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 […]

Contact Management for Business

Contact management is an essential part of any business and even personal relationships. You need to know who your clients, vendors, and other people are and keep track of your interactions with them in order to develop successful relationships. Software will help you keep your mind open for more creative things and share all that […]

Anti-Virus/Spyware Protection on MacOS and Windows

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If you’re running on a Macintosh, you really don’t need anti-virus protection…unless you’re running Windows on your Mac. If you’re using Parallels, VMWare, Bootcamp, etc. you’ll want to install anti-virus/spyware protection on the Windows partition of your Mac. (To protect against other potential internet security threats see this article and use OpenDNS.) It’s a reality […]