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Color calibration and dual monitor setup in Windows 7

Color calibration and dual monitor setup in Windows 7

Given the nature of my professional calling, I depend on properly calibrated monitors, since you can only rely so much on your experience when there are choices to be made concerning the color. While eyedropper tool is indeed a godsend, calibration is a must in an environment where photo manipulation is in the play, which is nowadays very common. Add two or more monitors in the mix, and suddenly things don't work as they are supposed to. Read more

Simple internet checker

Simple internet checker

In my corporate workplace we have a dedicated ADSL line for the Windows® mail server. As all connections go it's a little buggy, so every now and then ADSL router locks up, mails stop flowing and the only thing that helps is the manual reboot of the router. Since this seems to happen only on the weekends and other non-working hours (Murphy's Law?), the need arose for an automated solution to this problem. Read more