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Sherpa for Majestic Chrome Extension – Review

Ash Nallawalla

21 October 2017

SEO, SEO Tools

Most professional SEOs I know use Majestic.com for reliable backlink data. Majestic provides a lot of data about the links to a site, including data about the quality of those links. I have used it for many years, from the time it was known as Majestic SEO. I usually enter the URL of the domain […]

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Using Chromecast with Netflix in Australia

Sometime in 2013 Amazon accidentally allowed people outside the US to order Google Chromecast. Without fully grasping what it did, I ordered mine and it arrived within days. Amazon realised its mistake and emailed me asking me to return it at their expense for a full refund, as it would not be supported outside the […]

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Microsoft Office 2010 Professional Plus Review by Ash Nallawalla

This review has been moved to Microsoft Office 2010 Professional Plus Review. Please add your own mini review of Office 2010 below that one.

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Review: Market Samurai affiliate marketing tool at a discount

Arguably the most comprehensive SEO tool on the market, Market Samurai is an affordable, must-have research and management aid for the affiliate marketing expert and novice alike. Yesterday, more than 150 people were privileged to see a presentation of Market Samurai by Eugene Ware of Noble Samurai, the company behind the tool. Speaking at the […]

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Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate Upgrade

Ash Nallawalla

18 January 2010

Windows 7

Amazon.com Upgrade to Windows 7 Ultimate. Windows 7 Ultimate is the most versatile and powerful edition of Windows 7. It combines remarkable ease-of-use with the entertainment features of Home Premium and the business capabilities of (more…)

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Review: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate #win7

Ash Nallawalla

17 January 2010

Windows 7

By Ash Nallawalla Microsoft Windows 7 (Win7) is the latest operating system (OS) to come out of the Redmond giant software maker. It follows the less than spectacular Windows Vista, which I installed on my family computers but not on my main PC. This release is different and truly worth the wait. The executive summary […]

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Adobe CS3 has only 20 activation/deactivation cycles

Ash Nallawalla

3 January 2010

Software

I made a shocking discovery today. I was going to uninstall Adobe Web Suite Premium CS3 from my hard drive to move to another PC when I got this message upon clicking the Deactivate option: I knew there was a problem with CS3 when I had installed Windows 7. Over the years I had installed […]

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How will you use Windows 7 in real life?

Ash Nallawalla

9 August 2009

Windows 7

I played with the Microsoft Windows 7 beta and I am comfortable enough to make the switch from Windows XP Pro. The RTM is out and I am lucky enough to get a copy. 36 hours later I am still downloading Win 7 from the Asia server at about 35 KBit/s on a 1500/256 ADSL […]

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Cheap Windows 7 Pricing Announced

Microsoft and Amazon have announced cheap pricing for Windows 7 Pre-Orders placed before July 11. The Upgrade price for Windows 7 Home Premium is US$49.99. The pricing at Amazon is as follows: Home Premium = $49.99 Upg; $199.99 Full Pro = $99.99 Upg; $299.99 Full Ultimate = $219.99 Upg; $319.99 Full Click here or the […]

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Norton Security Roundup 2009

Over the years, you may have heard of or used computer security programs from Symantec under the Norton brand. At one time you needed only an antivirus program. Later came firewalls and antispyware programs. Touch wood, I have never been affected by a virus, Trojan or other nasty program, but of late I have found […]

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Windows 7 XP Mode

I will be writing a review of Windows 7 in due course, but here is a preview of a key feature that will interest many readers. Windows XP Mode Windows XP Mode is aimed at small business users who wish to run their Windows XP-era applications on their Windows 7 desktop. They might have avoided […]

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Categories in Outlook 2007

My email client is Outlook 2007. I received an email from Feedblitz and noticed something new. There were keywords/tags visible above the From: line. As this notification was for this blog, I recognised them as the tags I had used in those posts. Upon examining the full headers via the Options dialog, I noticed this […]

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