The prefix of the day is "re" -- at least if you live in LinkedIn's world.
The professional social network used a press event Wednesday to unveil new mobile applications and drive home the point that it has rethought, redefined, reimagined, redesigned, and re-everything its entire business around mobile. Though there were far too many "re" words for this reporter to stomach, the message that LinkedIn is now a mobile-focused company, as repeated ad nauseam by executives, was certainly heard.
Behind the buzzwords and the obvious but overstated point that people use smartphones and tablets … Read more
IntroCreator allows people to create multimedia slideshows similar to that of PowerPoint. Although the program is not the most intuitive we've seen, a thorough Help file ensures that users have all the tools they need to create attractive presentations.
The program's interface is clean and well-organized, with thumbnails of each slide arranged in a grid. Large graphical buttons across the top give people access to the program's major features. Double-clicking each slide opens menus that allow users to customize the slide's appearance and content. Users who have never used a similar program before will likely need … Read more
If you've spent any time on the Web you've inevitably registered for various sites, signed up for e-mail accounts, and are probably doing your banking online. But how safe are your passwords? The problem is, a lot of people use the same passwords all the time. Needless to say, especially when banking and personal information are concerned, this can be a very real danger. If someone cracks your password, they'll have access to everything.