Using A Digital Signature With Outlook

Introduction This article covers some of the issues involved when using a Digital Signature. Each Digital Signature is generated from a Digital Certificate (otherwise known as a Digital ID) issued by a certifying authority. All examples given are created using Microsoft Outlook 2010 on a PC using Microsoft Windows 10, but the principles apply to other versions of… Continue reading Using A Digital Signature With Outlook

How To Make Safe Financial Transactions

Warning NOTE: “I am trying to help people make safe financial transactions but I take no responsibility for anyone’s financial loss. Reading and following this information is done at your own risk.” — HC Introduction This Article About Safe Financial Transactions Covers: How to avoid being persuaded to send money to a fraudsters account,

Fourteen Different Calendars

Calendar - Scotland

Introduction If you didn’t already know it the 1st January next year will always be on a different day to the 1st January this year. This comes about because: for ordinary years with 365 days there are 52 weeks and 1 day remaining, for leap years with 366 days there are 52 weeks and 2 days remaining.… Continue reading Fourteen Different Calendars

Solar Panel Orientation In The Northern Hemisphere

Introduction In the northern hemisphere solar panel orientation is seen by some as unsuitable because they mainly lie on a north-south axis. This enables them to generate the most electricity when the sun is at its zenith (highest in the sky) and is shining straight down (or as near to perpendicular as possible) on the surface of… Continue reading Solar Panel Orientation In The Northern Hemisphere

CycloCable Gets Bikes Up That Hill

CycloCable We all know it’s a bit of a pain cycling up steep hills especially on your journey to work, but CycloCable gets bikes up that hill. Well the Norwegians have got that sorted, in Trondheim at least. Just watch this video: You can see more detail about how the ‘CycloCable gets bikes up that… Continue reading CycloCable Gets Bikes Up That Hill

New One Pound Coin in 2017

New One Pound Coin

Why A New One Pound Coin? Due to excessive counterfeiting of the existing one pound coin The Royal Mint has decided to introduce a new one pound coin design, in 2017, with new security features: “It will be constructed from two different coloured metals and contain an iSIS security feature – a revolutionary new high security coinage currency… Continue reading New One Pound Coin in 2017

Bank Machines Will Use Windows XP Beyond The MS Deadline

Well, well, well, whose not keeping on top of things then. It looks like all the major banks. This article from ITPRO taken from Reuters points out that some major banks will not have updated their Automatic Telling Machines to Windows 7 by 8th April 2014. This is Microsoft’s published deadline after which there will… Continue reading Bank Machines Will Use Windows XP Beyond The MS Deadline

Airlander Airship v Goodyear Airship

Airlander Airship or Goodyear Airship? The Airlander airship gets competition from another airship making its move, the Goodyear Dirigible airship making its move. It’s 246 feet long, 50 feet longer than previous models, and is dirigible (it has a frame and is not just a balloon). See my other Airlander post Airship Airlander – Made in England.… Continue reading Airlander Airship v Goodyear Airship

Airship Airlander – Made in England

Cardington Airship

Introduction This airship Airlander, the longest aircraft in the world at roughly 91m (300ft), from the US military airship Airlander project, has been brought to Cardington, Bedfordshire, England (home of the R101) for further development by a British company who built it in the first place. In fact the development is taking place in the same… Continue reading Airship Airlander – Made in England