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January 6, 2014

One of My Early Games

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Like many other budding programmers, I wrote my share of games. Most of them involved guessing numbers, but I also wrote racing games, card games, and the usual. That was until I bought my first computer mouse.
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January 3, 2014

Manage Templates in Word 2013

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Recently, I upgraded one of my computers, replacing my copy of Word 2007 to the newest version, Word 2013. Everything worked well, and I find Word 2013 quite compatible with Word 2007. One thing I didn’t like, however, was that all my personal Word 2007 templates seemed to be missing.
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January 1, 2014

High Tech Predictions for 2014

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As the sun dawns upon a new year, it’s time for me to don my festive swami turban and look into the future. What fortune paves the high tech roads in the year 2014?
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December 30, 2013

Facebook is Dead and Buried

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No, I didn’t say it, but a lot of teenagers are saying it.

One could argue that teenagers, and their older siblings in college, were the entire reason that Facebook existed. Apparently that’s no longer true.

According to the article (link below), most young people use Facebook only to keep in touch with older relatives who only use Facebook. That’s an interesting twist.

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The Year in Review: 2013

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Last year about this time, I set down some predictions for high tech in the year 2013. I usually fail miserably at getting even the simplest things right. So how’s my consistency?
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December 27, 2013

PorchCam Year In Review: 2013

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It’s time once again for me to peruse the hundreds of images captured by my front-door mounted web cam. Here are the highlights for 2013.
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December 25, 2013

Wambooli Holiday Sing-Along

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Many years ago, I was the editor of a local computer magazine in San Diego, California. With an eye toward being festive, I decided to flavor our annual Holiday issue with a bit of mirth and Christmas spirit. So I wrote some songs.
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December 24, 2013

Top Android Phones of the Year

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According to Droid Life they are:

1. The Moto X.
2. The Nexus 5.
3. The Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition
4. The LG G2
5. The HTC One

Collect them all!

December 23, 2013

Attaching a Document to a Message

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On a computer it’s easy: To attach a document to an email message, you open the email program then seek to attach a file. That type of thinking doesn’t apply when using a phone or tablet.
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December 20, 2013

Bordering on Chaos

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One of Word’s most annoying formats is the paragraph border. Allow me to explain.
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