Little Known Facts Someone Might Get Some Use From…

Did you know you can embed a shared OneDrive Folder onto a web page? Look… I didn’t say it would be earth shattering did I? Log into your OneDrive at http://onedrive.live.com  Navigate to the folder you want to share Click on </> Embed   Copy the generated code If you are using WordPress, paste the code into a new post on […]

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How Crittall® Steel Windows Are Made

Any window or door which has custom requirements visits the setting out bench, where an experienced window manufacturer will mark the positions of any features or special cutouts required. Machining is carried out with the frame in bar form, so that any holes punched or drilled will still be protected by the hot dipped galvanizing process. The corner of each […]

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OneNote: one place for all of your blog notes

Earlier this month, Microsoft announced a partnership with WordPress, and released the WordPress OneNote plugin, which can be used to create posts from your OneNote pages. This is from one of the sample OneNote pages.   If you are a fan of OneNote (I am) it could be an invaluable tool. Watch the 2 minute video 1. Take notes anywhere on […]

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I Just Want To Dance The Night Away…

As Microsoft announced that Sway will soon be available for Office 365, and I don’t know much about it, I decided I’d better take a look. I’ve seen it described as a potential Powerpoint Killer. In it’s current form, I can’t see that happening Sway is a move away from Microsoft’s traditional products, it is 100% cloud-based, and I would […]

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Fool Me Once Shame On You, Fool Me Twice You Must Be A Double Glazing Salesman

A few years ago I wrote a post on another blog about Celebrity Endorsement. I asked the question, is it better to believe that a particular product is superior to another because someone you admire promotes them, or would you do better to place your trust in an internationally-recognised certification like ISO 9001 to give a better indication of a […]

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A Checklist For Anyone Having Problems Receiving MMS Messages on Android Phones

Another techie post… My Samsung Galaxy S II is nearly 2 years old. Yesterday, for the first time since I’ve had it, it was refusing to display an MMS message. It presented me with a download button to hit in the message box. When I hit it, it looked like it was doing something, then it returned to just show […]

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Crittall Windows Historical Timeline

I’m very proud of the fact that I work for Crittall Windows, an old, established company that makes a great product. Here is a powerpoint slideshow that shows the development of the company alongside world events.

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Use Recovery Mode To Fix a Dead Nexus 7

This is a bit off my normal topics, but I am an IT Manager, and this appears to be a “feature” of the Nexus 7. Plenty of people are being hit by this design flaw. My Nexus 7 bricked last night. That is, it wouldn’t switch on, it wouldn’t charge – there were no signs of life at all. So, […]

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