Another week completed and your boss is hounding you with a bunch of last minute projects he thinks need to be done by the end of the day. Hey! Why should you have to pick up all the slack because the boss didn’t delegate efficiently during the week? Time to look busy in your cube with time wasting Opera Gadgets.
Microsoft has actually come up with some impressive stuff with their Live services. One of the newer features still in Beta but open to anyone is Office Live Workspace. The purpose of Office Live Workspace is to allow more efficient access and use of documents both for yourself and other team members.
This is mean as a introduction to Office Live Workspaces allowing you to get familiar with what is offered. Next week we I will go into this service a lot more in depth showing more cool functions available. Also, we will cover Office Live Small Business which can get small business owners online and working efficiently with customers and employees.
We’ve written previously about how to set the Office 2007 color scheme away from that awful default blue, but you can also set it with a quick registry hack or even via group policy on your network, so we’ll cover that here.
Are there times when you are reading something online or come up with an idea and want to quickly email a friend or colleague? It might be hard to believe but some people do not always have their email client open all day! As a time saver for those folks we can create a shortcut on the Desktop to send email. This comes in handy if you email particular contact(s) on a regular basis.
Have you ever accidentally deleted the wrong file, or duplicated files while trying to select them with the mouse? Those types of mistakes can be extremely frustrating, but there’s a really, really simple way to reverse them.
If you want to send the email off to multiple contacts then just separate each email address with a semi-colon. Hopefully this time saver will be useful to somebody out there!
The cool thing with email these days is you can pretty much use any client you want and still be able to check most of your web based accounts. Most POP accounts such as hotmail or Gmail are able to be checked with any client. Here we will take a look at how to get your Gmail into Windows Live Mail.
If you are a fan of application launchers to quickly launch your favorite applications from the keyboard, you’ll probably want to take a look at a new one from Microsoft Office Labs called Speed Launch.