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Turn into a techie with online courses

October 29, 2012 Categorized in: AdvancementInternet

Computer skills are key for succeeding in the current business climate, writes John Patrick Pullen. But even if you didn’t study computer science in school, fear not; there are a number of free online resources that can help you get up to speed.

Windows key offers a wealth of shortcuts

October 23, 2012 Categorized in: Internet

In Windows 7, make navigating easier using the Windows key and the following keystrokes:

Google’s alternative to Excel spreadsheets

October 12, 2012 Categorized in: Internet

Google Docs’ Gadgets feature gives its spreadsheets an edge on Excel for some tasks. Users can create ani­­mated pie charts, produce QR codes and more. Helen Bradley of PCWorld explains how.

Time to check out Microsoft’s webmail?

October 9, 2012 Categorized in: InternetOutlook

Microsoft’s Outlook.com has a few advantages over Google’s Gmail, writes Rick Broida at PCWorld.

Pump up productivity with your iPad

September 6, 2012 Categorized in: Internet

The iPad can be a great tool for getting things done at work, especially if you move from place to place and operate on the go all day, Jill Duffy writes in PC Magazine. Here are the essentials.

Google offers alternative to Excel

August 16, 2012 Categorized in: Internet

Google Docs’ Gadgets feature gives its spreadsheets an edge on Excel for some tasks. Users can create animated pie charts, produce QR codes and more. Helen Bradley of PCWorld explains how.
Technology has the power to greatly enhance productivity, but if you’re like most of us, on average you only use 13% of the features in your software tools. PCWorld went to the experts to glean their favorite tricks and tips. Here are five:

Goal tracking software

July 3, 2012 Categorized in: InternetPersonal Development

The web wants you to stick with your goals, if the number of goal-tracking tools online is any indication. Five of the best free methods for tracking and sticking to your goals:
Nowadays, executives more often are meeting virtually, through instant messaging, video chat and other tools. Here’s how to organize a virtual meeting, and prepare participants to get the most out of the session.

Picture perfect: camera apps

May 10, 2012 Categorized in: Internet

The iPhone is perhaps the most-used digital camera in America, according to The Wall Street Journal. Though the iPhone comes with a camera, some people snap with these apps:

Set yourself up for Twitter

April 9, 2012 Categorized in: Internet

If you spend any time at all on Twitter, you’ll eventually run into this problem: It’s overwhelming. A person can easily be consumed by constantly scanning the scroll of a Twitter feed. You can’t possibly read it all, of course. The solution: Twitter lists.
Hold a mobile device at eye level to avoid “text neck.” Dr. Dean Fishman adopted the phrase after seeing a huge influx of younger patients visiting his chiropractor facility … Avoid writing redundant combinations that give readers a sense of “deja vu all over again” …

Share social media with just one click

March 13, 2012 Categorized in: Internet

Social networks are all about sharing: news, images, accomplishments, questions, recommendations and of-the-moment nuggets of information. Here’s a humorous (and accurate) take on the difference between social media tools: