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Keeping New Year's Resolutions: Microsoft


The New Year is here! While many, many people plan to use this landmark time to eat healthy, lose weight, get better organized, save more money – the problem with these goals is that they are difficult to maintain. Most people want to see progress within a few weeks. Unfortunately, keeping resolutions can be complicated.
That’s why this year, technology may be the best way to reach your goals…. The creative minds at Microsoft have come up with a number of great tools – apps – to set attainable goals and keep them for more than just a few weeks.

For Getting Fit:
·         Bing Health & Fitness –  Bing Health & Fitness app is a personal companion for everyday living. This app offers trackers for diet, health and exercise that sync with Microsoft’s HealthVault to bring in data from personal medical records and other tracking tools.
For Saving Money:
·         Mint – Get your finances in order with Mint, now available on Windows and Windows Phone! Mint offers a simple and organized way to set budgets, track accounts, set helpful financial reminders, track when bills are due, and do …

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Podcast 1344 Nov. 9, 2013: Three Hour Special

Internet Advisor Special Broadcast

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Gaylord College Student Wins AT&T App Contest:

Aaron CrawfisAaron Crawfis may have struck gold when he developed a simple locator app for himself and his friends.  The freshman at Notre Dame University impressed AT&T gave him the prize for best app and the sky is the limit.  The app is called Beacon and it is being tested for release after Thanksgiving.


NASA busted again!: CyberSecurity Issues in the News

Richard StiennonRichard Stiennon, Executive Editor,  securitycurrent, noted author (Cyber Styletto and SCADA and Me), analyst and international security consultant joins us again to sort out a blizzard of security headlines that have cropped up.  Where is this mess with the NSA heading?  Isn’t every national government that can spying on each other?  Richard has also published a unique book for “kids and management” called SCADA and Me  written by Robert E. Lee.

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MS Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2

Jerry CarlsonJerry Carlson, reigning Device Ninja the  Microsoft Heartland District, focuses his time on helping his customers with innovative business solutions, like Ford SYNC, Ford WORKS and other in-vehicle technologies.  Jerry will walk us through the new MS Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2.

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