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October 23, 2015

Time to Update the Website (Again)

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It’s downtime! I just finished a major run, updating almost every book in my current oeuvre, as well as several online courses. That means I need to catch-up on some lingering items, one of which is to refresh and update the Wambooli website.
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October 21, 2015

Another One Bites the Dust

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This post was originally about trouble I had at a coffee shop trying to connect my laptop to their Wi-Fi network. That was an ordeal, and a puzzle I attempted to solve, but in the bigger picture it turns out that the laptop is on its final breath.
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October 19, 2015

Android 6.0 Marshmallow

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Like every Android user on the planet, I didn’t ask for the Android 6.0 “Marshmallow” upgrade; it just appeared! There! On the screen! “A new version of the Android operating system is available.”
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October 16, 2015

Exporting Text Messages

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You know the cops or a vicious divorce attorney can do it. How about you? When you want to save a copy of a text message thread, is there a better way to go about it than long-press/copy/paste? You bet there is!
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October 14, 2015

Inky Issues

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You know the story: You buy a printer cheap but pay over time when you restock the ink. And man, do those ink cartridges drain!
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October 12, 2015

Freeform Formatting in Word

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Yes, it’s possible to format poetry and verse in Word. It’s ugly, but it can be done.
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October 9, 2015

Remember This Color!

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Word isn’t a drawing program, but it contains drawing tools. So you might be frustrated when you try to design drawing elements and Word isn’t very helpful with your efforts. One specific area has to do with custom colors.
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October 7, 2015

A Trip Down Port Lane

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Back in the early days of the PC, it seemed like each peripheral used its own interface.
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October 5, 2015

Sorry That I Missed Your Email

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I recently updated my new Macintosh to the latest OS X operating system, codename El Capitan. That experience is something I’ll write about later. Until then, I’ll let you know how I completely deleted all my email.
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October 2, 2015

Google Docs to the Rescue

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My son needed to write a college paper, one that had special formatting. So he asked me a Microsoft Word question on formatting a numbered list. I told him the answer, but the suggestion didn’t work. Turns out he wasn’t using Microsoft Word at all.
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