Nancy Explains The Genius Bar

5:00 PM, Jul. 19th, 2007 · · Computing with Bifocals

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Nancy Carroll Gravley explains how the Apple Store Genius Bars work for those new to the world of Apple, or just new to the world of Apple's retail stores.

Tip Time: MacBrickout, Spotlight, Batch Processing, More

5:00 PM, Jun. 14th, 2007 · · Computing with Bifocals

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Nancy Carroll Gravley has put together a new tips column, including a great Mac OS X game, tips on using Spotlight, how to batch-process many images at one time, and a handy tool for magnifying your screen for those times when you have trouble seeing.

pzizz

5:00 PM, Jun. 3rd, 2007 · · Computing with Bifocals

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Nancy Gravley enlisted the help of a friend that couldn't sleep at night to test out the relaxation and sleep aid application pzizz. Yes, it really helped. Read on to find out what Nancy thought about this unique application.

Super TextTwist: A Truly Evil Game!

5:00 PM, May. 23rd, 2007 · · Computing with Bifocals

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My definition of evil is that you will find yourself wanting to play "just one more hand", plus you have to know how to spell!? What can possibly be more evil than that? Knowing that, you'll know why I call Super TextTwist a truly evil game.

Keep Your Laptop Cool: LapWorks Aluminum Desktop Stand

5:00 PM, May. 1st, 2007 · · Computing with Bifocals

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The laptop stand I have been using is made by LapWorks, and in mid-April the came out with a new product that is a doozy. the LapWorks Aluminum Desktop Stand is an elegant looking, heat-dissipating brushed-aluminum version of a notebook stand that offers some unique features.

Reunion: The Real Mac Choice for Serious Genealogists

5:00 PM, Apr. 26th, 2007 · · Computing with Bifocals

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The teacher of our genealogy classes strongly recommended a genealogy software package called Reunion 8 (recently upgraded to Reunion 9) made by? Leister Productions, Inc.?It has a definite learning curve.? It requires what may be for many a serious financial investment, but if one is really serious about doing in-depth family history research it is a financial investment that is worth making.

iPhoto 6 Review, Part 2

3:00 PM, Feb. 26th, 2007 · · Computing with Bifocals

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In my last column I started a look at iPhoto 6, particularly a review of all the advances and additions that are included in this latest version of iPhoto.? As I sat down to continue this discussion I found myself facing the quandary of just what to write about.? I started this column over three times.? iPhoto is a very complicated application that is very simple to use.? Kinda.

iPhoto 6 Review

3:00 PM, Nov. 30th, 2006 · · Computing with Bifocals

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With the holidays fast approaching it seems like a good time take another look at iPhoto.? To my surprise it has been more than four years since I last mentioned it in a column.? This is the first of a two part series.

Advice for Not Looking Stupid and Print Explosion 3.0 Review

3:00 PM, Oct. 30th, 2006 · · Computing with Bifocals

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I am hereby declaring this the official "Read That Sentence Again Before You Start Giving Advice That Makes You Look Stupid" week.? Of course, it doesn't exactly fit on a T-shirt or a bumper sticker, but I still think it is a good idea. With something more practical, I also have a review of Print Explosion 3.0.