Posts Tagged tablet

Don't double-book yourself

Do you ever double-book yourself for appointments? I stopped doing that a long time ago, since I hate having to apologize for missing important events. Here’s how I did it.

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Listening to library e-audiobooks

I’ve long listened to audiobooks in my car. Using both cassette tapes and CDs stashed in my 6-CD, trunk-mounted changer, I’ve whiled away hours “reading” stuff I might never have made time for. Both cassette players and CD changers may verge on anachronisms, but they’ve done a lot

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A world of extras available to make your (WordPress) site better

If you build your law firm website using WordPress, you might find it doesn’t do everything you want it to out of the box. Fortunately, plug-ins and themes abound to fill in the gaps.

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Limit your screen time

If you know me, this might sound funny coming from me: I encourage people to get away from screens of all kinds, computer, TV, phone and otherwise, as often as they can. I actually follow this advice. For instance, the main reason I don’t have an iPad

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10 smartphone security tips

Ryan Fahey at InfoSec Institute sent me an article about security tips for Android phones. After I read it, I realized the title of the article implies a scope much narrower than the article offers. The tips in this article go beyond just Android – they apply to

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A cleaner, simpler feel in the new look Office

Microsoft packaged new goodies in the latest version of its Office suite of productivity software, but this time you might notice the package more than the goodies. The programs — Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook et al — are all still there, but they look a lot less

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Getting started with Microsoft Windows 8

Poor old Microsoft. Ballmer and Company just can’t catch a break. People who know me as loyal to Apple (I use a MacBook Pro and iPod Touch) will be surprised to find out that what I wrote above isn’t meant as sarcasm. I’ve used Windows 8 and

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Protection begins with assessment of access

Law firms handle plenty of sensitive information, both their own and that of their clients. A client’s competitor and opponents in a lawsuit are just two parties who may want to steal that information. “Security matters because it is not a theoretical risk,” says Martin Felsky, a

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Sign of the times

Easily add signatures with Adobe’s new software Picture it: you receive an email about forms or contracts you need to sign back at the office. You read this email on a touchscreen-enabled device – your smartphone, perhaps, or your tablet. And you wonder why you can’t just

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Small tablets – a buyers guide

Note: this piece originally intended for publication in late 2012. Two years ago, Apple said its iPad’s chances were pretty good when facing the substantially smaller BlackBerry Playbook tablet that Research in Motion sold at iPad prices. About a year later, months of disappointing Playbook sales drove

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