Five Computer Tricks To Make Sure Your PC Runs At Full Throttle

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  •   Jan Mechtel
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Even though computers have come a long way since the days when they were the size of a city block, some of the basic functioning hasn’t really changed a whole lot. Some of the best computer tricks come from the early days of home PCs and we’ve compiled five of them here to make sure… Read more »

KeyRocket Berliner Techlist 28 October – 4 November: Halloween Arrives To The Startup Scene

Berlin tech events are really in the Halloween spirit this week. Dress to impress and polish your pitch skills, this weeks events demand a bit more creativity than normal; at least in terms of costume. Monday 29 OctoberLinking Business Students to Startups. Come and meet Berlin’s entrepreneurs. Their startups not are only looking for interns, they… Read more »

Typing Speed Matters

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  •   Jan Mechtel
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Today I was inspired by Michael Dickens hunt for the Optimal Keyboard Layout to start a collection post of how to speed up your typing. We all type a lot and I guess most of us have acquired a particular self-taught typing style over time that lacks a lot of what real touch-typists do. So… Read more »

Windows 8 Shortcuts That Are Going Extinct

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  •   Jan Mechtel
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“Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end” – Closing Time, by Semisonic. Microsoft just released its Windows 8 Operating System (OS)! The company, under its CEO, Steve Ballmer, is reported to be betting big on cloud and tablet computing. Therefore, it shouldn’t come as a big surprise if users discover that Windows 8 is optimized for cloud and… Read more »

Email Head to Head: Gmail Vs Outlook

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  •   Jan Mechtel
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“There is no quality in this world that is not what it is merely by contrast” – Herman Melville Last August, Microsoft introduced their new Outlook.com webmail service. There’s a lot of buzz going on around Microsoft’s new baby, so we decided to do a head to head comparison with the current king of email, Gmail. This article basically… Read more »

KeyRocket Is Giving Away An Orée Wooden Keyboard To Change The Way You Type

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  •   Jan Mechtel
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“Orée: French noun. 1. Lit. Outer edge of a forest. 2. Fig. Brink of something new”It looks like an untouchable museum artifact, but this wooden keyboard was created for a unique and real typing experience. Impressed by its keys and its lofty material? Wait until you have it between your fingers. KeyRocket is giving away one… Read more »

Quick And Efficient Multitasking By Using Voice Action Apps

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  •   Jan Mechtel
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  If you are one of those workers who wish you had four hands to manage several tasks in less time, don’t give up yet! By using voice apps you can create and send emails, make calls or even solve math problems. In the meantime, you can keep working on your computer and multitasking without… Read more »

Productivity Gadgets To Make Your Workday Easier

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  •   Jan Mechtel
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Love it or hate it, modern technology has come up with some pretty sweet time and labour-saving devices. We have gathered some of our favorites productivity gadgets to share with you, so that you can get an idea how tech can make our workday easier. Although we have to remember that everyone’s lifestyle demands different tools,… Read more »

Stay Tuned On Social Networks Through Outlook 2013

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  •   Jan Mechtel
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Microsoft has heard the cry of millions of social network users who also love Outlook. While Outlook 2010 used Social Connectors to integrate social networks, the latest version of the software, Outlook 2013, includes some features that will make it even more convenient to keep all your email and social networking in one place. Now… Read more »