How to Shade Alternating Rows in Excel 2011

by Aug 22, 2011

Have you ever tried to shade alternating rows in Excel to discover that selecting and shading individual rows would take a lifetime? If you have found yourself in this predicament there is a very simple solution. In this guide I will show you how to automatically shade alternating rows in Excel 2011. The simplest way…Continue Reading

How to Turn Off Widow/Orphan Control in Word

Jul 08, 2011 No Comments

One of our Answers users recently posted a great question about widow and orphan control in Word 2010 that I thought should be covered here. Here’s the original question: “How do I turn off widows and orphans in Word 2010. In other Words I go to Format,paragraph, line and pagebreaks, Can’t find that in 2010.” The…Continue Reading

Mango Coming Soon to a Windows Phone 7 Near You

Jun 02, 2011 No Comments

A new Windows Phone release is scheduled to come to a phone near you. The new release, scheduled for this Fall, named Mango, includes hundreds of new features which were announced at the Mango Press Conference.  Mango will be available in more languages including: Chinese (simplified and traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Greek, Hungarian, Japanese,…Continue Reading

How to Access Online Templates from Office 2011

May 30, 2011 No Comments

When you open Microsoft Word, Excel, or PowerPoint in Microsoft Office 2011 you see a gallery of templates. However the number of templates available to you isn’t limited to those stored on your Mac, you have access to thousands of templates online and they are just a click away. Software/Hardware used: Office 2011 running on…Continue Reading

Outlook Hotmail Connector Updated

May 17, 2011 1 Comment

Using a Hotmail account within Outlook is a much needed service for many users of the web.  There have been some problems in the past and now Microsoft is releasing a much needed update to the Outlook Hotmail Connector, which is now available. This mandatory update fixes a lot of bugs that have been a…Continue Reading

SeniorNet Helps Seniors Learn Windows 7

May 17, 2011 No Comments

Technology has been widely adopted by many, but computers and the Internet have been adopted by a younger crowd. Baby Boomers and seniors are less likely to learn about computers and the Internet on their own and often have a hard time understanding how to use them. Over the past 25 years, SeniorNet has been…Continue Reading

Updates to Web Apps Brings New Features to Excel & PowerPoint Online

May 16, 2011 No Comments

With online office programs, such as Google Apps, becoming more popular, it’s getting harder and harder for Microsoft to compete. On June 7, 2010 Microsoft entered the online office program playing field with their new set of apps, called Web Apps which included Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote. A few months ago they made Web…Continue Reading

Microsoft Introduces Windows Expert Community

May 12, 2011 1 Comment

You can find countless forums across the web with people discussing and helping others out on all sorts of topics. Now Microsoft is trying to get more involved within the forum community with its new Windows Expert Community. Windows Expert Community is designed to gather well knowledged computer enthusiasts for a variety of topics. Forums…Continue Reading

Have Fun While Learning Word with Ribbon Hero 2

May 04, 2011 No Comments

Every few years Microsoft comes out with a new Office suite, bringing new updates and different layouts. We’ve had 97, 2000, 2003, 2007, and now 2010. Sometimes it’s hard to find out how to use the new version of Word. I know I had a lot of difficulties switching from 2003 to 2007. In 2010…Continue Reading

Internet Explorer 9 Enjoys Almost 10% Share in Windows 7

May 04, 2011 No Comments

With the advancements of browsers like IE9, Firefox and Chrome, it’s a wonder why anyone still uses IE6 and IE7. Sure, businesses have the excuse of “all of our software only works with IE6” or “it’s too expensive to switch”. When in the end, it’s really going to cost them more money in productivity and…Continue Reading

Kick the Windows XP Habit with These 10 Tips

Apr 27, 2011 2 Comments

Windows XP has been a reliable operating system for many businesses and people worldwide, but support for this 10 year old operating system is going to expire in a little less than 3 years; April 8, 2014 to be precise. Microsoft has done their best to help people make the switch from the old lackluster…Continue Reading

Non-Internet Explorer Users Can Now Earn Bing Rewards

Apr 27, 2011 2 Comments

A few years ago, Bing Introduced a great cashback program called Bing Cashback, but it had to eventually be shut down. Last September, Bing tried a new, similar program called Bing Rewards, where the user would complete tasks to earn credits for different rewards; similar to that of credit card companies. However, Bing Rewards were…Continue Reading

Use Bing Mobile Deals to Sort Through Local Deals

Apr 25, 2011 No Comments

Over the past few years, local deal sites like Groupon and LivingSocial have expanded exponentially, giving people great local deals as well as something new to try. However there are so many sites now a days having daily deals that it’s hard to keep track of.  Bing is out to solve the time consuming problem…Continue Reading