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[4 Dec 2008 | 2 Comments | ]

I have been an Eee PC owner for almost a year now. For most of that time I used the default Linux operating system, Xandros, before switching to Ubuntu, and then to Windows. What I discovered after making that final switch is that for me personally, Windows makes the Eee PC a lot more usable. You see, I had slipped into the habit of only using the Eee PC as a Kindle-like device for reading e-books, instead of actually using it to do some, you know, work. This wasn’t because …

General News, PDF Metadata »

[8 Oct 2008 | No Comment | ]

callas Software, specialists in software for analysis and processing of PDF files, have announced that new metadata capabilities will be included in the next version of its pdfToolbox product — to be released later this month.

Tips and Tutorials »

[3 Oct 2008 | No Comment | ]

I’m a big fan of using metadata to organize files because it means I don’t have to use an inefficient hierarchical folder tree. Unfortunately for some of us, this idea seems to be gaining more traction on the Mac OS X platform, than it is on the Windows platform. In a series of posts last year, theAppleBlog looked at how to effectively use metadata to organize files in Mac OS X.

Using Metadata Effectively in OS X
Metadata in OS X: Part Two

The Metadata Screencast: Part Three
Answering Metadata Screencast Questions
Essential Metadata Tips

PDF Metadata, PDF Security »

[3 Oct 2008 | No Comment | ]

Ever wondered exactly what the NSA does? Well a guidance paper they released a couple of years ago sheds some light on one area of their work. The guidance paper deals with how to properly edit PDF documents which are going to be released into the wild.

Document Management, General News »

[19 Aug 2008 | No Comment | ]

We’re all well aware of just how integrated Google (and the internet in general) has become with the Western world. Almost an inseparable part of our our lives, in such a short amount of time (well, at least mine anyway). My internet connection went haywire a few weeks back, and given I’ve already burnt all my books, I felt like I was Giligan on Giligan’s Island …. by myself.
So that said, I was pretty pleased to see that Google’s has revised yet-another technical masterpiece from its labs…
“The new Google Search …