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"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...
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.
How to remove malware from your Windows PC - June 20, 2017
Updated June 20, 2017: We’ve updated our links for suggested anti-virus programs, and have slightly adjusted our instructions to address program updates in Malwarebytes. Is your computer running slower than usual? Are you getting lots of...
How to search Google: 10 advanced tips and tricks - June 20, 2017
No matter how good you may be with Google search, there’s always something new to learn given Google’s constant tweaks. This perpetual state of change is most noticeable in Chrome, where Google can integrate search capabilities with its own...
How to switch from Mac to PC, part 6: Which Mac users should do it - June 20, 2017
After spending close to 20 years as a Mac user, I decided to switch to using a Windows 10 PC. Over the past few months, we’ve gone over all the angles of this decision: * What drove me to ...
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.
Windows 10: How to customize multi-finger touchpad gestures - June 19, 2017
One of the biggest improvements the Creators Update recently brought to Windows 10 was enhanced support for Precision Touchpads, the built-in mousepads on select laptops that support multi-touch gestures. As many a Mac user knows, the ability...
How to manage your digital music library - June 19, 2017
It doesn’t matter how big your music collection is if you can’t find the tunes you want. This in-depth guide will help.
How to use Microsoft Excel's Conditional Formatting - June 16, 2017
Microsoft Excel's conditional formatting is a wonderful "automatic" feature that allows you to formats cells based on the value of those cells or the value of the formulas in those cells. For example, you can specify that all the sales totals...
How to launch Chrome faster with Native Lazy Tabs - June 16, 2017
If you set Chrome to launch with the tabs you last had open, the browser's startup time can take forever. That's especially true if you last had 10 or more tabs going. The problem is that Chrome starts loading all your tabs at once, which can...
How to set up a wireless router - June 15, 2017
Setting up a wireless router doesn’t have to be an ordeal. And while router manufacturers must be commended for making it easier to install their products, these tips will make the process even simpler. I’ll also show you how to make sure your...
Google Slides: 3 Chrome extensions for better presentations - June 14, 2017
Google Slides has become a popular presentation app for those who want to avoid the...
5 vital Android settings that save your apps, data, battery and more - June 14, 2017
No matter what you do in Android, there are five settings that everyone should know.. These vital features range from one that limits your cellular data use to a cloud backup setting that preserves your data in case bad things happen to your...
Use your TV as a computer monitor: Everything you need to know - June 13, 2017
A couple of months ago, I took a good, hard look at my dual-screen setup and thought, hmmm, maybe I should get another monitor. A bigger monitor. Then, after an hour or two of researching 27-inch monitors online, I walked into my living room...
5 things to do before giving an old iPhone or iPad to your kid - June 9, 2017
Don't hand over an aging iOS device to your eager youngster before doing a little kid-proofing first.
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...
Information Management and Technology Assurance Podcasts - May 16, 2017
Podcast recorded by executive committee members of the IMTA Division on a variety of topics.
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...
IMTA Standing Ovation - Jeff Cook, CPA, CITP - May 10, 2017
This page recognizes Jeff Cook, CPA, CITP as a 2016 recipient of the AICPA Standing Ovation Recognition Program.
AccountantsWorld Endorsed by Maryland Association of CPAs as Preferred Software Provider - May 4, 2017
AccountantsWorld is proud to announce a strategic endorsement from the Maryland Association of CPAs (MACPA). AccountantsWorld is the newest preferred provider of accounting practice management and software for the MACPA.   The MACPA...