Google is changing the Gmail compose window. It now pops open a small window over the inbox that is separate from the inbox, but still locked to the inbox browser window.
This change allows us to work on a new message and still access the other messages in Gmail. The new compose window has a [...]
Aereo is a wonderful new service that gives you access to broadcast TV channels for $8/mo (1 antenna w/ 20 hours of DVR), $12/mo (2 antennas w/ 40 hours of DVR) or $80/yr (2 antennas w/ 40 hours of DVR). Aereo delivers your TV over the Internet. Aereo’s DVR lets [...]
The User Interface (UI) is how we interact with our computing devices. One of the choices that UI designers struggle with is simplicity vs. complexity. Do designers keep the UI simple, hiding features from users or do they display the features at the risk of overwhelming users? Traditionally, all the elements of the UI were [...]
If you have recent versions of Reader (XI) or Acrobat (X or XI) you should increase your security by doing the following:
Lately, the news about Internet security has not been good. High profile news stories announced that Chinese hackers successfully invaded the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Washington Post systems. Two stories that you should be aware of are:
The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) warning about exploited vulnerabilities in Java Universal Plug and [...]
SkyDrive is a cloud-based file storage and synchronizing service. You need a free Microsoft account to use SkyDrive. The free, default SkyDrive gives you 7GB of online storage. You can install SkyDrive desktop applications on your Windows and Mac computers and SkyDrive apps on your mobile devices [...]
I believe it is useful and important to consider Windows 8 in the context of the changing technology landscape that confronts Microsoft today.
The new version of Windows is now available from Microsoft. Is it right for you? What is good about it, what is not? Should you upgrade now or wait? Richard Frisch, a Microsoft partner, will help answer those questions, share his experiences with Windows 8 [...]
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