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AboutKyle Fordrung | Multimedia Specialist

Kyle Fordrung

Kyle Fordrung

Kyle Fordrung is the Multimedia Specialist at SoftwareMedia, and the company's resident movie geek. Hailing from the far-off land of New York, Kyle has his bachelor's degrees in Film and English. When not creating awesome software tutorials, Kyle can be found shooting videos, drawing zombies, and complaining about fake-looking CGI.

Posts By Kyle Fordrung

7 Great Features of Exchange Server 2010

May 9, 2012 |

Whether or not your business transactions happen online, you need a reliable email and communications host. Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 can help you achieve better business outcomes while controlling the costs of deployment, administration and compliance. Exchange Server delivers a wide range of deployment options and advanced compliance capabilities. This article will highlight seven of the many great features of Exchange Server 2010. Read More

Adobe CS6 Released!

May 7, 2012 |

Your patience has finally paid off, and after what seems like years of waiting, the official Adobe CS6 release date has arrived. The entire Adobe Creative Suite 6 product line is now in stock and ready to ship at SoftwareMedia.com!

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Autodesk AutoCAD LT 2013 – Review and New Features

May 4, 2012 |

Autodesk AutoCAD LT 2013 is a drafting and detailing software that delivers the 2D documentation, collaboration, and productivity tools you need. With a long track history running on Microsoft Windows, this year’s version marks the first time AutoCAD LT is available for Mac. It isn’t some mere port either–Autodesk has developed the AutoCAD LT 2013 Mac version specifically to run on Mac OS X. You can work on your platform of choice with licensing entitlements that give you the flexibility to activate either the Windows or Mac version of AutoCAD LT, regardless of which OS version you purchased. This AutoCAD LT 2013 review will go over some of the latest and enhanced features of AutoCAD LT 2013.

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FileMaker 12 Now Available

April 30, 2012 |

Database software publisher, FileMaker, has recently released the newest incarnations of their flagship software titles: FileMaker Pro 12 and FileMaker Server 12.

FileMaker Pro 12 is an intuitive, user-friendly database software that offers users a powerful way to organize and manage all of their information across multiple platforms: from Windows to Mac to iOS. Also available in FileMaker Pro 12 Advanced edition, this software includes all the features of FileMaker Pro 12, in addition to a wealth of advanced customization and development tools for database management and design. Read More

Adobe Creative Suite 6 – New Features

April 27, 2012 |

With Creative Suite 6 (CS6), Adobe has made a few changes to their Creative Suite editions. The CS6 suite editions have been consolidated into four editions–Adobe CS6 Design Standard, Adobe CS6 Design & Web Premium, Adobe CS6 Production Premium, and Adobe CS6 Master Collection. Here you can find out more about the Adobe Creative Suite 6 new features and the suite editions.

When Adobe CS5 came out in 2010, Web Standard was dropped, leaving only Web Premium as an option. With CS6, Web Premium got the axe and now Design Premium carries the name Design & Web Premium. Past versions of Design Premium and Web Premium shared many of the same app sets–the only distinguishing apps were InDesign for Design Premium and Flash Builder for Web Premium–so the merger does make sense in most cases. However, the dirty little secret, though, Read More

New Licensing Model for Microsoft SQL Server 2012

April 23, 2012 |

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 is a cloud ready information platform. With SQL Server 2012, Microsoft continues to offer a variety of licensing options aligned with how customers typically purchase specific workloads. The Server+CAL (client access license) licensing model provides the option to license users or devices and then have low cost access to incremental SQL Server deployments.

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Microsoft Office 365 – Taking Your Office to the Cloud

March 28, 2012 |

The success of your business depends on the ability of your people to collaborate and communicate from anywhere at any time. To do this, your company’s services must always be available to them. Microsoft Office 365 is the next step in the future of productivity and a brand new way to think about productivity in the Cloud. Office 365 is a revolutionary technology that allows individuals and companies to create and maintain a virtual office in the cloud. It offers businesses and professionals with an easy and flexible way to work on the go from a PC, through a browser and a smart phone. Read More

Symantec Backup Exec 2012 Review

March 26, 2012 |

Symantec Backup Exec 2012 is one integrated product that protects virtual and physical environments, simplifies both backup and disaster recovery, and recovers data or systems at any scale, from an individual item to an entire server. Backup Exec 2012 restores entire servers, critical Microsoft applications, and VMware or Microsoft Hyper-V virtual environments to dramatically minimize business downtime.

Backup Exec 2012 is truly the culmination of Symantec’s global team of expert engineers who spent million of man-hours singularly focused on changing the playing field of backup software. In addition to completely reworking thousands of lines of code, Symantec offers Backup Exec in four editions. Read More

How To Use Slicers To Edit PivotTable Data in Microsoft Excel Tutorial

March 16, 2012 |

Slicers are visual controls that let you quickly filter data in a PivotTable in an interactive, intuitive way. If you insert a slicer, you can use buttons to quickly segment and filter the data to display just what you need.

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12 Time-Saving Tips in Microsoft Excel 2010

March 2, 2012 |

Excel 2010 – 12 Time Saving Tips

1. Add content or formatting to multiple sheets at once

You can add content or apply formatting to two or more of the sheets on a multisheet worksheet by “grouping” the sheets together. When you group multiple sheets, any content or formatting that you add to one sheet also gets added to all the other sheets, so you can add a row of headers to one sheet and have it automatically appear on all the sheets that are grouped together with it.

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