Windows 10 and FileMaker / WordPress

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Windows 10 was released yesterday…and for many people it is a FREE upgrade so the temptation is great to upgrade right away. Take a moment to consider what this might mean for you. Breath deeply, slow down, and read on. Can I use FileMaker with Windows 10? The official supported Microsoft OS versions for FileMaker […]

How to Take a Screenshot

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How do I take a picture (screenshot or snapshot) of my computer screen and send it to someone? Perhaps you want to share the way your screen looks with someone who needs your help or you need to include a view of the screen you’re seeing so that it can be enhanced or modified during development of […]

HTML Email Signatures and Free FileMaker Tool to Create Them

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Email has proven to be a critical part of running a business. Whether it’s a small shop that monitors a single inbox or a large corporation tasked with maintaining thousands of accounts, everyone uses it. We, along with many other professionals, have been guilty of attaching images as part of our signatures. Here’s what my […]

Operating System and Productivity Apps FREE on Mac

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Who says you don’t get anything for FREE anymore? That’s not true with Apple and the Macintosh. Apple recently released the latest version of their OS called Mac OS X (ten) Mavericks and it is FREE. It includes a few new FREE applications iBooks and Maps. There are also new versions of Safari, Calendar, and […]

The Internal Medicine Residency Program at Abbott Northwestern Hospital Uses FileMaker to Assist with Leading Edge Technology Training

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Abbott Northwestern Hospital, part of Allina Health in Minneapolis Minnesota, is the largest non-profit hospital in the Twin Cities. US News ranked it in the top 50 hospitals in the United States. The Internal Medicine Residency Program at Abbott Northwestern is on the leading edge of making use of medical technology including new portable ultrasound […]

Easily Launch a Remote FileMaker Database from a Desktop Icon

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It’s easy to open a FileMaker database when it’s stored on your local computer…just double-click on it. However, if you have s shared database stored on a remote server, it’s a little more work. You need to open FileMaker, point to the right network path, etc. Some people have created a small starter FileMaker database […]

Apple’s Tremendous Financial Success and the Future of FileMaker Technology

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Apple’s fourth quarter of 2011 was amazing (APPL). Here are a few incredible statistics: Apple is now worth more than the GDP of Greece….literally an entire country. Apple’s revenue was $46.3 billion, representing year-over-year growth of 73%. Apple sold 5.2 million Macs, 15.4 million iPods, 37 million iPhones, and 15.4 million iPads. With a market […]

Easily Share Large Files With Dropbox

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I have found Dropbox to be one of the most useful tools I depend on each day. I use it to easily backup and share documents with co-workers, clients, and between my iPad/iPhone/Mac. This particular feature is just one more way it proves its value. Sending large attachments via email is a mess. Many times […]

Dark Screens and Keynote Mac OS vs. PowerPoint on Windows

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Question: I have been told that when showing pictures of photos on an external video projector, that it is best to use a Windows PC with PowerPoint…that the Mac and Keynote has the pictures showing up as dull or dark. Is this true? Answer: If you are having issues with presentation slides showing up on […]

Reading Mac Hard Drives From Windows

Question: I’m using Windows and I have a hard drive I got from a Mac OS user but I can’t access any of the files? Is there a way I can see this? Answer: The Mac has no problems reading PC/Windows formatted drives…but Windows will not read Mac formatted drives without additional software. The disk […]