Mark Your Calendar
3rd largest Irish festival in the nation
Labor Day Weekend
Sept. 3-5, 2010
Weston Irish Fest
The best hometown Irish fest in the nation
Columbus Day Weekend
Oct. 8-9, 2010
Celtic benefit concert for Children’s Mercy Hospital – Hearing & Speech
Volume 2, Number 3
hope you enjoy and benefit from these technology tips and news for busy
INFO-TEK employs a full time staff of trained and certified
computer experts who are quick to respond, easy to talk with and people
you can trust.
We specialize in small business and home office clients and
we have helped thousands of people in the greater Kansas City area
with their computer service needs at very competitive and affordable
25 Best Business Software Tools
& Web Services
Anyone who says their business
"runs itself" probably owes a great debt of gratitude to a
small army of software applications and Web services that tirelessly
feeds the machine from behind the scenes. From creating and storing
documents and staying on top of e-mail to keeping the books and getting
teams working together, it takes a lot of code to run a business, or at
least to run it well. But setting up your company isn't as easy as just
fishing apps out of a barrel. You want the best you can get, and at a
price that isn't through the roof.
With capability and frugality
firmly in mind, we rounded up 25 of our favorite software tools and Web
services that we deem the best for powering small and medium-size
businesses. Of course, not every business needs every type of program or
service, but if your small business could use some help in any of the categories
below, our list will give you a pretty good shot at picking a winner.
here to view the entire list.
you need help using any of the 25 applications listed, be sure to call
and talk with an INFO-TEK representative today.
9 Ways to Spice up Office 2010
Even if your work is humdrum, your documents shouldn't be.
The latest version of Microsoft Office makes it easier than ever to
create handsome documents, thanks to some cool new tools for dressing up
text, displaying images, and embedding video. (Of course, the ability to
create better-looking documents isn't the only reason to upgrade to
You don't have to be a graphics pro to take advantage of
these features, and the suite's Live Preview and Undo commands encourage
experimentation by letting you painlessly ditch looks you don't like.
to learn these nine uncomplicated features that add a little eye-candy to
any document you create.
Call us today to talk with one of our Microsoft Office
Professionals to help you learn how to use the features in Office
2003-2010 (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
7 Things to Stop Doing Now on
a Weak Password
simple names or words you can find in a dictionary, even with numbers
tacked on the end. Instead, mix upper- and lower-case letters, numbers,
and symbols. A password should have at least eight characters. One good
technique is to insert numbers or symbols in the middle of a word, such
as this variant on the word "houses": hO27usEs!
Your Full Birth Date in Your Profile
an ideal target for identity thieves, who could use it to obtain more
information about you and potentially gain access to your bank or credit
card account. If you've already entered a birth date, go to your profile
page and click on the Info tab, then on Edit Information. Under the Basic
Information section, choose to show only the month and day or no birthday
here to read more…
Rule of Thumb.
When choosing a printer… The lower the printer's price or
the lower the ink cartridge's yield, the pricier the inks will be. If
you print just a few pages a day, you might not feel the pinch for a
while; but if you print a lot, look for a model with high-yield
Food For Thought.
Little everyday events like seeing a baby smile or cry are
worthwhile experiences, if only we see them as wonders unfolding right
before our eyes. In school, we are offered many chances and opportunities
for learning, but some of us just seem to brush them off. One should
remember that there's no such thing as learning too much; there's always
a lot more to learn.
When you need help with your computers or computer network,
I'm hopeful that you will consider calling INFO-TEK at:
N F O – T E K
The Computer Guys
Computer & Network Specialists
E. 73rd Street - Raytown, MO 64133
Coupon good for Service only. Limit one per customer and not to be
used in combination with any other offer from Info-Tek. Please present
coupon at time of service. Expires 9/12/2010
If you have found this Newsletter helpful, please pass it
to subscribe to this blog.
would like to unsubscribe to this Newsletter, reply with “Unsubscribe” in
the subject line. If there’s a different address you would like to
receive this at, reply with the new address.