New Keyboards & Four Tips

5:00 PM, Oct. 28th, 2007 · · Computing with Bifocals

I have some great tips to share with this column, but first I want to offer my personal endorsement for the new Apple keyboard.? My choice of a keyboard is not a casual thing.? I can still type 100 WPM and while that is not the accomplishment it was on an electric typewriter, it is still an accomplishment that I try to keep current.

Four Ways To Quickly Find Your Applications

5:00 PM, Aug. 30th, 2007 · · Computing with Bifocals

There are four ways to quickly get to a specific application when you are using OS X Tiger.? I have mentioned a couple of these before, but I want to list all four at the same time so that all your options are before you.??

A Laptop Protector for Your Laptop & Two Tips

5:00 PM, Aug. 9th, 2007 · · Computing with Bifocals

Today I have another new design from LapWorks, Inc. to review for you, plus a couple of new tips to share that have proven most helpful to me in the past couple of weeks, and that I hope may be of use to you as well.

Nancy Explains The Genius Bar

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

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

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.


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

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

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

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

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.