The Waident Blog

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The tablet PC has been around for years for Windows, but now there is a Mac version. This can be a very good thing for many Mac users that need this type of functionality. What exactly is a tablet you may ask? The simple answer is that a tablet allows you to write on the screen. Why would anyone care about this? There are many …

A new year brings in a new set of holidays that need to be in your calendar. Adding holidays for Outlook 2003 and 2007 is VERY easy to do by following the below directions. For Outlook 2000 or 2002 it is a bit more challenging, but can be done by using a file that has the holidays in it and doing an import of that …

After my initial article on this topic, one of the readers said to check out Mozy as a good vendor and value for backing up files on your home PC. Well I took a look and signed up. for only $60 a year, I can back up unlimited data, which at the moment, comprises of about 20 gigs of pictures, video files, mp3’s, and documents. …

Did you know that the there is a Microsoft Office 2007 SP1 now available? Definitely worth doing the install. I’m running Office 2007 which was working well, but had some odd crashing issues and Outlook freezing. The SP1 seemed to help and things are more stable now. If you are a client of ours, we can push this out to your computer if we already …

Yes it seems that RIM is keeping up with their handset model with a touchscreen version dubbed the 9000. Just do a Google search for “blackberry 9000” and you will get more information that you need on the device. Looks like it may be worth checking out mid next year if the rumors are accurate. Will it have a keyboard? Will it have as good …

Finally, it looks like Internet connectivity has come around to the airlines. If you are like me, and do business travel throughout the year, one of the frustrating things about getting on the plane is loosing communications for duration of the flight. Having the ability to stay connected and do emails and such would be well worth the cost. I can’t tell you how many …

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