New Data Input Methods Are 2012 Technology Trends

Among the top technology trends for 2012, new ways to input data or communicate with your smartphone, computer, or internet-enabled television will dominate what is coming onto the market. Instead of pointing and clicking with a mouse, users will have the option to use touch, voice, and gestures to interact with their computing devices. Touch […]

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Merged my personal mobile phone with my work mobile using Google Voice!

When I started this job a few years ago, the department admin handed me a phone which would be my work mobile, and it had already been activated. So I now had two cell phones to carry around. Most of the time, I felt as if I really had to carry both of them, because […]

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Can Your iPad Replace Your Laptop?

The iPad and other tablets have been touted as the next wave of computing technology, and their many uses are being extolled to replace or enhance functionality previously offered by a laptop. Just like with the iPod Touch, the iPad has “an app for that” and allows you to make calls, take photos, check e-mail, […]

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How to find the Report Data tab in SSRS after closing it

Today I was rocking along in SSRS 2008R2 and then absent mindedly closed the Report Data tab by clicking the x at the top corner!  When I go to the View menu, I do NOT have the choice of Report Data. Never fear. I’ve found a few ways to get it back.  One way is […]

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Join me on Google Plus!

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I love Google+! Well, I really can’t think of anything Google’s done that I don’t absolutely love, and it’s getting better all the time. You can finally separate all kinds of people into separate circles and follow them or mutually follow and talk to them, and it’s really great to be able to talk to […]

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One or more parameters required to run the report has not been specified

I wrote a report in SSRS 2008 R2 last week and published it to a reports library on SharePoint 2010 (SharePoint-integrated Reporting Services).  The report worked well, but then the users decided they didn’t want a couple of the parameters.   I got back into BIDS and removed the two parameters from every place they occurred, […]

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Wii Error Code: 51330 Unable to connect to your wireless network

Q: We got Netflix lately, and I wanted to set the Wii up to stream movies and TV shows but I keep getting the error code 51330 on the Wii. According to their support site, that means there’s something wrong with the password for our WPA wireless connection, but I know for sure I’m entering […]

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StudyBlue + Evernote: Making Studying Easy

This is a guest post written by Jennifer, the Student Relations Intern with StudyBlue.com, an online community of students dedicated who believe in efficient and effective studying for all (and for free). Over the past few years, new technologies have allowed students to study more efficiently and effectively. Many services have emerged that provide students […]

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Create A Digital Backpack

This is a guest post written by Jennifer, the Student Relations Intern with StudyBlue.com, an online community of students dedicated who believe in efficient and effective studying for all (and for free). As Student Relations Intern for StudyBlue.com – an online community of students who believe in efficient and effective studying for all (and for […]

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Check out free SharePoint webinars for expert help on specific topics

I get a lot of emails from vendors urging me to register for various upcoming SharePoint webinars, but much of the time those webinars are created to highlight the 3rd party vendor’s product that they believe will enhance my use of SharePoint. I’m sure many of those products and webinars are real treasures, but for […]

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