Aloha Everyone! For a while I have been using Gmail and I've been a happy camper. There are a lot of free tools that Gmail has built in. One of them is to have Google do web searches for you daily and then have it email you. This is a very handy tool and it's free.
Aloha Everyone! If you have multiple windows open at one time, then this tip will make it easier for you to activate them and save your index finger some extra work. I've been using this and I'm glad I activated this feature.
Aloha Everyone! When you double click a picture file and it uses Windows Picture Viewer, but you would like it to open Google Picasa instead, how do you change the default program. There is an easy way in Windows 7.
Aloha Everyone! The Start Menu hasn't changed a whole bunch since Visa, but there are some improvements. The power button, which is in the screenshot below is defaulted to Shut Down, but you may change and many other things. Learn how.
Aloha Everyone! For those that have seen me use a computer I love keyboard shortcuts. When you use a keyboard shortcut it is a lot faster than moving your mouse and performing that same step. Here is a keyboard shortcut that allows you to maximize or minimize the window/application you are working in.
Aloha Everyone! Windows 7 has been out for over a year now and if you are deciding to do an upgrade from Windows XP or Vista there is a free tool from Microsoft I would recommend you run before doing an upgrade. The tool is called Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor.
Welcome to the new section called “Gigaisland Apple Saturday.” I figured since I had a bunch of topics and articles on the iPad, it was time to just dive in and encompass everything Apple. Here is the first post and many more for just Apple news, products (iPhone and of course iPad), reviews, etc.
How many folks own or know someone that owns an iPhone? I know I can name a bunch of people. Well, if you are on a Mac and have issues getting your iPhone to sync with iTunes then check out these two solutions.
Aloha Everyone! Anyone heard of CVS? No, not the drugstore chain. It stands for (Computer Vision Syndrome). Symptoms of CVS include blurred vision, headaches, and dry or irritated eyes. Being that I work in front of a computer all day long I was very interested in the Gunnar MLG Phantom glasses.
Aloha Everyone! If you have a laptop you know that sometimes it can get a little dirty. Well here are some tips to help you clean your laptop:
1. Clean the Screen – You may use distilled water or a mixture of 50 percent distilled water and 50 percent white vinegar. Never use alcohol, ammonia, or solvents to clean your screen as it can damage it.
Aloha Everyone! If you are tired of Adobe Reader and would like to try a new PDF reader than give Nitro PDF Reader a try. Nitro PDF does a bunch of tasks that tend not to be free in a PDF reader.
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