Category Archives: Windows Tech

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Comparison of Screen Capture Programs

Comparison of screen capture programs Apple built in short-cuts + grabber utility Snapz Snagit Jing VoilĂ  Screensteps Clarify Skitch Macworld review explained how Snapz ($70) has gotten outdated without new features and at a premium price when compared to Snagit ($50) and VoilĂ  ($30). My goto app is still the old version of Skitch v1.0.12…

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Interesting Tablet prototype concept

Looks like things are heating up in the tablet space as Apple’s has been long rumoured to be released in 2010 and now Microsoft has revealed a Courier prototype concept. What will be really interesting is when and how these concepts are realized and how they compare from a usability perspective. Speculation is it will…

Remote Support Made Easier

TeamView has an application that makes remote support a whole lot easier. If you want remote support just go to the TeamViewer download page as shown below and click the (Windows) QuickStart button shown circled in red in the photo below (As you can see there is also Mac software available too). When you are…

Multi-platform Multi-media Calling

Wouldn’t it be terrific if you could use one integrated client software/service to do instant messaging, voice, video, and screen sharing (multi-media calling) across Mac, Windows and Linux (multi-platform)? Well we aren’t there yet but progress is being made. Most multi-media calling capabilities use instant messaging (IM) as the foundation and interoperable solutions are available…

Computer Videoconferencing Webcams

While Windows PCs are easier to use with computer headsets, when it comes to webcams Macs are easier since all the recent models include built in iSight web cameras. At the top of the Mac Screen is a buit-in iSight webcam (highlighted in red or you wouldn’t notice it) It’s not hard to find a…

Seeing is Believing Tech Support for Windows

Some incredible things happen on computer screens and sometimes they are hard to describe or they include a lot of information that is too much work to copy down. If you need help with something that happened on your screen take a picture of your screen and send a copy to your tech support. Windows…

Setup Google Talk (Windows)

First Register for a Gmail Google Account If you don’t yet have a Gmail account, here is How to Register for Gmail (step by step) or How to Register for Gmail (the video). Ways to use Google Talk There are three ways to use Google Talk: Google Talk Gadget Google Talk Client Google Talk in…

Sweet Home 3D

Free program that has surprisingly good 2D and 3D features and is cross platform (Windows, Linux, Mac). Beats moving the furniture around to visualize different room layouts. http://sweethome3d.sourceforge.net/index.html [ how much does viagra cost | koluba.up2.co.il order viagra | purchase cialis next day delivery | pfizer female viagra | viagra pfizer online | woman and…

Getting an ichat account through AOL Instant Messenger

You are a Mac user so you already have iChat instant messaging software. To activate it you either need a profile with AOL or with .Mac but the .Mac profile costs money so we are going to assume you are going the AOL route. Step 1 is to go to http://dashboard.aim.com/aim Step 2 is to…