Thursday, March 20th, 2008
Nick from GA asks:
Is there a way to show multiple time zones in Windows Vista and 7?
Yes there is, Nick! Let’s check it out!
Setting It Up
1.) The first step is to right click on the clock in your system tray
News Alert: Vista SP 1 is Here!
Yes, you read that right! After months and months of waiting, Microsoft has finally released the final version of the Windows Vista Service Pack 1. According to Microsoft and several online news articles, as of today (March 18, 2008), the Vista SP 1 is now available to the public. The announcement has been buzzing around the Internet for the past few… Continue reading
Sum It Up With Two Keys
I’m sure many of you are familiar with the AutoSum button in MS Excel, right?
It’s a handy little feature that, with a single click, inserts the formula for the sum of a column of data located just above whatever cell you currently have selected.
Now, those of you who prefer to use the keyboard for everything may be wondering if there’s an… Continue reading
Windows Vista Battery Saver
You may not be aware, but it is widely believed that the Windows Vista Aero interface drains the battery completely from your system. But, along with many others, I dispute this claim! Several users have asked me if turning off the Aero interface will help save a few precious minutes of battery life. Well, let’s go and find out!
It just so happens that there is… Continue reading
Show Some Personality
To begin, I just want to say that portrait photography goes beyond photography! It’s all about judging a perfect stranger and coming to terms with what he or she best symbolizes. It could be haughtiness, confidence, innocence, etc. But the real question is: how do you capture those traits in a photograph? Well, keep reading and you might just find out!
Bring Out Their Personality
Simply put… Continue reading
Twixtr (pronounced Twicher) allows you to share your location, a message and a photo with all your friends!
Registration is very easy. You just need a username, e-mail address, password and the code to prove you’re human. Then you can go on and send e-mail invitations to your friends.
I don’t recommend typing in your e-mail password and letting a service access your account, but you can send… Continue reading
Can you please explain what the Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool is? It comes through every month with the Windows Updates, but I’ve never really figured out what it does.
Oh, that’s such a good question! I’ve been asked this question several times in the past and to be honest, I thought we already covered it in the newsletter. That’s the only reason why I… Continue reading
DVD Parental Controls
Most of you probably know that setting parental controls for the Internet limits your children and grandchildren to certain Web sites. But I’m willing to bet that you’ve never heard of setting parental controls for DVDs that are watched using Windows Media Player, am I right? Well, it’s true! You can activate Windows Media Player’s parental control feature to restrict your children from viewing any DVD movies… Continue reading
Parental Control Bar
Today, I have a security tip and a free download all packed in to one! I’m sure there are many of you parents and grandparents out there who are concerned about the possibility of your children and grandchildren accessing Web sites that are not intended for them. Well, lucky for all of you, I have a solution! I was able to find a program called Parental Control
This Web site is really cute and I know you’re going to have a ton of fun with it! This site allows you to upload one of your photos and then make it into a Polaroid style with text. And did I mention it’s extremely easy to use?
First, you click the Choose button and select a photo from your computer that you want to Polaroid-ize! Once… Continue reading