ToolTip: Mouse Without Borders

If you’re using more than one computer on your desk I strongly recommend you look at the Mouse without borders utility that came out of a Microsoft Garage project this year. With Mouse without borders you can just use one mouse and keyboard to control up to 4 Windows clients. Furthermore you can drag and drop files from one screen to the other, take screen captures or just copy and paste text. Mouse without borders Read More …

ToolTip: Network Lights

Network Lights developed by Igor Tolmachev is a Windows program, which blinks keyboard LEDs (Light Emitting Diode) indicating outgoing and incoming network packets on network interface. Network Lights lets you monitor network activity (upload/download) from your keyboard ScrollLock and NumLock indicators. Each LED will flicker when network traffic is detected. Network Lights can be downloaded from here.

Writing e-mails on foreign keyboards

Today we were invited with friends for a BBQ. One of the conversations we had was about writing e-mails on a foreign keyboard. Anyone who has travelled to a foreign country before and used a local PC has probably had that challenge of finding the right characters on the keyboard. The biggest challenge I heard of from people is about the @ sign and the . (dot) character. These are two important characters when entering Read More …