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Create a TinyUrl the Easy Way in Firefox

Have you ever tried to email or IM somebody a link from a site that has ridiculously long URLs, only to have the link break because it was too long or got cut off? The solution to this problem is to use a service like TinyUrl that turns a really long link into a really short link.

Reorganize Your Taskbar Buttons and Tray Icons in XP/Vista

Whether you are taking screenshots of a portion of your desktop or just prefer to have two apps you are using sitting next to each other on the taskbar, it can be really frustrating that you can't move the taskbar buttons around. There's a small utility called Taskbar Shuffle that gives us this power and more.

Future Date a Post in Windows Live Writer

In the blogging world, it's important to post articles at roughly the same time each day so you can be consistent for your readers. You already know how to submit a post for a future date in WordPress, but did you know you can specify both a date and time when using Windows Live Writer?

Batch Print PDF Attachments in Outlook

Have you ever wanted to print every attachment you receive in your Outlook email box? Let’s say you subscribed to a free fax to PDF email service and you want them to be printed out automatically just like an old fashioned fax machine.

Yahoo! Messenger for Vista Finally Released (Beta)

It's been nearly a year since the new Yahoo! Messenger for Vista was announced, and we were promised a beautiful application that utilized the new Aero features in Windows Vista. The new client is definitely beautiful, although not necessarily useful or especially functional.

Bookmarklet Fun: Check Google Analytics for Today [update]

Like anybody that has a website, I love Google Analytics... but it drives me crazy that the default view is for the last 30 days when I really just want to see what has happened today. The only way to check for today is to manually change the date in the report, so I hooked up a bookmarklet to do that for me.

Enable Partial Match AutoComplete in the Firefox Address Bar

Have you ever remembered the name of a page that you viewed recently but couldn't remember the full link? Usually you'd end up searching through your browser history or just end up Googling for it again. So how do we power up the address bar search functionality to make this simpler?

Resize Windows to Specific Dimensions Easily With Sizer

As a website owner I'm constantly checking different browsers at different resolutions to make sure that the site is going to look at least tolerable for everybody. This is especially important for me since I'm really not a very good web designer... so I have to triple check everything.

Force Outlook 2007 to Download Complete IMAP Items

After writing about how to setup Gmail IMAP in Outlook, I've gotten a lot of feedback from users wondering how to make Outlook download the entire message instead of just the headers. You'll have to navigate through a convoluted set of menus, but it's really quite simple.

Keyboard Ninja: Manage Your GTD Tasks With Tudumo

As a Keyboard Ninja, I've always been very dissatisfied with the choices for todo lists, since none of them cater to the hotkey enthusiast... until I stumbled across Tudumo, a great little Windows application that follows David Allen's GTD methodology.

Speed Up Amarok With Large Music Collections

Amarok is a wonderful application for managing and playing your music collection, but the default settings aren't optimized for speed when it comes to large collections of music. The problems are especially noticeable while trying to use the search box.