Interested in optimizing OS processes in your Win 7 install? With the SMART tool, it's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to from the folks at Britec can present a complete overview of the process in just over seven minutes. For more information, including step-by-step instructions, take a look.
Feeling a little bit uncomfortable with how pervasive Google and its myriad products like Gmail and YouTube have become in your life? This clip from the folks at CNET TV will show you how to do just that. For more information, as well to get started divorcing yourself from said Silicon Valley giant, give this guide a gander.
Using ASP.NET Secure Services and Applications Services
This tutorial shows you how to build web services with MapForce. Load an existing WSDL file and build a complete web service by retrieving data from databases or XML files and using a visual function builder. It's easy to build web services in MapForce as this tutorial shows.
This video talks about what SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) is and designed for the absolute beginner - someone who wants a high-level overview of Reporting Services.
Interested in better integrating Mozilla Firefox with your favorite Google Services (like Gmail, Reader and Maps)? It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to from the folks at TekZilla can present a complete overview of the process in just over two minutes. For more information, including step-by-step instructions, take a look.
Check out this tutorial and learn how to use Excel Calculation Services to handle processor-intensive calculations from your Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 team site and to control access to external data.
In this clip, you'll learn how to make a call to a web service when working in Silverlight. Whether you're new to Microsoft's popular web application framework or a seasoned web developer merely looking to improve your chops, you're sure to find benefit in this free MS Silverlight programming lesson. For more information, including a complete demonstration and detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.
In this clip, you'll learn how to automate the process of resizing and attaching images for and to emails on an Apple computer running Mac OS X. It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to can present an overview of the process in just over two minutes' time. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.
Interested in setting up an FTP server on a MS Windows PC? With Microsoft's IIS tools, it's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to from the folks at Britec can present a complete overview of the process in just under ten minutes. For more information, including step-by-step instructions, take a look.
In this clip, learn how to use the Mac OS X Automator to create custom scripts! It's easier than you'd think! So easy, in fact, that this free video tutorial can present a complete overview of the process in just over four minutes' time. For specifics, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.
1. Type in WWW.sendthisfile.com in the web toolbar and press enter 2. Click on Register found on the top right side
Not only can the Adobe Bridge be used to browse and add metadata to your photos, but it can also be used to connect your photos to the online Photoshop Services. With Photoshop Services you can order prints, order books, cards and calendars as well as simply share your galleries online with your friends and colleagues. You can even sell your photos through the Adobe Photoshop Services partners.
New to the Ruby programming language or simply looking to brush up on your skills? In this installation from his Rubyology series of Ruby tutorials, YouTube user cmatthieu demonstrates how to use SOAP-based web services with Ruby. To learn more, take a look!
In this clip, you'll learn how to selectively enable or disable a service on a desktop or laptop computer running the MS Windows Vista operating system. For more information, including a complete demonstration of the process and detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this home-computing how-to.
Just some suggestions and roughly the way I handle calls. There is more than one way to do this and every call is different. Enjoy!
SQL Server Reporting Services allows you to design and deploy nicely formatted and interactive reports representative of your data. Suitable for print or online distribution, these reports and it allows you to get professional results very quickly. This video demonstrates how to set up Reporting Services and the Business Intelligence Development Studio to build reports using the wizards and design. Use SQL Server Reporting Services.
You may or you may not have your domain name at the same web hosting company. Most web hosting companies can give you a free domain or two just by subscribing to their service.
For a moment, picture a situation where you want to host some files or images, but you do not want it traced back to you. Perhaps you're working on a project with others and need secure data storage. Anonymity is the new shield of the 21st century—and you best protect yourself. As always here at Null Byte, we are trying to make that happen. Before someone can learn how to root a box, they need to learn how not to be found. I can not stress that point enough.
Healthcare providers have unique desktop environments that range from "Workstations on Wheels" to nursing stations in
A cell phone is capable of all kinds of tricks, but you can use your cell for more than just photos, texts, and phone calls. Here are some of our favorite mobile phone services, such as Shazam and AQA. Use 5 different cool services on your cell phone.
In this how-to from Household Hacker, we learn of a number of free proxy services that make getting around your school's Internet filter software a breeze. For all of the details, and to start accessing and using all of your favorite websites when at school, watch this video guide.
In this clip, you'll learn how to call web services over HTTPS when working in Silverlight. Whether you're new to Microsoft's popular web application framework or a seasoned web developer merely looking to improve your chops, you're sure to find benefit in this free MS Silverlight programming lesson. For more information, including a complete demonstration and detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.
With limited storage options available on the Nexus 5, cloud storage can definitely come in handy. But sometimes, with the seemingly endless options of cloud services for us to choose from, our online data can get a bit disorganized.
Over the past week, we are seeing more companies capitalizing on services leveraging augmented reality. One company secured funding to expand their service, while two other companies grow its own services through acquisition.
When I stumble upon a new song that I'm really into, I don't just listen to it repeatedly—I share it with family and friends that I think might enjoy it just as much as I do. Now, thanks to a new iOS app called Craaave, sharing those tunes are a cinch, no matter if I'm using Spotify, SoundCloud, or any other music streaming app on my iPhone.
I wrote a python script that allows you to easily ask what service runs on a specific port and vice-versa. Now, I am sure that such a program already exists on our lovely linux OS's, but... I didn't think of that before I started, and haven't found it yet. So if you haven't found it yet either, maybe you'll find this of some use. It's just called getport. If I have a port number, and want to know what services run on that port, I do:
The options for finding random or specific music to listen to are vast. Spotify is excellent for streaming popular music and new releases, while SoundCloud provides a healthy dose of user-generated remixes and originals. And then there's YouTube for everything else.
After much anticipation, Disney finally revealed its plans for its exclusive streaming service. Disney+ launches Nov. 12, and with it, all of the Disney content you know and love. But do you really need another streaming app in your life? We asked the same thing, so we broke down what we know about Disney+ and compared it to the current competition.
Who pays for live TV anymore? Better question, who watches live TV anymore? With a ton of streaming services available, there's no room in our lives for things like schedules, commercials, or going weeks between episodes. (What is this, 2010?)
When streaming services like Spotify or Pandora compete for customers, the main differentiating factor is the size of their libraries. While these and comparable services usually run somewhere around $10 per month, a completely free alternative may actually have the most expansive library out there.
At the Google I/O keynote presentation today, Clay Bavor, Vice President of Virtual Reality for Google, shared a number of new initiatives in virtual and augmented reality. This included new services for the Tango platform called visual positioning service, or VPS.
The common thread between this week's Brief Reality stories is that augmented reality is beginning to prove its worth as a technology that improves workflows and processes. From customer service to healthcare to manufacturing, augmented reality is helping companies improve productivity.
A mention of the deep web can bring to mind images of drugs, hackers, and other criminal activity. Despite the presence of these elements, the Tor network is a valuable tool for preserving privacy and anonymity. And browsing the deep web and any hidden services can be as simple as downloading the Tor Browser.
We recently lost Grooveshark, the free music streaming service that supplied users with a huge catalog of free music anytime, anywhere. Since its shutdown, I have been scrambling to find a half-decent alternative, and my expectations were more than exceeded when I found NetEase Music.
Firstly let me start by giving credit to Lucid for their guide on Evilzone which inspired this idea, as well as the recent talk of anonymity on here.
How To: We Tested Out Magic, the Service That Lets You Order Whatever You Want via Text (& It's Awesome)
With the brand new SMS-based ordering service called Magic, anyone with a mobile phone can order whatever they want—really, anything—by sending causal text messages. Who says magic isn't real?
With barely a whisper of augmented reality during the first day of its developer's conference, Samsung came out swinging on day two with the introduction of its version of the AR cloud and a partnership with Wacom that turns Samsung's S-Pen into an augmented reality magic wand.
In direct competition with Pandora, iTunes Radio, and Spotify, Samsung has just launched Milk Music—a strangely named, yet completely free music streaming service for Android.