you have a business telephone system, voice mail, call accounting, security system or any other time sensitive systems, you must be aware of and make plans for the new Daylight Saving Time schedule. On August 8, 2005, President George W. Bush signed the Energy Policy Act of 2005. This act changes the dates when we set our clocks forward or back beginning in 2007. Daylight Saving .. (Computers and Technology)

Removing WinFix For Free

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 Azwan Asmat (January 04, 2007)  WinFix claims to repair computer system problems. However, this is not true because any computer that got infected by this software will have problems such as slow performance. When you're browsing the Internet, a pop-up will always come out saying your computer are infected with spyware and adware and when you click the pop-up, it will shows you a false diagnostic log and make you .. (Computers and Technology)

Integration of SAP Netweaver

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 Ron Victor (January 04, 2007)  In the present era, where SAP companies are struggling to fuse the various heterogeneous environment in their organization and maintain a lower Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) Netweaver comes as a solution to all their problems. SAP Netweaver is the latest advancement in the SAP Technologies, which was developed as an Artificial Intelligence (AI) shell that accepts standard comments .. (Computers and Technology)

Can Google's Supplementary Results Kill Your Traffic?

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 Andrew Jamaz (January 03, 2007)  You may have heard recently that Google is getting tough on duplicate content. If they see pages with almost identical content, they'll show the most relevant result and list the other pages as “supplemental results". If your page is in the “supplemental results" bin, you're probably not going to get any traffic. I think it's technically called a “second index", but .. (Computers and Technology)

Spam Solutions Dave's Quest For The Ultimate Anti Spam Package

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 David B. Smith (January 03, 2007)  Searching for the perfect Anti Spam appliance can be like the quest for the Holy Grail. You're never quite sure whether what you're looking for really exists. There are a variety of solutions on offer, ranging from disposable email addresses to getting your own anti spam exchange server. I've tried most of them. I don't think I've discovered the anti spam software Grail yet, but I've .. (Computers and Technology)

The Power of Personal Digital Voice Recorders

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 Randall Dean (January 03, 2007)  As a time management speaker, trainer, and productivity expert, one of my New Year's Resolutions this year is to use a certain little productivity enhancement device even more in the coming year, due to it's wonderful usefulness. The tool I am talking about is the portable personal digital voice recorder, and the tip I'm sharing with you is to keep one of these very handy anytime you .. (Computers and Technology)

Managing Risks in Implementing Enterprise Software

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 Natalie Aranda (January 03, 2007)  Enterprise software addresses company-wide business issues, while a software application often solves problems for a functional department. The software can be designed to deal with accounting, sales, inventory, or just about any other aspect of business management. Some of it might be budgeting software dealing with financial areas of the business, and some might be forecasting .. (Computers and Technology)

Create Competitive Advantages with Enterprise Software

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 Natalie Aranda (January 03, 2007)  Enterprise Software is a software system that solves enterprise problems, or company-wide problems, rather than departmental problems. Some enterprise software systems solve the problems in an extended enterprise environment which includes a company’s partners, suppliers or customers. Three types of widely implemented enterprise software are ERP (Enterprise Resources Planning) .. (Computers and Technology)

What Is The Difference Between Dvd Replication And Dvd Duplication?

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 Allan Hall (January 03, 2007)  This no doubt is a question that you may ask yourself when deciding how to copy your valuable data to CD or DVD. The two methods you have available to choose from when copying your CD or DVD's are DVD duplication and DVD replication. So what is the difference? -DVD Duplication: This is the process of copying the contents of a DVD or CD to another disc using a drive with write .. (Computers and Technology)

Second Life is What You Make of It

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 Madison Lockwood (January 03, 2007)  Second Life (SL) is a privately owned, partly subscription-based 3-D virtual world, introduced in 2003 by West Coast company Linden Lab. Users can visit this virtual world almost as if it were a real place via their home computer and an internet connection. Visitors can explore, meet and communicate with other people, learn skills that expand their gaming activities and develop more .. (Computers and Technology)

TV On Your PC With Just Software And A Broadband Connection?

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 Dave Cocker (January 03, 2007)  Now whenever I have tried to watch streamed video over the net, even with a fast broadband connection, I have been less than impressed. I usually saw one of four things happen; the video doesn't start to play at all, the video starts playing but then stops after a few seconds, video starts playing but keeps stopping and restarting due to buffering problems or the video plays start to .. (Computers and Technology)

6 Must Read Tips For A Successful PS2 Mod Chip Installation

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 Steven Fields (January 03, 2007)  Installing a mod chip into your Playstation 2 can be a bit of an intimidating task. Unless you've been glued to a soldering iron and have the utmost confidence in your soldering abilities - you're probably scratching your head wondering if you'll be able to do it. There is a good side to all of this though. Most PS2 Mod chip manufacturers have realized that not only do they need to .. (Computers and Technology)

Extreme Programming-Coding At The Speed Of Thought

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 Mike Peters (January 03, 2007)  Ten years ago, when I was an R&D Team Leader with VISA, we had a very structured software development process! Everytime a new module or feature had to be developed, we would go through this same process - Marketing would create an MRD (Marketing Requirements Document). Typically a 10-20 pages document, outlining what marketing wants to see, with a few sketches of how they would like .. (Computers and Technology)

Virtual Laser Keyboard

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 Tracy Theron (January 03, 2007)  The Future Has Arrived Watching CSI the other night, I was totally amazed at this gadget shown, and my first thought was NO WAY and my next one was how can it work and I want one! Although I must admit it did make me feel quite abit older. I know that when I was younger and my Dad would alway tell me about the “good old days" I swore that I would never do that to my kids. And you . (Computers and Technology)

Information Technologies Advances

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 Sharon White (January 03, 2007)  One of the reasons of such rapid development is the information technologies great advantages. Over the years technology advances effectively changed the way we do business. Computer labs came in, to support the functioning of colleges in the faculties such as computer science, math, physics and many other important subjects to boost education department’s activities by this .. (Computers and Technology)

Structured Representation of Information

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 Peter Hale (January 03, 2007)  The Need for Ontologies Information is scattered within organisations and often not held in such a structured way as to be easily accessed by employees or software. This problem was examined by Lau et al (2005) using the example of McDonnell Douglas (now part of Boeing), that demonstrated how difficult it is to gather unstructured knowledge. Therefore, it is important that research is .. (Computers and Technology)

Laptop - Maintain Your New Laptop

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 Raucescu Florin (January 03, 2007)  Now you just got your great new laptop and you are ready to work with. . . or play. Congratulations! But getting it is just the beginning and because you spent money on it, doesn't matter how much, you must ensure that it's life is going to be as long as possible For this I present you a few tips to extend your new laptop's life. Battery life - we all know that a battery cannot be .. (Computers and Technology)

Why Shift To Accounting Software?

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 Joann Grant (January 03, 2007)  Before tackling the question as to why should you switch to accounting software, here are a few lines about accounting first. Accounting in business helps in proper management of revenues and expenditures that ultimately decide whether a business is heading towards failure or success. It is a process of collecting, summarizing and analyzing the financial data of an organization. To .. (Computers and Technology)

Firefox - A Newbie's Perspective

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 John Lincoln (January 02, 2007)  I was spending hours upon hours researching a topic for school; that dreaded final paper of the semester was due. I had my research spread across 5 instances of Internet Explorer, and was finding some good information. Suddenly, it happened: Without warning IE crashed on me. Of course, when IE crashes, all of your new bookmarks, history, and any progress you may have made are instantly .. (Computers and Technology)

Free Your Internet, Free Your Mind

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 Nathan Morrison (January 02, 2007)  First and foremost, I've made it to the Sierra Nevadas, and to my destination. I've not been available to post until now, due to unpacking and setting up a secure and sustainable grid of WIFI Access Points to use to post during my time here. I'd like to take an opportunity today to talk about that WIFI Grid for a moment, to address the concerns of Readers who are not familiar with the .. (Computers and Technology)

Software Downloads For Free - Any Kind At Any Time

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 Michael Kohler (January 02, 2007)  There are many places on the Internet where you can download software for free. Although most of the software is a trial version of the real software, there are some free programs that are excellent to use. The terrifying part about downloading free software is that you do not know the intention of the person that created it that allows it to be distributed for free. There are a few .. (Computers and Technology)

Wholesale Xbox 360 Games- Part Of A $10 Billion Industry

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 Joaquin Reveron (January 02, 2007)  Wholesale xbox 360 games keep becoming part of a breaking sales record for Microsoft Company. In a $10 billion dollar a year industry like video games, Gear of War one of the brightest additions to Microsoft had turned to full success. With its recent released nearly at the end of 2006 Gears of War break records in sales for the very acclaimed xbox console. It is not difficult to .. (Computers and Technology)

Software Programs Every Laptop Should Have

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 Kathryn Lively (January 02, 2007)  We know that laptop computers are portable, convenient, and very necessary in today's fast-paced world. A laptop gives its owner a renewed sense of freedom and capability. With a strong wireless Internet connection, business may be conducted from anywhere in the world. Cubicle walls expand to reveal wide open spaces, where people may communicate, shop, and accomplishment countless .. (Computers and Technology)

Compound Purification Management Using Manufacturing Execution Systems

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 Jojo Jose (January 02, 2007)  Overview Compound purification is one of the key activities in the Chemical and Medical industry. A typical purification process involves the following procedures; Accepting crude samples Dilution and duplication Prepare for instruments Analysis using instruments Quality check Store the purified compoundIn any of the above procedure a rework or scrap of the sample is allowed. Apart .. (Computers and Technology)

Memory Cards - Versatile Storage Media For Digital Devices

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 Susan Chen (January 02, 2007)  Memory cards are now being fitted into almost every digital device. The memory or flash memory cards as they are called serve as the storage media for digital cameras, camcorders, mobile phones, television, printers etc. Photos, music, movies and games are all being saved onto the tiny memory cards. There is a whole range of memory cards available on the market today, such as PSP memory . (Computers and Technology)

Antivirus Software - A Must-Have Protection for Computers

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 Susan Chen (January 02, 2007)  With the advent of computer viruses of all kinds, antivirus software installation in PCs has become a necessity. The antivirus software comprise of computer programs which strive to identify viruses and ‘malware’ (other malicious software), thwart their endeavors and eliminate them altogether. About Antivirus Software The antivirus software program may come installed on .. (Computers and Technology)

End-User Modelling - The Need for Alternatives to Standard Spreadsheets

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 Peter Hale (January 02, 2007)  A consideration which influences my research into End-User Programming and Modelling is that organizations should not use proprietary or closed standards for their information. Systems should be designed with the assumption that information, which represents the primary system asset, may eventually need to be migrated to another software tool or environment. Open use of information was .. (Computers and Technology)

Free PSP Movie Downloads

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 Paul Turner (January 02, 2007)  Anyone with a PSP will know how expensive it can be to buy the games, music and movies to put on it. Even if you are lucky enough to have a large collection of movies, you will know that buying the correct DVD to PSP transfer software can be surprisingly costly. There are several sites now that offer you the chance to download free PSP movies, as well as music and games. The trouble is . (Computers and Technology)

Choosing the Right MP3 Player

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 Kathryn Lively (January 02, 2007)  You may be too young to remember, or maybe you do and would rather not, the once familiar scene of somebody walking down the street with a transistor radio pinned to his ear. Back in the seventies, it was quite common to see people bobbing their heads to a beat only they could hear, distracted from the rest of the world. One can imagine how a young person today would find the image .. (Computers and Technology)

Learn The Right Moves For Sucessful Chess Play

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 Lee Dobbins (January 02, 2007)  For many people they find the tactics and strategy of chess play very complicated, even computers are unable to work out the best strategy against every situation in a game of chess. As there are literally millions of different possibilities involved in each game of chess it is impossible for us to evaluate them all. Over the years chess strategy has gradually been getting more .. (Computers and Technology)

Reasons For Data Loss From Computer Hard Disks

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 Chris Seeley (January 02, 2007)  Introduction The last 20 years has brought about a proliferation of computer use in society. Technology is in a constant state of evolution and computer based activities are becoming increasingly integrated with their users’ lives. A number of years ago, it was unthought-of to conduct activities such as banking and shopping online. In addition to this, the vast communication .. (Computers and Technology)

Why Do We Need Software Engineering?

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 Edeh Chijioke (January 02, 2007)  To understand the necessity for software engineering, we must pause briefly to look back at the recent history of computing. This history will help us to understand the problems that started to become obvious in the late sixties and early seventies, and the solutions that have led to the creation of the field of software engineering. These problems were referred to by some as “The . (Computers and Technology)

Playstation 3 Pre-Order Madness

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 Sean Saunders (January 02, 2007)  Every couple of years, new gaming software hits the market. Usually it hits the market right before Christmas, which is a nightmare for parents; as almost every kid on the planet is in a “receiving" mood rather than a giving one. This means that many kids will see the game console and their eyes will light up like fireworks. Well, the same thing is going to happen again this year. . (Computers and Technology)

Wholesale Playstation 3 - Crucial Facts

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 Joaquin Reveron (January 01, 2007)  It is not possible to get brand new wholesale playstation 3 with the definition of true wholesale, from distributors online, period. Despite what many crooks would have you believe- if you try to get a PlayStation 3 in this way, the best scenario is that you will get it slightly cheaper than the retail price, but with a lot more hassle and worry. The worst case is that you will not get . (Computers and Technology)

Proven Results That Allow You To Easily Network Windows 98 and Windows XP

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 Mickey Lieberman (January 01, 2007)  Do you have multiple computers with Windows 98 and Windows XP? Have you ever wanted the ability to copy files or programs back and forth from one PC to the other? Now you can easily network Windows 98 and Windows XP computers while sharing a router and cable modem. Tired of spending time and money copying files onto a CD or DVD, then moving that CD or DVD to another PC, just to .. (Computers and Technology)