Feb 122017
 

By Susan Harkins at TechRepublic.com…

The article Configure Outlook’s Calendar view to suit your work routine shows several ways to configure the Calendar window to match the way you work. These tips require a bit of initial setup and afterward, you save time by eliminating repetitive steps. This month, I’ll show you eight simple ways to save time on the fly.

Source: Eight quick tips for working efficiently in Outlook’s Calendar window – TechRepublic

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Feb 022017
 

By Susan Harkins at TechRepublic.com…

Busy people depend heavily on Outlook’s Calendar. You can schedule appointments and events and even block out time to actually get some work done. However, we don’t all have the same schedule, so you might spend more time than necessary working around Outlook’s default calendar settings. In this article, you’ll learn how to schedule and modify appointments and events to keep yourself on track. Perhaps more important, you’ll learn how to adjust Outlook’s calendar settings to fit your routine.

Source: Configure Outlook’s Calendar view to suit your work routine – TechRepublic

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Jan 192017
 

By Richard Hay at SuperSite for Windows…

Having the ability to use biometrics to validate my identity for access to my Windows 10 devices is not only a whiz bang neat feature but it is also very secure. By providing my fingerprint or face for scanning I associate those unique personal features to my Windows 10 log in account for an added level of security whether I am on my machines at home or on the road for work.

Source: Photo Gallery: Security | This USB key from Yubico can log you into Windows 10 using Windows Hello | SuperSite for Windows

 Posted by at 7:58 am
Dec 212016
 

By Mitch Tulloch at WindowsNetworking.com…

This is the second and final part of a two-part article that walks through steps for using third-party tools to create a Windows 7 image for deployment that incorporates all available software updates for the operating system.

Source: Creating a fully updated Windows 7 image (Part 2) :: Windows 7 :: Articles & Tutorials :: WindowsNetworking.com

 Posted by at 5:02 pm
Aug 162016
 

By Tim Brookes at MakeUseOf.com…

Sick of dragging files into email messages whenever you want to share something? There might be a better way. Whether you want to share a single file with another Mac in the vicinity, a folder with a Windows PC on the same network, or several gigabytes of video with a friend on the other side of the world, we’ve got you covered.

Source: 9 Quick Ways to Share Files & Folders from a Mac

 Posted by at 10:19 pm
Feb 122016
 

Don’t let the weak and questionable intro sentence discourage your interest.  This is worth reviewing.  By Brad Jones at MakeUseOf.com…

Of all the programs included in Microsoft’s Office suite, Excel is perhaps the most intimidating. There’s an enormous scope to what you can accomplish with the software, and that can be overwhelming. Even finding the desired function from a packed toolbar can be a challenge — unless you know the right keyboard shortcuts.

Source: 35 Everyday Microsoft Excel Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows & Mac

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Jan 192016
 

And I thought we could get by with Windows 7 until 2020.

By Matthew Hughes at MakeUseOf.com…

If you intend to use Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 in the foreseeable future, you should know that Microsoft plans to make it harder for you.If you’ve got a current generation Intel Skylake processor, they’re going to stop issuing security updates for these older supported versions of Windows in about eighteen months. Furthermore, Microsoft is refusing to support anything less than Windows 10 on Intel’s upcoming Kaby Lake processors, period.

Source: Why Windows 7 Won’t Work On Intel’s Current & Next Gen CPUs

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