Mar 04

FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014’s Timetable and Results Table Spreadsheet

For those of you who are football fans, get into the action with the free FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014 Timetable. The file is in Microsoft Excel. Should work with Microsoft Office 2007 or higher. For Microsoft Office 2013, you will need the Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack that can be downloaded from Microsoft Download site.

Click on the World Cup Logo to download the spreadsheet (Last Update for games on 23rd June).

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Feb 16

How to Create a PDF Document the Easy Way

Many people think that you have to buy an expensive software to generate a PDF file. That is not true. A simple PDF file can easily be created by a software called Dopdf. You can download the software from the site http://www.dopdf.com for free.

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Once installed, you can straight away create a PDF document by printing it using Dopdf as the printer.

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Feb 05

How to Find Latitude and Longitude of a Location

Have you ever encounter the problem of giving the direction to your place to other people coming over for a party?  Or have you experience the problem of getting somewhere but fail to search the place by its the place or road name? The best way to point to exact location in Google Map or other map or navigation software is by getting the latitude and longitude of the place.

But how do you get the latitude and longitude for a location? You can use the Google Map or Bing Map to find the latitude and longitude but the easiest way is to access a website specifically designed for this which is http://itouchmap.com/latlong.html.

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You can double click or double tap on the point and it will display for you the latitude and longitude. Using this latitude and longitude (e.g 3.015037,101.793240) in the search query will display the location on the map.

Feb 04

Media Play Tip – Playing Sattelite TV Channels on a Projector

It is absolutely fun to have a 55-inch or even a 90-inch TV at home. It will feel like going to the cinema at the comfort of your own couch. But, only a few can afford those big screen TVs. There’s a cheaper option to having a cinema like feel at home. That is by having your a LCD Projector at home. The cheapest option is to get a used projector for a price of between USD150 to USD250. Just make sure you get the best hours on the remaining bulb life.

These projectors don’t normally has a input for HDMI. So, what you need is a converter to convert HDMI to VGA and a speaker or amp for sound.

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The converter will enable the signal from the satellite receiver to be output to the projector, thus transforming your living room to a cinema like atmosphere.

At the side of the converter, there is a mini jack output where you can directly connects a computer speaker or you can opt to connect to your amplifier with a mini jack to composite cable.

This project can also work with your DVD or Blu-ray players.

You can blast the picture right on a light coloured wall which should work fine in a near to total darkness TV room.

 

 

Feb 04

Google Tips and Tricks – Getting the Best Search Results from Google Search

No doubt, Google Search has been making our life easier these days. Anything you want to know is right on your finger tips. However, it will be even faster if you know how to search properly.

The key is the right keywords – all you need to know is to be very specific with the keywords to key in at the Google Search, what you want to search, to get the exact results you are looking for from Google Search. Giving you an example. The task is to search for a car to rent in Sydney, Australia.

A query of ” Car Rental in Sydney” at Google Search will return some results

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A more specific query at the Google Search can return a more desired results. Let’s say you want to rent a motor home. You should put in the query as ” Car Rental in Sydney Motor Home” at the Google Search, which will lead you to a company that provide a motor home rental.

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But if you want to specifically rent a motor home in Sydney with online Booking, you should be more specific and put in the query “Car Rental in Sydney Motor Home Online Booking” at the Google Search, which will lead to a company that offers a motor home rental in Sydney with you can do your booking online.

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This technique can be applied on other search tasks and search engines to get a better search results and less time searching.

 

Jan 29

Google Search Tips and Tricks – Finding Out the Distance between Two Places

There are plenty of ways you can utilize the Google Search to help you in your every day life. One of the wonder of Google Search is to find out the distance between 2 places. What do you need to do is just to type the query in the Google Search ” google1Distance between  city 1 and city 2″. The example I gave here is the distance between Bangkok and Krabi in Thailand. Google Search returned the results with the route, distance and the estimated time to reach the city. Now you see, you don’t have to open your navigation software or even the Google Map in order to do this.

That’s awesome from Google Search.

Dec 07

How to Open a Protected Excel File When You Don’t Have the Password?

Have you ever encountered a situation when you have forgotten the password to your Microsoft Excel file that you’ve set to open your most important file? or You just simply want to crack open your enemie’s password protected Excel file. There is a way, actually.

The password that I’m talking about is the password set to open the file itself, not the worksheet protection password which is easier to crack.

The only way to crack open this file is by using a cracking software. The software that I used is called Passware Password Recovery Kit. There are plenty of other software in the market but this one is the one I use and it is proven to work, especially if the file is from MS Excel version 2003 and below.

Using the file is easy. Just choose Recover File Password and choose the file.. and taraa.. it’s there already…

However, it will be harder to crack Excel 2007 and higher because Microsoft using encryption..

If you need assistance for a very small fee, you can send me the file to subkie@hotmail.com and I will try to crack the file for you. If successful, I will inform you how to pay then I’ll reveal the password to you. Peace of mind..at your service.

Sep 25

Guide to Editing & Copying Images with Windows Snipping Tool

Intro to Windows Snipping Tool

If you are using Windows Vista or Windows 7, there is a very useful tool or utility that’s included as part of the Operating Systems. I’ve not seen this tool in Win XP.

The tool that I meant is the Snipping Tool. If you can’t find it in your start menu or quick launch buttons, you definitely can find it under C:\Windows\System32\SnippingTool.exe. The tool is used to copy or capture the screen or part of the screen with ease. If previously, we used Alt- Print Scrn to capture the active window or an ctrl-print scrn to capture the whole screen, with the Snipping Tool you can cut out or select a part of the screen to capture. Continue reading

Sep 24

Smart Phone’s Era – How to Make Full Use of Your Own Smart Phone

Smart Phone’s Era

We are now in the age of smart phones. The era of smart phones has begun with the introduction of the first Apple iPhone in January 2007, followed by the more advanced Google Android phones systems in November 2007. The latest is the introduction of the iPhone5 in September 2012 and the launch of the Windows 8 phones by all the major mobile manufacturers. All the tech savvies and also the not so tech savvies may have already owned the smart phones. Continue reading