Software

My beloved Adobe Fireworks!

It has been a few years since Adobe announced the sunset of Fireworks (formerly Macromedia Fireworks.)  I am hopeful that they will come to their senses and continue with the product that I love. However, that is looking less and less likely as time goes by. I am happy to say that Adobe will still…

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Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 Upgrade – Things to know.

I have run across so many articles lately that are geared to and encourage you to upgrade to Windows 8.1 instead of sticking with Windows 8. I finally gave in and made the switch on my own computer last night (January 16, 2014) so that I can make more informed recommendations to my clients. Here…

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Using Windows Seven’s speech recognition

A recent hand injury has left me unable to type for while. This is a recurring problem in my life, so I finally gave up and purchased Dragon Naturally Speaking Premium. While I wait on my dragon to get here I am trying out Windows 7’s built in speech recognition. Although it is pretty buggy,…

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Windows 7 Professional – I finally have it!

I just got my new Studio15 from Dell and it came complete with … (drum role please) … Windows 7 Professional! As an XP lover who cringed at every Vista computer I had to touch at the office, I was a bit worried about what Windows 7 was going to throw my way. I admit,…

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Adobe Premier Elements 8.0

I recently saw an ad on craigslist searching for an “expert” in wordpress who had experience integrating videos.  This only rekindles my desire to learn more about video editing and web-friendly video formats. While looking for affordable (or better yet – free) video editing software, I stumbled across a free trial of Adobe Premier Elements. …

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Windows 7

I am very eagerly awaiting my chance to use Windows 7  🙂 … Like many people, Vista left me with a bad impression of where Microsoft is heading.  I even considered switching to a Mac or Linux machine if they didn’t get their act together. … Luckily I was not one of the millions of…

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