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How to change your email address without losing your friends - Aug 17, 2017
Think of all the places where your old email address resides, outside of your immediate control, waiting to give people plenty of false information. There are other people’s address books, old messages in people’s inboxes, websites that use...
Information Management and Technology Assurance Podcasts - Aug 17, 2017
Podcast recorded by executive committee members of the IMTA Division on a variety of topics.
How to use Miracast to mirror your device's screen wirelessly on your TV—even 4K - Aug 16, 2017
After the Wi-Fi Alliance announced the finalization of the Miracast wireless display standard at CES 2013, a plethora of Miracast-enabled devices and receivers...
Tips for prolonging your Galaxy S8's battery life - Aug 9, 2017
Samsung's Galaxy S8 has a power-saving mode to help the battery last longer. We’ll walk you through setup and some best practices for extending battery life.
Galaxy S8 battery life tips: How to control battery drain - Aug 9, 2017
The Galaxy S8 and S8+ are two of the best Android smartphones available, but if you’re going to get any use out of features like Bixby Voice and Samsung’s stellar camera, you’ll want to implement a few power-saving strategies. Fortunately,...
How to stop Google Home or Amazon Echo from making unwanted online purchases - Aug 8, 2017
Did you hear about the kindergartner who “accidentally” ordered an expensive dollhouse with a voice command? We’ll show you how to lock down your smart speaker so that never happens to you.
How to boot into Windows 10's Safe Mode - Aug 7, 2017
When you’re having issues with a Windows computer, one of the first steps to troubleshooting is to boot into Windows’ Safe Mode. Safe Mode is a simple, stripped-down version of the operating system, loading only the most essential files and...
How to Find Your Device Mac Address - Aug 7, 2017
http://www.groovypost.com/ We live in what experts describe as an IP (Internet Protocol) based society. This means everything is connected, not just your smartphone, camera, smart watch and traditional computing devices. Potentially, anything and...
4 ways to save a web page on an iPhone or Android phone - Aug 3, 2017
Updated August 3, 2017 to reflect Android N (7.1.2) and iOS X 10 (10.3.3).  So, you’re surfing the web on your Android or iOS device when you come across a page you want to save—not just bookmark, but keep, either locally on your handset or to...
How to get started with Linux: A beginner's guide - Aug 3, 2017
The world of Linux is ready to welcome you, with a shower of free open-source software you can use on any PC: hundreds of active Linux distributions, and dozens of different desktop environments you could run on them. It’s a far cry from the...
6 quick ways to clear space on an overstuffed Android device - Aug 2, 2017
Few things in life are as annoying as finding that your Android handset refuses to install any more app updates because it’s run out of storage. Unlike many of life’s little annoyances, though, this one’s easy to fix. You can quickly clear...
How to stream media from your PC to your HDTV over Wi-Fi - July 28, 2017
Say you have a nice collection of media on your PC in one room, but you’d like to be able to view it on your nice big TV in another room. Windows offers a simple way to do that over Wi-Fi.  There’s actually an open standard for sharing media...
How to build a PC: A step-by-step guide - July 27, 2017
AMD's disruptive Ryzen processors and ...
How to install a graphics card - July 26, 2017
Few upgrades add as much punch to your PC as installing a new graphics card. It can transform your PC from a system that chokes on ...
"How do I make my accounting firm more profitable?" - July 24, 2017
This is perhaps the most acute strategic challenge facing professional accountants like you. Most firms spend over 80% of staff time on  core services like tax, accounting, audit and payroll. These are all either compliance services, or...
How to reclaim your privacy in Windows 10, piece by piece - July 19, 2017
Updated July 19, 2017, to reflect changes based on Windows 10's Creators Update. There’s no doubt about it: ...
IMTA Standing Ovation - Ketul Raval, CPA, CITP - July 18, 2017
This page recognizes Ketul Raval, CPA, CITP as a 2016 recipient of the AICPA Standing Ovation Recognition Program.
Download YouTube videos legally or illegally - July 18, 2017
There’s a reason why everyone’s looking for a way to download YouTube videos. Learn about the legal and illegal ways here.
How to get rid of hum and eliminate other noises from your audio and video systems - July 16, 2017
Don't let buzz, hum, or hiss ruin your AV experience. We'll show you how to solve common electrical faults and ditch the noise.
Word 2016: A guide to its desktop publishing tools - July 14, 2017
Microsoft Word has come a long way since the “pre-Windows, non-mouse” versions used between 1983 to 1990. Back then, there were NO graphics, not even a graphical user interface. The Word 1.0 for Windows 3.0 version was a notable improvement,...
How to take a screenshot on any Android phone - July 14, 2017
Every Android phone is different, and so is taking screenshots with them. Even though Android 4 introduced simple screenshots for all with the handy power-and-volume-down-key combo, nailing it can still be tricky. That's why some phone makers...
Play DVDs in Windows 10 for free - July 14, 2017
Windows 10 won't play DVDs natively, and Windows Media Center is gone. Here are your options.
How to bulk delete iPhone photos - July 13, 2017
Here are the fastest and easiest ways to bulk delete photos from your iPhone.
How to delete iOS apps - July 13, 2017
Here are the best ways to delete unwanted iPhone and iPad apps from your device.
When Windows 10 takes up too much disk space, try this - July 13, 2017
Roelof Die Hoenderboer was having issues running Windows 10 on his 16GB SSD.  Windows 10 works best with more disk space. While it’s not optimal to run Windows 10 from a 16GB or even 32GB SSD, the OS has some tricks up its sleeve that allow...
Killing Cortana: How to disable Windows 10's info-hungry digital assistant - July 12, 2017
Killing Cortana isn’t as easy as it used to be. When Windows 10 first released, turning off Cortana was as simple as flipping a switch in the digital assistant’s settings, but Microsoft removed the option in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update....
How to monitor, measure, and manage your broadband consumption - July 11, 2017
Update, July 11, 2017:  We've added some additional tips and tricks for monitoring the performance your ISP is delivering throughout this article. Forget that bass; in the digital world, it’s all about that bandwidth. You’re paying your ISP...
How to create a Windows 10 recovery USB drive - July 11, 2017
You never know when you’ll need a Windows recovery drive in order to restore your system to a pristine state, so the time to make one is now—and it’s very easy to do.  A recovery drive is similar to the media you’d receive if you bought a...
How to download YouTube videos: 4 things you need to know - July 11, 2017
Sure, it's easy to download videos from YouTube, but doing it legally is another proposition. While there's no law that specifically says you can't download videos from YouTube for free, YouTube's rules are very clear.  Before you start...
How to Back Up and Transfer your Stuff to a New Android Phone - July 11, 2017
Getting your data from an old Android phone to a new one isn't hard, but you'll want to follow these steps.
How to stream PC games anywhere - July 7, 2017
You’ve spent days, months building the perfect gaming den. Kick-ass PC: check. Perfect desk: in place. Supreme gaming chair: acquired. Fridge full o’ grog: brimming. There’s no better environment for gaming glory. Apart from the sofa. Or at...
How—and why—you should use a VPN any time you hop on the internet - July 6, 2017
Surfing the web through a virtual private network ensures that your online activities are both private and secure.
Chandra Bhansali speaking at 2017 NY Accounting Show - July 5, 2017
  Dr. Chandra Bhansali, CEO and co-founder of AccountantsWorld, will be speaking at the 2017 New York and...
How to play DVDs in Windows 10 for free - June 29, 2017
Updated 06/29/2017 to include a warning about how the Windows DVD Player works or stops working in Windows 10, which only reinforces our advice to use VLC instead. You can play a DVD in Windows 10 for free, with a little help that’s probably...
10 Command Lines Every Windows 10 User Should Know - June 28, 2017
http://www.groovypost.com/ The command line is an interface that provides many of the same facilities as those found in the graphical user interface (GUI). Once you become comfortable with the command line, you may even prefer it to the GUI for...
Become an expert at Safari for iOS with these 8 tips and tricks - June 27, 2017
Hide your frequently visited sites, remotely close Safari tabs on other devices, turn web pages into PDFs, and more.
Photoshop fonts: Creating swashes, swirls and flourishes - June 26, 2017
In our first story on Photoshop fonts, we covered font and paragraph attributes, plus how to alter the shapes of a word, phrase, or...
How to use Evernote in Linux - June 26, 2017
Evernote does not offer an official desktop client for Linux, but there are a few workarounds. For a better-than-browser experience, try one of these methods.  Evernote Web and Chrome app The browser-based version of Evernote is the only...
How to transform your laptop into a gaming powerhouse with an external graphics card - June 22, 2017
My desire to power up a laptop with an external graphics card began in 2015, when I set out on a quest to get back into PC gaming—a beloved pastime I’d neglected since childhood. But the only PC I had at the time was a 2011 ...
Photoshop fonts: Using Text Type and Text Editing to transform fonts - June 21, 2017
One of Adobe Photoshop’s many talents at your disposal is the ability to create and decorate fonts. This tutorial is for beginners, and the instructions are applicable for Photoshop Creative Suite 1 through 6. Character attributes 1. Open...
Hackintosh: Build a DIY Mac for gaming - June 21, 2017
Rob Griffiths decides to replace his nine-year-old Hackintosh (dubbed Frankenmac) with a new DIY Mac.
6 great Android features missing from iOS 11 - June 21, 2017
Call me a flip-flopper, but the new features in iOS 11 have me thinking of jumping back to iOS after switching to Android barely a year...
Corbin Smith Receives IMTA’s PSTECH Young CPA Scholarship - June 21, 2017
This year's IMTA PSTECH @ ENGAGE Young CPA Scholarship is awarded Corbin Smith.
IMTA's Standing Ovation Recognition Program - June 20, 2017
This page recognizes this year’s Standing Ovation Recognition Program recipients in information management and technology assurance section.
CITP Mentor Program - May 25, 2017
The goal of the CITP Mentor Program is to provide a way for participants to develop their professional skills and better serve their employers and clients.
CITP Supplemental Podcasts - May 24, 2017
CITP candidates are recommended to use these podcasts in preparation for the CITP exam.
How we partnered with Ledgersync to make write-up more efficient (VIDEO) - May 23, 2017
We are pleased to announce that Ledgersync is now an accepted Bank Data Feeder to ...
IMTA Standing Ovation - Marie Hibbert, CPA, CITP - May 23, 2017
This page recognizes Marie Hibbert, CPA, CITP as a 2016 recipient of the AICPA Standing Ovation Recognition Program.
Create Out-of-Office Replies in Outlook 2016 for POP or IMAP Accounts - May 18, 2017
http://www.groovypost.com/ If you work in a corporation, chances are your email mailbox is running on a corporate email server which your IT team manages. Setting up automatic Out-of-Office replies is this scenario is simple and can be done in...
Why value billing doesn't work in accounting - May 10, 2017
There’s been much written about the promise of value billing in the accounting industry. But very few...