Have you ever had an important document to work on, but ended up forgetting about it and missing your deadline? Maybe you have a specific routine that you follow each morning, such as checking your email and then reading your RSS feeds, and you want to make the process easier? You might even have a favorite AppleScript that you use everyday and would love to have it execute on its own. Whether you have a specific file, document, or application that you’d like to open at a specific time of the day or have an AppleScript that you’d like to
Timely is one of the most useful Twitter scheduling tools I’ve come across. My personal favorite was Buffer , a service that lets you add tweets to your queue and then posts them automatically according to a schedule that you specify. However after just one use, Timely has taken over as my new favorite tool for scheduling tweets. What makes Timely so unique? Well the name says it all. Not only does it schedule tweets for you, but it automatically schedules them based on the best time of day in order to maximum your impact. Plus, it not only supports
There are times when one needs to schedule a shutdown of the computer after a predefined interval of time. Maybe you are running a virus scan or downloading something from the internet. Although some programs have an options for auto-shutdown after performing their tasks, many others don’t. Scheduled Shutdown is very simple Java application that lets us shutdown our computer after a specified interval of time. With Scheduled Shutdown – we can shutdown our computer from a period of 1 minute to – 12 hours. Shutdown Your PC After Pre-Defined Interval: Scheduled Shutdown is a small (~1 Mb) freeware software.
The User Account Control (UAC) feature has been criticized for being a hindrance in doing everyday tasks in Windows, but we need to understand that the benefits of the UAC far outweigh its annoyances. It has dramatically improved the security situation in Windows. However, sometimes, UAC can really be annoying, when you are running a Trusted Program, and it prompts you to let it run. Against better advice you can Turn off UAC, but then we would be missing a crucial security feature in Windows. So in order to make our trusted programs run without any hindrance, we can create