This one had me tearing my hair out. We needed to enable auto startup on some of our Virtual Machines on the VMware ESX server, but I couldn’t for the life of me work out how. After a stupid amount of Googling around, turning up nothing, I actually RTFM! Page 177-178 had the answers 😉
Here’s … Read more »
Until about 10 minutes ago I used my colleague’s Windows Live ID passport to get our Volume Licence stuff. To make things easier, I just signed up for my own Live ID using my displaylink.com address, and then filled out a profile, including things like my name, address, company, job title.
I then successfully log … Read more »
If you get your password wrong 3 times in a row, Play.com automatically takes you to the “send me my password” page.
This is a great usability touch. It’s pretty likely that if you’ve entered your password wrong three times, you’ve forgotten it. Removing the hassle of looking around for the “Forgot your password?” link … Read more »
This morning, whilst organising my journey to an interview, I noticed that Google Maps now lets you drag and rearrange the route it specifies when giving driving directions. In the past you had to take the route it decided was best for you, even if your knowledge of local traffic patterns meant you’d never take … Read more »
As I will be leaving Crownhill at some point, I set up SWAT on our SAMBA server to reduce some of the technical and administrative burden on the company until a replacement is found. Whilst briefly showing the MD how to use it, we discovered a huge usability flaw – the Delete share button not … Read more »