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Wed
14
Aug
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Microsoft Unveils User-Friendly Windows 8 Keyboards

Microsoft has unveiled new mouse and keyboard packages that feature special keys designed to make accessing Windows 8 features easier. The unusual-looking accessories are also designed to combat carpal tunnel syndrome and other injuries. The ... package, known as 'Sculpt Ergonomic', includes a mouse, a keyboard, and a separate number pad. The keyboard has a large wristpad, but the keys themselves are arranged in two blocks angled towards one another. The four rows of numbers and keys are split about a third of the way across (between the 6 and 7 keys, the T and Y keys, and so on), with a gap of ... (view more)

Mon
27
May
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New Windows 8 Mice Feature Start Screen Buttons

Having trouble adjusting to the new Windows 8 operating system (OS)? Microsoft says it's about to release new mice specially designed to make navigating the OS' user interface (UI) a whole lot easier. Actually, Microsoft has two new mice designed to ... make Windows 8 more accessible for desktop users. First, there's the Sculpt Mobile Mouse, which connects wirelessly to any Windows 8 device, including laptops, desktops, and tablet computers. Like most other wireless mice, the Sculpt Mobile Mouse features a dongle that can be stored inside when a user is on the move. Start Screen Button Makes ... (view more)

Thu
11
Apr
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Advanced Malware Takes Unique Steps to Hide Itself

Researchers have discovered a new type of malware that uses several advanced strategies to prevent you from detecting it. Those strategies include tracking user mouse usage and hiding malicious files. The malware, which is being called ... Trojan.APT.BaneChant, was recently discovered by researchers at security firm FireEye. The malware reportedly spreads through an infected Microsoft Word document attached to emails. So far, BaneChant has mostly been seen overseas. "We suspect that this weaponized document was used to target the governments of Middle East and Central Asia," noted FireEye ... (view more)

Mon
11
Mar
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Kinect Programmed to Replace Mouse Functions

Microsoft is in the process of making technological breakthroughs with their Kinect hands-free technology. The company has now introduced simple, real-time hand gestures that replace mouse commands. Microsoft recently held its own 'TechFest' ... festival, an annual research and development showcase. At the show Microsoft unveiled a Kinect-based update to the pre-existing software development kit that will allow developers to add more hand-gesture features to their products. Mouse Movements, Hand-Controlled Gameplay A Reality And while Microsoft hopes that developers will introduce their own ideas ... (view more)

Tue
25
Dec
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'Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard Center', and 'RText 2.0.5.1'

Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard Center This free application, which is specially designed for the new Windows 8 operating system, allows you to quickly and easily tailor your mouse and keyboard to meet your personal needs. This app can be launched from ... the Windows 8 Start screen. Please note that this application is designed for Microsoft devices only. http://www.microsoft.com RText 2.0.5.1 RText is an open-source text editing tool designed with computer programmers in mind. It features a fully customizable interface and supports more than thirty different languages. It is available for ... (view more)

Wed
25
Jul
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Windows 8 'Bad' on a Desktop PC: Analyst

Microsoft last week finally revealed the official release date for its upcoming Windows 8 operating system (OS): Friday, October 26, 2012. Unfortunately, few technology insiders or consumers appear excited about the product's launch. Now, one of the ... industry's most prominent analyst firms has referred to the desktop version of Windows 8 with one, ugly word: "Bad". Gartner Research Director Gunnar Berger recently tested Windows 8 and produced a five-part review. Windows 8 Great on Touchscreens Berger's findings: when used on touchscreen devices like smartphones, tablet computers, and all- ... (view more)

Wed
20
Jun
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'FastCopy 2.11', and 'Mouse Without Borders 2.1.0.9'

FastCopy 2.11 FastCopy is the fastest copy and delete software available for Microsoft's Windows operating system, and it's totally free. It runs so fast because it's careful about using very limited computer resources. What's more, you can modify ... the way this software operates, if you wish, because all its source code is open to the public. Download links are at the top of the main page. http://ipmsg.org Mouse Without Borders 2.1.0.9 Mouse without Borders is a prototype software that makes you the captain of your 'computer fleet' by allowing you to control up to four computers from a single ... (view more)

Mon
02
Apr
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'Efficient Sticky Notes 3.0.32', and 'Joy To Mouse Free 1.2.0.5'

Efficient Sticky Notes 3.0.32 Throw away the traditional paper sticky notes. Now thereis a powerful and unique application called Efficient Sticky Notes that provides the save "sticky note" capability inside your computer. With this utility software ... in place, you can "stick" reminders, labels, and various other kinds of notes anywhere on your computer desktop, with just the font, position, look and feel you prefer. This new computer capability allows you to read important information at any time, right on your computer screen. Fast, easy, and very effective. http://www. ... (view more)

Fri
13
Nov
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'Ars Clip', and 'Mouse Wrangler'

Ars Clip ArsClip monitors the clipboard and keeps track of the entries. Press a configurable hotkey and select an item (or items) to quickly paste into a program. ArsClip used to be very simplistic, but it has become a nicely featured program due to ... user requests for changes. http://www.joejoesoft.com Mouse Wrangler MouseWrangler monitors the mouse while Right-Click is held and keeps track of the movements made. When a set of movements is made, called a "gesture", an action is performed. MouseWrangler can simulate keystrokes, or run programs and files to automate common Windows tasks (like ... (view more)

Thu
22
Jan
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Moving Cells in MS Excel

Ever enter your data into the wrong cell in your spreadsheet? I know I've done that a couple of hundred times or so. If you get distracted as easily as I do, I am happy to tell you that there is a quick and easy method to move that data to the ... proper cell. Follow the steps below: Select the cell(s) and move the mouse over the edge of the selected cells until your cursor turns into a pointer. Use the mouse to grab the cell by one of the edges and hold down the mouse button. Drag the data or formula to a new location. When you reach the new location, simply release the mouse button. I think ... (view more)

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