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Weekly Wallpaper: Celebrate Golf Month

by Aug 22, 2011

If you thought Elvis was the only thing we celebrated in August, golfers will rejoice to learn that August is also National Golf Month. In commemoration of the sport, I’ve put together a group of wallpapers showcasing some beautiful greens and some fabulous photos. Make sure to check out the images below as they all…Continue Reading

American Express Enters PayPal’s Arena

Mar 31, 2011 No Comments

PayPal has been the dominating force in online payments for years. There have been many companies that have tried to beat and surpass PayPal, but so far, no competitors have really stepped up to the plate. American Express is taking their swing at online payment methods by offering an identical service to PayPal called “Serve”….Continue Reading

Miss Your Outlook Notifications in Gmail? Use Google Mail Checker Plus

Aug 06, 2010 16 Comments

Are you a Gmail user that misses the new email alerts we’re all so accustomed to? If this is the case, there is no need to worry. If you are using Gmail as your client of choice, chances are you probably have a browser window that is open all day long, if you happen to…Continue Reading

How to Move Your Picasa Database and Use Multiple Databases

Aug 02, 2010 3 Comments

I’ve written about tricking Windows into allowing you to access Picasa databases on other locations, but I recently found an easy to use application the allows you to not only use databases stored in other locations, but also the ability to use multiple databases for different sets of pictures. The guide below will show you…Continue Reading

Upload Videos to YouTube? Make Sure You Use OpinionCloud to Gauge Viewer Sentiment

Jul 23, 2010 No Comments

If you upload videos to YouTube and would like to get  a pulse as to how your viewers feel, then you need to install the OpinionCloud extension for Google Chrome. Recently featured by Google, the OpinionCloud extension allows users to view a summary of Likes and Dislikes for a given YouTube video. This summary expands…Continue Reading

Record Videos With Your Webcam Using Picasa

Jun 17, 2010 3 Comments

Aside from being an amazing application to manage thousands of pictures, Picasa also does a pretty darn good job of capturing images and videos from a webcam attached to your computer. In this guide I will show you how to configure Picasa to capture images and video and how to save those captures to your…Continue Reading

9 Programs to Encrypt Your Memory Key

Aug 11, 2009 16 Comments

As more of us rely on memory keys, thumb drives, and other portable storage devices to save our sensitive information, it is imperative that we ensure the stored information is secured and remains private. The list below is a compilation of various applications that are designed to encrypt the information on portable storage devices. Most…Continue Reading

21 Great Sites for Finding Deals Online

Jul 30, 2009 18 Comments

Sick of the PriceGrabbers of the world? Don’t fret, there is an abundance of shop comparison web sites online. The list below is the result of several hours worth of Google searches and putting together a good list of shop comparison websites. I’ve included price comparison, product comparison, and Woot! like websites on this list….Continue Reading

8 Ways to Secure Your Privacy in the Cloud

Jul 08, 2009 18 Comments

As more computer users flock to the cloud to store their information, the amount of personal information online is increasing at an exponential rate. Along with that growth is the increased risk associated with the exposure of private and sensitive information over the internet. When we upload personal data to services like Google Docs or…Continue Reading

10 Features that Would Make Gmail Better

Jul 01, 2009 12 Comments

Ever since I made a switch from Outlook to Gmail three months ago, I’ve compiled a list of features that I think would make Gmail better. Some of these are features that are currently available in Outlook and others apply only to Gmail, but are simply missing. In this article I’ll share with you some…Continue Reading

Sneak Peek: OneNote & Publisher 2010

Jun 23, 2009 No Comments

Like I stated in my previous post, I was able to get a copy of Office 2010 and have been playing with it since. The videos below will show you the updated OneNote application and the Publisher application. As time permits I will be posting additional videos for the applications I have not covered yet….Continue Reading

Sneak Peek: Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word 2010

Jun 16, 2009 4 Comments

Like I stated in my previous post, I was able to get a copy of Office 2010 and have been playing with it since. The videos below are just a preview of each of the applications mentioned below, more will follow. Even though it is a technical preview I found it to be extremely stable…Continue Reading

Sneak Peek: Installing Office 2010

Jun 16, 2009 1 Comment

I was able to get my hands on a copy of the Office 2010 technical preview. I was so excited about the features and the new look that I decided to post some videos of the technical preview. These first couple of videos are just peeks of the new interface and some features as I…Continue Reading