User Support Editorial Report – May 2013

Latest Technology

Bionic Eye System:

Previously blind patients who receive the recently FDA-approved Argus II bionic eye system will regain some degree of functional sight. The retinal implant technology, developed and distributed by Second Sight, can improve quality of life for patients who have lost functional vision due to retinitis pigmentosa, a disease that causes retinal cells to die. Read on


Tips & Tricks


Office 2013 Quick Start Guides
How to Download Without Installing Malware
10 Tips to Help Improve Your Wireless Network
Reduce Picture Attachment Size in Outlook 2007-2013
Need to Charge Your Phone Fast? Switch to Airplane Mode


Computer Safety


What’s the Difference Between a Virus, a Trojan, a Worm, and a Rootkit?:

Do you know the difference between spyware, malware, virus, trojan horse, computer worm, rootkit, etc, etc? Here is a well written article that explains the difference. With so many types of threats out there, it’s hard to keep track of all the terms. Read on

Bonus Tip of the Month:

Did you buy a Windows 8 computer? Are you going to buy Windows 8? When you do, here is the recently released  Windows 8 End User Training Brochure. This brochure will show you how to get around, navigate, manage apps, and personalize in Windows 8. (Just saying, where’s this training brochure been for the past 7 months?)

The next thing you have to do is snag Iobits Start Menu button. I have used a couple of different Start Menu buttons on Windows 8, and yes, there are quite a few out there. Some you pay for, but this free download works nicely. We like FREE.

Just be sure to go into the settings and uncheck Deactivate Metro Hot Corners. If you get switched over to the Metro screen without hot corners, its rather confusing to get back to the desktop.

Here’s the Start Menu button setup guide. Have fun with Windows 8!

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