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Problems with Wake on Wireless LAN

Problems with Wake on Wireless LAN

One of the great little things about computers is surely Wake On Lan feature on most network cards. It allows you to wake up a turned off or sleeping computer by sending a remote wake up packet (sometimes called a 'magic' packet). I found myself depending on this nifty little thing lately, since I want to be able to access files remotely, but I don't want to have a computer running all the time (it's not very green, is it?) or be there physically to turn it on (beats the purpose, I guess). Read more

Backup Gmail for free

Backup Gmail for free

Believe it or not, some people are already having trouble with free space on Gmail. Not me, I'm at 38% full at the moment, but those large attachments proved to be deadly for some. If you don't want to pay for the extra storage but want to keep all those old emails, read on for an effective offline backup using Mozilla Thunderbird client. Read more