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Back in the ring
From being slow and stodgy, the one forced to do the rural beat, basic telephony is suddenly emerging as the space where all the action is going to be. And pushed to defensive watchfulness, for a change, is the cellular service. Looks like the countr y cousin is set to wrest all the glamour, for now. More


No tears or fears!
Be it children or adults, quite a few have a phobia of mathematics. Now software can help one crack problems with ease. More


Casting a wide Net
The National Internet Exchange that is planned to be set up will give the Net more depth and width across the country. More

Setting the pace
The New Telecom Policy 1994 (NTP '94) had set the tone for introduction and licensing of various value-added services in the country and in due course, some service providers began offering e-mail services. The usage was mostly by corporates and ... More


And they lived unhappily ever after...
How do couples fare in the job market? The ecomomic theory and the software to figure it out may be fuzzy but don't let that deter you. More


Editing sounds
This week, we take stock of a bunch of tools to edit sound files. You can add, delete and mix files as you please. Some of the tools are shareware, but most come free of cost. Soliton Soliton is a sound editor that allows you to record and ... More


Pop-up windows
Whenever I log on to my PC and connect to the Internet, certain unnecessary pop-up windows or Web sites automatically flashes up, thereby causing interruption to my browsing session. Please suggest a solution. Guru Vennkata ... More

Shutdown trouble
My Win NT 4.0 server is not shutting down. Whenever I go for "Shut down" or "Restart" or "Close all programs and logon as different user" stops responding for some time and an error box with the following title appears: "OLE ChannelWnd. This ... More

Sending fax using modem
To send and receive fax using the modem, you will have to install the fax component in windows or install third-party software such as Messenger Plus or Quicklink Pro which you can download from More

String of problems
I am using an assembled PC with P4, 1.6ghz, and 128MB RD RAM, Windows 2000 Professional, 40 GB HDD (C: 4 GB, D: 35 GB). The problems with my PC are that:

  • If I download some software from the Net or have continuously worked for more than ... More

    Partition trouble
    I have a PIII (550 Mhz) system with 8.4 GB hard disk and 192 MB RAM. I have installed Windows 98 SE and Redhat LINUX 7.1 (in a separate partition of 2 GB). I was upgrading LINUX from 7.1 to 7.3, when the installation got stalled, due to a ... More


    What after the clinking?
    The recent Infocom 2002 Conference brought together Government and industry for some frank talks. But much depends on the follow-up. More


    Spreading your wings right?
    Looking to expand your business? Make sure you follow the three vital rules that will help you diversify along the right track. More

    It's how to spend versus how much!
    The ability to do more with less is at the heart of IT spending. How savvy are you on the `more value-less dough' strategy? More


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    How IT all happened
    The computer has become an integral part of our lives today. But there are still people for whom the beginnings of the computer could be as distant as the Ice Age. It's time to get acquainted. More


    "I'm afraid your resume is inadequate. Nobody will take in a software guy who was never laid off."


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