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Great new tool available in Windows 7 – DVD Maker

May 15th, 2012 No comments

Now that most users at Augustana are using Windows 7,  a great new feature available is Windows DVD Maker.  You can find it under Start/All Programs, or use the Search feature.  A great tutorial on how to use it was posted at SevenForums.com — I am embedding it in this post.

This will show you how to open and use Windows DVD Maker in Windows 7 to create and burn a pictures and videos DVD that you can watch on a computer or on a TV using a regular DVD player. You can also customize the DVD menu style and text before you burn the DVD.
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Windows DVD Maker is only available in the Windows 7 Home PremiumProfessionalUltimate, and Enterprise editions.

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Google Drive – quick look

May 10th, 2012 No comments

Google Drive was recently announced as a new feature and enhancement to Google Docs.  It allows each Google user to store her files on Google’s servers and have a special folder synchronized so that when you place new files there, they will be moved to all other devices running Google Drive.   Google Drive is not yet enabled for our Google Apps domain.  It will be at some point soon. It can be enabled for your personal Google (gmail.com) account, if you have one.

If you have used Dropbox, Google Drive works in much the same way. You install a Mac or PC client, and a folder is created on your hard drive. Initially, it is loaded with all of the files in your Google Docs area that you own. On the PC it creates a system tray icon where you can log in/out or other functions. On the Mac, it appears as a drop-down menu up in your menu bar. Read more…

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