Monday, September 27th, 2010
Ever wonder if you’re running the most up-to-date version of OpenOffice or its extensions?
Is your program automatically checking for updates, or are you expected to check?
How can you
David from Queensland, Australia asks:
Could you please explain the difference between Microsoft Briefcase, Zip file, and file. What is the purpose of each and when we would we use each. I use Windows 7.
A computer file is the basic form of storage on a computer. Most people combine similar information into a single file and name it appropriately… Continue reading
For photographers who want to make money and gain fame, stock photography offers the best opportunity. However, you first need to learn the art and craft of taking stock photography worthy pictures. Here is where these small tips will work for you. Happy stocking!
Money is in volume
Agreed, stock photography is a pittance, compared to advertising photography that costs… Continue reading
Want to brush up on your grammar skills? Need help teaching grammar? Welcome to Grammar Bytes where you can learn all about grammar!
Click Enter to get into the main page of the site where you’ll have the option to check out Terms, Exercises, Handouts, and Presentations.
Terms – you can click on the two highlighted terms (abstract nouns and verbs) to get started… Continue reading
Libraries is a place in Windows 7, located on your taskbar that contains Music, Videos, Documents, Pictures and other files. It’s a quick and easy way to keep track of all your files, without having to hunt all over the place. Continue reading
Ru from Kings Park, NY asks:
How do you make “List” your default View option in Windows Explorer?
To set the default view option, Windows Explorer offers the following choices; Thumbnails, Tiles, Icons, List and Details. This tip shows you how to make List the default view .
To reset the default view, perform the following steps:
Now I know we’ve all thought that just at the moment of no return when we’ve clicked the wrong icon and instead of starting Word we’ve started Excel… or instead of PowerPoint you’ve started Publisher.
We’ve all done it and it can be a royal pain – especially if your computer doesn’t start programs instantaneously.
So now you wait while the wrong program loads… Continue reading
Photography as I see it, is the most common form of art and almost everyone is capable of it, to some extent. However, what sets professional photographers apart is the experience, an eye for the best perspective and then as always, there is that awesome camera they have. For those who do not have that privilege and have to make do with a mid-range camera, here is a guide to… Continue reading
The Internet has been called the “new frontier” and in many ways, it is. This “information superhighway” has caused concerns with personal privacy, and connected computer systems around the world (resulting in additional security measures), have provided hackers an opportunity to prey on innocent victims everywhere.
Here are a few of our tips to protect yourself and your computer while surfing the web.
This is a site I often visit, so I thought it was about time I shared it with you.
Here you can find all sorts of articles on Classical music. There are lots of featured articles on the main page (a fave of mine right now is the Hilary Hahn piece). I also loved the Fall is in the Air piece.… Continue reading