Posted on July 11th, 2016 by Bob and Joy Schwabach
Topics in this column: Office politics, Losing the Internet, TED Talks, an app for Healthy Eating, Giving away a Kindle Fire, and the new Mac operating system.
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Posted on March 10th, 2016 by Bob and Joy Schwabach
For our history club, we selected the history of candy and used Microsoft’s PowerPoint for slides. But our niece tells us we are not as hip, fast-moving and aware as we thought, because these days all her fellow students use “Prezi.com.”
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Posted on October 22nd, 2014 by Bob and Joy Schwabach
Epson has a new projector that turns your wall into a giant iPad. Anything you can do on an iPad you can also do on the wall by tapping on a whiteboard projected onto a wall.
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Posted on January 6th, 2014 by Bob and Joy Schwabach
Just when we thought we’d heard every complaint about Windows 8 computers, we heard a new one. A friend wondered where in the world she should save her files, because now she sees two choices: “Skydrive,” and “This PC.”
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Posted on December 19th, 2013 by Bob and Joy Schwabach
Every time Joy picks someone to be a speaker at her woman’s club, they moan about the lack of a laser pointer for their PowerPoint presentation. We found one that’s so useful we may have to get it.
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Posted on July 29th, 2013 by Bob and Joy Schwabach
“Present Yourself,” by Seeborg and Meyer, $25 from OReilly.com, is about SlideShare, a free program used by 60 million people. They call it “the Youtube of PowerPoint presentations.”
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Posted on July 27th, 2013 by Bob and Joy Schwabach
InPics.net teaches with pictures. They have tutorials for Microsoft Office, web coding (PHP, MySQL, and so on), and OpenOffice.org.
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Posted on February 28th, 2012 by Bob and Joy Schwabach
It seems like desktop publishing has been around since the Ten Commandments went viral. But we didn’t realize how sophisticated it has become until we tried the new “PagePlus x6” from Serif.com.
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Posted on July 1st, 2011 by Bob and Joy Schwabach
Mindflash.com is a web-based service that makes it easy to create online courses. It’s free if you have ten trainees or less.
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Posted on June 8th, 2011 by Bob and Joy Schwabach
Just two weeks before Joy was scheduled to give a PowerPoint presentation at a statewide convention for P.E.O. women’s clubs, she was sent a copy of the book, “Beyond Bullet Points” to review. Death by PowerPoint was narrowly averted! Most PowerPoint presentations are deadly. We have been the recipients of more than our fair share as public relations people stop by to present formal pitches. They take so long to get to the point that we’ve nodded off before they get there. Joy says this new book has changed her life. “It is terrific” she says. “It gets you to stop putting in the usual baloney that most people do when they create PowerPoint presentations, which are usually a series […]
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