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Online Office gets needed updates

Live collaborative editing of documents was the one feature on Google’s office suite that I thought Microsoft should adopt for its’ online office suite. Now, it has.  Read More at ZDNet

Arg, Windows 8.1 Changed How You Shutdown Apps

With Windows 8.1, there was a key change, and annoying in my opinion, to the finger gesture used to shutdown an app.  To shutdown an app in Windows 8,  all you needed to do was drag your finger from the top of the screen to the bottom and release.  The app would disappear off the […]

Synchronized Wallpaper

With Windows 8.1, you can synchronize your desktop wallpaper with your Start Screen background.  Follow the CNet link below to find out more about this tip. http://news.cnet.com/8301-10805_3-57609215-75/how-to-sync-your-windows-8.1-start-screen-and-desktop/  

Ready For Windows 8.1

Do you currently use Microsoft Windows 8.0?  Are you ready for the Windows 8.1 refresh, or as some may call a retry?  I know that I am looking forward to installing the refreshed Windows OS.  However, there a re a few things that you should do before you try to upgrade your current version of […]

No Touchscreen On Your X1 Carbon?

If you are one of the ThinkPad X1 Carbon users that opted for the non-touchscreen model, you are not out of luck.  You can still enjoy the benefits of the touch gestures that Windows 8 has to offer by purchasing a Win8 compatible keyboard or touchpad.  Follow the links below for more information on a […]

Lock your iPad down to a sinlge app

Cutting Ties with Google

Can one actually cut their ties with the Google machine?  Follow the link below to find out.   Click Here

Update Breaks Outlook 2013 Folder Pane

The September 11 updates to Office 2013 caused the Folder Pane in Outlook to disappear.  Use the link below to find out how to repair the issue.   http://blogs.technet.com/b/office_sustained_engineering/archive/2013/09/11/outlook-folder-pane-disappears-after-installing-september-2013-public-update.aspx?Redirected=true

UPDATED: Adonit Jot Pro Capacitive Pen for Touchscreens

I found a great capacitive pen that can be used with the various touch enabled devices like the iPad, Windows 8 Touchscreens, and Android devices.  It is called the Adonit Jot (http://www.amazon.com/s/?ie=UTF8&keywords=adonit+jot&tag=mh0b-20&index=aps&hvadid=865074282&ref=pd_sl_1nu6dw1ap9_e  ).  There are models ranging in price from ~$19 – ~$89.  The higher end model has Bluetooth and is enabled with pressure sensitivity. […]

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