Next year’s laptops — HP, Windows 7, and Office 2010

Unless something unexpected happens between now and the end of the semester, here are the specifications for the new notebooks that will be used starting fall of 2011: HP Probook 6455b Notebook PC with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4250 Graphic Processor – AMD Phenomâ„¢ II Dual-Core Mobile Processor N620 (2.8 GHz, 2 MB L2 Cache) [more…]

Tricks & tips – January

Keyboard shortcuts F11, make your browser window a full-screen view Fn + num lk, toggle the keyboard number pad on/off Ctrl + Shift + Esc, opens the computer’s task manager in one quick step Ctrl + Z, undo last action

Tricks & tips – October

Keyboard shortcuts Fn + PrtSc, make a copy image of the current screen Fn + F9, decreases the brightness of the screen Fn + F10, increases the brightness of the screen Ctrl + U, underline selected text

Tips & tricks – September

Keyboard shortcuts Alt + F4, quit application or program Ctrl + C, copy Ctrl + V, paste Ctrl + Z, undo last action Ctrl + Y, redo last action Computer care tips