6 Ways to Make your Home Office Great

by Sep 15, 2011

If you work from home, you’ll know how tempting it is to have that extra hour in bed or watch just one more programme on TV. By making your home office a great place to be, you’ll want to spend more time there and actually get some work done Here are 6 ways you can…Continue Reading

7 Tips to Help You Plow Through Hundreds of Daily Emails

May 05, 2011 2 Comments

Are you the guy or gal that gets hundreds, if not thousands of emails a day? You can’t keep track of the important messages that you really need to get before other emails? If you are this person, or even if you’re not, here are some helpful tricks to help speed up your Gmail inbox….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

Think Your Presentation Skills Are Good? Submit Your Slideshow to SlideFest

Apr 07, 2011 3 Comments

We’ve all seen presentations with overcrowded slides that have way too many effects, some of which you might have created yourself. Microsoft knows these problems are common and is out to help you create great presentations with SlideFest. SlideFest is a good starter site for Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 or any previous version of PowerPoint to…Continue Reading

Tip: Use the Windows Key to Quickly Switch Between Screen and Projector

Jul 26, 2010 No Comments

How many times have you been embarrassed at a presentation or seminar because you could not get the projector to display work with your laptop? This scenario usually leads to time loss, a frustrated audience, and a call to assistance from a nearby geek. This entire experience could have been avoided if you would have…Continue Reading

Tip: Search Tiff Files in Windows 7 by Enabling Tiff Indexing

Jun 23, 2010 No Comments

Do you scan a lot of text documents into Tiff files? If so then you might want to take advantage of the powerful Windows 7 search engine that allows you to not only index files, but also index the content of .tiff files. Follow the instructions below to enable Tiff file indexing in Windows 7….Continue Reading

How to Multitask with iOS4

Jun 21, 2010 51 Comments

After almost 3 and a half years of waiting, iPhone users will be able to enjoy what other mobile users have been enjoying since the advent of a task manager in a mobile device, multitasking. According to reports, Jobs waited this long because he wanted to get it right and not hinder the always fluid…Continue Reading

Tip: Save Time by Creating a Blog Post Shortcut for Word 2010

Jun 07, 2010 No Comments

Last week I showed you how you can use Word 2007 and the soon to be released Word 2010 to create blog posts for your favorite blogging platforms. This week I will show you how to create a shortcut to the blog post template, so that you are ready to blog without having to hit…Continue Reading

71 iPad Keyboard Keys You Probably Didn’t Know Existed

Jun 04, 2010 14 Comments

Did you know that your iPad has over 70 keys that give you access to international letters and other symbols? Probably not…the special symbols and characters can be accessed by holding down specific keys on your iPad’s on-screen keyboard. Take a look at the list below so that you can become familiar with the 22…Continue Reading

Tip: Resize Icons to Make Space in the Windows 7 Taskbar

May 24, 2010 No Comments

As a technology blogger whose focus is to write about software, you can only imagine how many applications I have running at any given time. Even with a widescreen monitor I run into trouble with the number of icons displayed on the taskbar which results in having to scroll through the icons on the Taskbar….Continue Reading

Tip: Loop Slideshows in Picasa and Keep the Party Going

May 24, 2010 No Comments

I recently received an email from a reader asking me if there was a way to loop slideshows in Picasa so that she could keep a slideshow going during a wedding. I quickly ran through the options panels in Picasa and found the option tucked away in the Tools menu. Follow the instructions below to…Continue Reading

How to Change Your Computer’s Name in Windows 7

May 17, 2010 8 Comments

Not a fan of Computer-123 as your computer’s name? Don’t worry, with this guide we’ll fix that. Why should it matter what a computer is named, who cares? Nowadays with so many computers in a household it becomes necessary to use descriptive names in order to keep track of which computer is which. When you…Continue Reading

How-to Send Calendar Invitations with Your iPhone

May 13, 2010 38 Comments

It’s the simple things that Apple can’t seem to include with their products. Who would ever want to send an invitation to someone else using their iPhone? Apparently Apple thinks that +20 million people don’t need that functionality. Thankfully, there’s always a solution to every problem. This will only work if you use Google Calendar…Continue Reading