Adminer – an alternative mysql database management tool to phpMyAdmin

Posted by Shek on March 17, 2011 under Misc, MySQL | Be the First to Comment

If you are a PHP programmer, phpMyAdmin should be a familiar tool for you. But to deploy phpMyAdmin takes a lot of steps and setting. Therefore I recommend Adminer as an alternative to phpMyAdmin.
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Use Adobe Acrobat to add comments to pdf

Posted by Shek on March 1, 2011 under Misc | Be the First to Comment

Editor’s note: In an office environment, there are many hard copies of documents which might need to put comments on them after review. However it is not an environmental friendly way to use up so many papers and therefore pdf is a good way to solve the issue and Adobe Acrobat acts as a tool to put comments into pdf, here are some examples with Adobe Acrobat 8.
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Import address book contacts from excel to outlook express

Posted by Shek on February 22, 2011 under Misc | Read the First Comment

To add a new contact into outlook express is easy,  but in cases where there are many contacts needed to add into the outlook express,then we have to use Excel. And here is the way to do it.
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Convert CD Music or audio into MP3 format with CDEX

Posted by Shek on February 4, 2011 under Misc | Be the First to Comment

Editor’s note: Ever in a situation that you would like to put some songs from your new music CD into your portable MP3 player and is unable to do so because the songs stored in the music CD are in cda format which is not possible to store into the computer and the mp3 player. Here is a solution, use a freeware “CDEX” to convert them into MP3 format.
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Break through ISP port restriction, remote control your computer with TeamViewer

Posted by Shek on January 9, 2011 under Misc | Be the First to Comment

Editor’s note:  Most people remote control their home or office computer with VNC or Remote desktop, but those 2 methods have 2 disadvantages: 1. They both needs settings on the host computer and router which might be difficult for users and 2. Some ISP might block the ports (I use 3G for my home computer sometimes, and the ISP has blocked the services). To solve those issues, I use Teamviewer.
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Resize photos for email with FastStone Photo Resizer

Posted by Shek on January 2, 2011 under Misc | Read the First Comment

Editor’s note: Some email clients and webmails do not support sending large attachments, and therefore to be able to send many photos to friends, we have to resize them first before sending. Here I recommend a software called “FastStone Photo Resizer”.
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