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Apple Wallet Ticket Summary Tickets Via Apple Wallet

Tickets Via Apple Wallet

I am a long-time season ticket holder for Stanford baseball.  This year, for the first time, Stanford offered ticketing via …

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Google Changes Their Ranking Algorithm, Now Includes Mobility

Google Changes Ranking Algorithm, Now Includes Mobility

Yoast and BraveNewCode are two of the good companies in the Wordpress ecosystem. I can recommend both of them with no reservations at all.

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QNAP WIN

QNAP NAS Major Win

If you’re looking for NAS, I can give my unqualified endorsement to QNAP. Regular readers will understand how unusual this is. For newcomers, here’s the quick summary: NEVER.

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Excel For iPad

First Look at Excel for iPad

While a few features are lacking (turning on word wrap in a cell, for example) this is a fully functional version of the popular Microsoft spreadsheet. I’ve given an overview of payment options and Office 365 in a previous post. Here I’ll walk through creating a typical worksheet on the iPad.

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Office 365 Download Screen

Microsoft Office for iPad Overview

not only is Office for the iPad fully functional (even in airplane mode), the subscription to Office 365 actually might be a pretty good deal, depending on your usage. An annual subscription to Office 365 for $100 entitles you to up to five downloads of Office for the Mac (2011) and Office for Windows (2013). These are fully functional and work in offline mode. You are also entitled to five installations of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint for iPad. iPhone, Android, and/or Windows Phone.

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I Was Wrong About Microsoft Office for iPad

I was wrong about Microsoft Office for iPad. Yesterday I posted a brief, critical review of Office for the iPad.  This …

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Word for iPad description

Microsoft Office for iPad Fail

That’s right — these are the lightweight file viewers that have been available forever at Microsoft.com. To actually do any work, you’ll need to subscribe to Office 365. Now this is actually not a bad deal. For $100 a year you can use all of Office on up to five computers and five tablets. But, frankly, I’ve been using Documents to Go for years now and really like it. This app is from DataViz and is priced at about $20 for the version that lets you edit files.

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Echelon 2.3 Responsive Settings

WPTouch Meets a Responsive Theme

Was this article useful?  Contribute a few bucks →  [simplepullquote]Warning: this article makes many references to a “responsive theme.”  However, the …

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SonicWALL TZ-200W

Java 7 0-Day Vulnerability Was Blocked by SonicWALL

A few days ago a seemingly urgent report passed before me.  According to these reports, there was an exploit that …

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iPad

iDevice App Updates: Apple Should Learn From Microsoft

In the last 36 hours I have gone through the app update process half a dozen times on my iPad …

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