This week’s “Tip of the Week” has a holiday flavor to it. Since it is the holiday season, many of you may be considering purchasing an e‐reader for a loved one, or perhaps for yourself. Read the full Tip of the Week!
Archives for 2012
In a few steps, a Distribution List or a Contacts Group can be used as a source for a Mail Merge. The trick is to first save the list as a text file. This creates a tab]delimited file containing the names and addresses contained in your list. Read the full Tip of the Week!
A few weeks ago our tip of the week covered the topic of phishing. This tip could not have been timelier in light of what we have recently learned concerning security breaches at the South Carolina Department of Revenue. Read the full Tip of the Week!
Outlook Webmail is a quick and convenient way of viewing your E-mails when you are out-and-about or away from your Outlook desktop client. As convenient as it can be, its default group view can also become annoying when trying to open certain e-mails where there are several messages based on a subject line. Read the […]
In today’s world of fast and portable mobile devices, which allow us to work away from the office, we can see an increasing risk of losing these expensive devices, and with them, our data. The possibility of losing a mobile device is a reality that all of us must deal with, since these can break […]
By now we have seen the advertisements for Windows 8. What does the new Operating System mean for us PC users? Many believe that the current release is more like the “Vista” release as opposed to the “Win 7” release. That is to say, yes Windows 8 will be buggy. Our policy is always to […]
One argument in favor of using Mac OS X is that it doesn’t require a whole lot of maintenance to keep it purring contently on your desk. That being said, it is inevitable that a certain amount of mess accumulates when you use your computer. Some few redundant files littering your Desktop add to the […]
If you have received an email from the IRS or Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, chances are it was a phishing attempt. If you have received an email from PayPal, your bank, eBay, Amazon or even Facebook asking for immediate action regarding personal information, it was a phishing attempt. Read the full Tip of the Week!
Occasionally, the IT department receives requests from faculty and staff members regarding a standard legal font and pitch size. Oftentimes, Times New Roman is the font of choice, but Courier has also been requested. The standard default font for Word 2012 out of the box is Calibri. Read the full Tip of the Week!
Several users have had some problems lately with student e-mails being blocked by the SonicWall Spam filtering system. As a result, this Tip of The Week gives advice on how to disable the junk mail option in Outlook, as well as how to regularly check the SonicWall Spam filtering system. Read the full Tip of […]