1&1 Internet

1&1 Internet1&1 UK has just published my blog post, 10 essential (and free) tools every blogger needs. Featured tools include Content Strategy Helper, WP-Markdown, Shortcodes Ultimate and PhotoPin – links to each of the featured tools can be found in the blog post.

In total, I’ve contributed around 90 posts to the 1&1 website over the past 10 months, covering a wide range of topics from social media and blogging to plug-in roundups and getting the most out of various 1&1 services. Click the 1&1 Internet link at the top of this page to access the latest posts published on the 1&1 US website.

MacFormat, issue 288

MacFormat 288Future’s latest edition of its best-selling Mac magazine is in the newsagents (and on digital devices) now, and features my two-page tutorial on keeping folders in sync across multiple Macs using the open-source Syncthing tool. Find out how to subscribe to print and/or digital editions here, or order the current issue here.

Windows Help & Advice, issue 110

Windows Help & Advice 110My work features heavily in this month’s edition of Future’s Windows magazine. I wrote the lead feature, Speed up your PC, plus contributed two new tutorials on organising your desktop using Nimi Places and opening multiple Office documents in a single, tabbed window.

In addition to my regular four-page Support Squad column, the issue also features another two previously published tutorials of mine – how to extend AutoCorrect to any program, and a guide to recovering data if your PC fails.

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LifeHacker UK

Windows 8.1: The Complete GuideMy beginner’s guide to using Windows 8.1 effectively, which was previously published in a Future Bookazine, has now been made available for all to read online at the LifeHacker UK website.

I’m also in the process of writing a feature on building robots for the purposes of teaching children about programming and robotics, with the featured products approved by the UK’s STEM enterprise. This is due for submission next week.