Technology has long played a critical role in the work of accountants. Some of the oldest relics of human civilization dating back more than 7,000 years ...
5 Tips to improve your odds of recovering lost devices
Cell Phones – Add a contact in your address book titled “If Found” or “Me” with other ways to contact you in case your phone is found. Create labels with a way to contact you if found.
How do I sync files between my home and office computer using Windows Briefcase?
To sync a briefcase from one computer to another, you will need a USB flash drive or other portable storage drive. A briefcase cannot be synched with more than one computer.
Enter the Dragon
Dragon NaturallySpeaking Preferred 9 voice recognition software gives users the power to create documents, emails, and reports in Microsoft Word and Excel, Corel, Word Perfect and virtually all Windows-based applications. Nuance, the leading provider of speech and imaging solutions for businesses and consumers, claims an impressive accuracy of 99% with a proven rate of 120 wpm.
Split personalities in Windows
Windows makes it easy to combine two or more instances of Windows applications, such as Word, Excel and Explorer, onto one screen. This function allows you to transfer files or cut and paste text between two different instances without having to constantly flip back and forth.
Password protect your files
Cypherix has created a free download, the Cryptainer LE, which creates a “vault” on your computer that encrypts all the files stored in your vault.
The Cryptainer stores up to 25MB of password- protected files.
Five easy ways to protect your business
from internet fraud.
Many internet hackers prey upon users
who are too complacent or just too busy to keep their guard up. However,
if you do nothing else to protect yourself from online fraud, at least
take care of these simple measures:
1. Install anti-virus software and anti-adware/spyware
Apple has made a small breakthrough with the new MacBook 13-inch. Costing around $1,699, the new MacBook is an affordable version of the MacBook Pro 15-inch and MacBook Pro 17-inch, keeping most of the cool features of the larger versions but with a smaller size and price tag.
Save time in Excel by building your own template.
If you and your colleagues regularly work with the same kind of data in Excel, templates can save you hours of time. Whenever you find you’re repeatedly opening, renaming, or changing the data in the same spreadsheet, it’s time to make a template for it.
Brent, how do I prevent a "patch crash"?
Every now and then, a company issues updates on its products, usually for browsers or operating systems, such as Windows, Internet Explorer, and Firefox.
These updates are usually designed to “patch up” a problem or hole in the software, and they are often critical for the security of your computer.
Are you using the fastest ISP?
The speed of different Internet Service Providers (ISP) has always been tough to compare and test, because browsing involves downloading lots of different files as individual “pieces.” The number and size of these pieces is constantly varied.