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Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday Microsoft’s monthly Patch Tuesday was October 8th.  Microsoft released a total of eight bulletins, four of which were deemed ‘Critical.’ One of the critical patches was to patch a security exploit that was present in all versions of Internet Explorer. In addition to current versions, the patch was also issued for IE11 Read more


***DCT Exclusive*** Top Password Software has most kindly donated 10 licenses for its very good ‘Protect My Folders‘ software to giveaway to our subscribers. This is a relatively new software from Top Password Software with the debut version released on 21st September and normally selling for $17.95us. DCT subscribers now have a chance to win Read more

What happened to CTRL+F in Word 2010

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When you click that key combination it no longer opens up the Find & Replace dialog box. What happens since version 2010, is that a pane will appear on the left-hand side of your screen that will allow you to search. Personally, I feel as it I have been cheated. All this nice new software Read more


Siri is the intelligent personal assistant that allows some Apple iPad and iPhone users to speak natural language voice commands in order to operate their device and its apps. It was originally introduced in 2011 as part of the iOS 5 and iPhone 4s launches. I say ‘it’ because, with iOS 7, Siri can be Read more


Amazon Unveils the Kindle Fire HDX Amazon unveiled the newest version of the Kindle Fire, the Kindle Fire HDX.   It sports  a 7″ HDX display (1920×1200) with high pixel density (323 PPI), a 2.2GHz quad-core processor and 2GB of RAM. Perhaps its most unusual feature is the “Mayday” button which enables you to connect for free to an Read more


Actually, the headline should probably read… “Microsoft Admits MSE is Bottom of the Heap, Recommends 3rd Party Antivirus – or does it?“. This story, complete with supposedly substantiating quotations direct from an interview with a Microsoft representative, is currently all the buzz. Here are just several variations of the same theme: Microsoft: Security Essentials is Read more


Some iOS 7 users are having problems sending text messages.  Apple is working on a fix but until it is available, you may want to try this: Step 1:  Turn off iMessage (Settings > Messages). Step 2:  Reset networking settings (Settings > General > Reset). Step 3:  Reenable iMessage (Settings > Messages). This fix will Read more

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If you are looking for a full blown desktop calendar which includes to-do lists, reminders, and all manner of extraneous features, this will not be of much interest to you. On the other hand, if you are looking for a light, simple, unobtrusive desktop calendar which includes a basic ‘reminders’ feature and has the additional Read more