Posts Tagged Apple

Project management on a Mac

Freelance writer Jane Langille asked me about Outlook for Mac, now that it’s back on the market and has replaced Microsoft Entourage. “Is it worth buying the new Office for Mac Home & Business version 2011 just to get Outlook? The project management integration between Mail, iCal

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An ounce of prevention

Whenever I share tips on this blog, I assume you have a question or problem with specific technology you own. Rarely do I explicitly advise on how to avoid problems in the first place. Avoiding problems isn’t too difficult, really, presuming you take two tips to heart:

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Switching between open applications and documents

My friend Mara emailed me last week asking how to switch between documents on her computer using the keyboard.

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Five not-so-cool things about Microsoft Office:Mac 2011

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It’s miles ahead of its predecessor in some ways, but Office:Mac 2011 still falls short in certain areas. Some of my gripes are carryovers from Office:Mac 2008, others are brand new. I’ve listed five here. Changed keyboard shortcuts I used to use Cmd-G to go to specific

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A minimalist’s five favorite things about Microsoft Office:Mac 2011

For the past week and a half, I’ve been playing with a pre-release version of the latest Microsoft Office:Mac courtesy of Microsoft Canada and Microsoft Office:Mac evangelist Kurt Schmucker, who flew in from Seattle to brief journalists. And for those of us who insist less is more,

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Profile: iPad at work

Early adoption gives Canadian businesses competitive edge Note: I wanted to profile slate computers in general, but the only one with any public profile to speak of at the time of publication was Apple’s iPad. Parag Katrodia has been selling appliances for more than two years at

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Feeling insecure (about your smartphone)?

You should be. Here are 12 smart security tips for your smartphone. More than 106,000 mobile phones went missing in 2009, according to the FBI’s National Crime Information Centre. Question: where’s your BlackBerry? If you found it quickly, good for you. If not, you’re probably starting to

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iPad apps for lawyers

originally published in CBA PracticeLink Lawyers may not view the iPad as a viable laptop substitute today, but that may change with the development of new apps. “But what is it for?” That’s the main question dogging the iPad, Apple Inc.’s new touch-screen tablet/slate computing device. The

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'Magic' iPad proves popular with lawyers

originally published in Lawyers Weekly Magazine Given the seemingly inescapable buzz surrounding Apple Inc.’s iPad, you probably don’t need it explained to you. It’s a tablet/slate computing device, it has a touch screen, no keyboard, and Apple CEO Steve Jobs calls it “magical.” But what “magic” does

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Can You Believe There's an App For That?

originally published on ReadWriteWeb.com on behalf of a client Odd apps for mobile devices date back to at least the Palma Sutra, if not before. But Apple has spurred huge numbers of “fringe developers” to mess with our iBrains. Most of these apps cost $0.99, so developers

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