Monthly Archives: November 2010

Some Black Friday Math Fun

Someone in Microsoft’s Answers forum wrote that the Microsoft Math Add-in doesn’t seem able to handle equations like this one: total BTUH=CFM*(THS1-THS2)*4.5 Indeed, when I insert that equation into an equation container in Word 2010, then choose Compute – Solve, … Continue reading

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Errata, Page 17: MiniBar Tools DO Have Live Preview in Word 2010

Eugene Sidoroff writes: Your books about Word are great! However, I was disappointed when I read this note on the top of page 17 of “Microsoft Word 2010 Bible” the following: “Unlike many ribbon tools, the MiniBar tools do not … Continue reading

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Will My Laptop Work in Ireland?

If you’re traveling abroad, you might be wondering whether your laptop will work at your destination. You’ll be happy to know that almost every laptop manufactured today has a power supply that works with anywhere from 100 to 240 volts. … Continue reading

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Beware of Public Wi-Fi

Have you heard about Firesheep? It’s an extension for Firefox that allows anyone on the same network as you to tap into your session on non-secure (non-HTTPS) websites, instantly logging in as YOU. There are defenses, but few people know … Continue reading

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