A tiny, inexpensive app makes conducting iPhone or iPad presentations possible on a computer screen. The fine folks over at Squirrels say that their products, "enhance productivity and learning for individuals, education and business ...."Read More
Today was a travel day. On days like these, I use my devices differently than normal. What follows is an account of the apps I used throughout the day while on the road. Traveling, as you might expect, takes me away from the office where I normally get work done. However, that doesn’t mean there isn’t stuff to do.Read More
Word 2010 introduced a couple of enhancements to the Navigation Pane, which has been a standard part of prior versions of the app for years. Paragraphs with either automatic numbering or heading styles applied appear in the Navigation Pane.
Two days ago Apple released iOS 7.1.1, a software update for iPhone 4 or later, iPad 2 or later, iPad mini or later, iPod touch (5th generation). It contains bug fixes and security patches and promises improvements to Touch ID fingerprint recognition and a fix to improve keyboard responsiveness.Read More
As is the case with many of life's answers is: it depends. Devices running Android 2.3 or earlier don't have a built-in way of taking screenshots. In Android 3.x, there are ways, but nothing straight-forward. In Android 4.x, however, things get a lot easier.Read More
Find My iPhone is a free service from Apple that allows you to locate your iPhone if it's lost. Play a sound, lock the screen, display a custom message and phone number, or even erase the lost phone from a web browser or from the free app.
Read how my mom and I used it to get her missing iPhone back.Read More
In 2007, Microsoft threw away more than a dozen years of baggage and clutter when it introduced the Ribbon. The bold move signaled a dramatic rethinking in how to present relevant tools at appropriate times. New Office users uncovered powerful functionality fast, much faster than they would have in a previous version of the suite. However Office experts, some with many years of experience, battled the new user interface and were confounded by some of the arbitrary placement of their favorite tools. Fortunately, Microsoft created guides to lead them into the new world.Read More
iOS has a number of accessibility options that make iPhones and iPads ideal devices for those with movement, vision, or hearing impairments. Some features, like Speak Selection, are useful for anybody. When enabled, a Speak button appears on the iOS Edit menu. Touch it and iOS reads aloud.Read More