Category Archives: Software

Office 2013. Should you upgrade?

I've been an early adopter of Microsoft’s programs for years. Yes, I upgraded to Vista on day one, I also upgraded to Windows 8 with the release of their RC for end users. Yet neither of those experiences compared to the upgrade to 2013 I made just a few short months ago. So sit back and relax and read about making the mistake I hope you never make! Of course, due to my profession, I am often able to receive early upgrades to Microsoft programs. In the case of Office 2013 I was more than excited to give it a try. It had been several years since a major change in the program, in fact, the last big upgrade was from 2003 to 2007 – a healthy leap of 4 years. From 2007 to 2010 there...

Google Acer Chromebook Review

At first glance I didn't think much of the new Chromebook’s by Google. I, like many, went out and purchased a netbook years ago when they were all the rage. But hoping that Google had done as much with Chromebook, as much as they had with my beloved Android OS, I figured I’d give it a whirl. This is my impression. The unboxing was just as familiar as any laptop I've opened (which has to be in the 1000′s by now) it was nothing too spectacular. The laptop itself was something different though, 11.6″ in screen size, thin, and light weight. It bore the Acer logo on top with Google’s “Chrome” logo in the top left corner. Much like the glowing “apple” on a Mac, everyone will know you’re using a Chromebook when its lid is...