How do I Choose a Smartphone?

February 4, 2009

Let’s face it: just about everyone nowadays has a cell phone, and many of us have work e-mail that we’re expected to check on the fly. What’s the best way to do that? For most people, the answer is a smartphone.

What is a smartphone, you ask? It’s simply a cellular telephone with advanced capabilities that make it more like a tiny personal computer than a telephone. Smartphones typically handle e-mail, calendars, personal notes, and standard cellular phone capabilities. There are several notable giants in the field: Palm (and other Windows Mobile devices), Blackberry, and the recent entrant into the market of cellular technology, the iPhone from Apple. This month, we will focus briefly on some of the work-related aspects where each of these phones may help or hinder you. Read more

How to install and configure Firefox in Windows

February 3, 2009

  1. Download Firefox by clicking here.

  2. Proceed through the install. When you are finished, check the “Launch Firefox Now” option.

  3. You can now import all of your bookmarks and settings from Internet Explorer. Read more

Choosing a Web-Browser

February 3, 2009

In the internet today, there are many different browsers to choose from. They all share the same basic function: browse the web. The most popular browsers are Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Chrome and Opera. The majority of people all just use the standard windows browser Internet Explorer. In order to choose a browser, it is important to understand the differences between each of them. Read more