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Disk Partitioning

Is your back to the wall?

If your back's to the wall, you may not necessarily be in a difficult situation. That's, of course, according to fung shui. If your back is literally facing a wall, it's like having 'mountain' behind you that will give you protection.

Saturday, 20 March, 2010, 12:00am

Separate ways

The paper softwall resembles a giant accordion but instead of making noise, it dampens it. This ingenious freestanding partition can be configured in almost any way and compressed for storage.

24 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

Linux gains credence as mainstream OS

Microsoft may not yet be shaking in its boots, but the Linux operating system (OS) is beginning to gain respect from some of the biggest names in technology, such as IBM, Sun and Oracle.

What is all the fuss about? Linux is simply Unix distributed for free. The secret to it is getting an installation you can use.

22 Sep 1998 - 12:00am

PC card proves elusive

I have a G3 system from Apple, but cannot find a PCMCIA card that can be linked to my Nokia 8110 (GSM) phone so that I can access the Net through roaming while in Europe. Could you advise as to which product is appropriate and where I can buy it? BAUDOUIN NEIRYNC Hong Kong The GSM Gold Card from Psion Dacom is recommended.

1 Sep 1998 - 12:00am

Care the key word when you are mixing languages

I have been using Windows 3.1 and Microsoft Office, both English versions, and Twinbridge Chinese Partner for dual language presentations of technical sales support documents. Chinese Partner is designed for foreigners wanting to compose Chinese files within a Windows environment.

9 Dec 1997 - 12:00am