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As you know from previous posts, fields are used frequently in MS Word documents. Often, fields in your document are updated automatically when you make edits to your document or print it. There can be instances though, when you may not want a field to be updated. Follow the steps below to learn how to Read more

onelook dictionary search - home page

Here is another online service which, in my humble opinion, is well worth bookmarking. It’s called ‘OneLook Dictionary Search‘ and, as the name suggests, the service utilizes results from multiple online dictionaries…  1062 to be exact. There is no shortage of online dictionaries available and many of us would already have selected a favorite. I Read more


Break Me Off a Piece of That… Android KitKat Android’s first released version started sweet enough, named Cupcake.  It has progressed through all types of sugary and confectionery delights — Donut, Eclair, Froyo, Gingerbread, Honeycomb, Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean.  So, what will the next version be called?  What sweet treat starts with a Read more


Whether your an advanced power user or just your average home user, system information and monitoring utilities can provide a wealth of valuable information about your system and its hardware. In this article we’re going to take a look at some of the best freeware tools available and what they can do for you. As Read more

windows 8 - new begginning

It’s well known that since its initial release in October last year Windows 8 has been struggling to attract new users. Many reasons have been put forward, in my opinion the primary contributing factor is that Windows 7 was (is) a pretty hard act to follow – you can read more on that here: http://www.davescomputertips.com/i-hate-windows-8-it-faded-my-carpets/ Read more


On August 23rd, Microsoft announced that CEO Steve Ballmer will be retiring from Microsoft within the next twelve months. Shares of Microsoft closed at $34.75, up 7.29% on the day. This is just one indicator that, by and large, Mr. Ballmer’s leaving is seen as a good thing for Microsoft.  But while Microsoft hasn’t exactly Read more


Surface Prices Drop The Microsoft Store is permanently reducing the cost of the Touch Cover by $40 to $79.99.  The Surface RT bundle, which includes a black Touch Cover and the Surface RT, will also see a $50 price drop.  The Surface RT bundle will be priced at $399 for a 32GB device and $499 Read more