Software

Quick Tip: Showing PowerPoint Presentations on the iPad (Part 1)

Presenting a PowerPoint from your iPad can also result in a more natural and interactive presentation, allowing you walk around, switch between applications, write notes or do white-boarding, and go back to your core presentation. In Part 1 of this blog, we’ll cover how to get your PowerPoint over to your iPad, and in Part 2 (to be continued), we’ll …

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Video: Build Your Practice in the Cloud

According to the 2012 Legal Technology Survey Report, just 21% of responding lawyers reported using “the cloud.” The number one reason cited by those who don’t use it? A lack of familiarity with the technology. In this webinar, recorded December 18th, 2012, Ron Collins from Amicus Attorney explores the advantages and disadvantages of cloud computing, how to get started, what …

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Coming Soon: “2013 Solo and Small Firm Legal Technology Guide”

In early January, LPM will publish The 2013 Solo and Small Firm Legal Technology Guide. This annual guide is the only one of its kind written to help solo and small firm lawyers find the best technology for their dollar. You’ll find the most current information and recommendations on computers, servers, networking equipment, legal software, printers, security products, smartphones, the iPad, …

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Free Webinar: Build Your Practice in the Cloud

Used carefully, the cloud offers a variety of potential benefits: cost savings, constantly up-to-date software, access-anywhere flexibility, and even improved security.  Yet according to the 2012 Legal Technology Survey Report, just 21% of responding lawyers actually reported using “the cloud.”  The number one reason cited by those who don’t use it? A lack of familiarity with the technology. Take a …

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Working with Electronic Records at Mediation, Arbitration, or Trial (An Excerpt from “Electronic Discovery for Small Cases”)

Adapted and excepted from Electronic Discovery for Small Cases: Managing Digital Evidence and ESI by Bruce A. Olson and Tom O’Connor, now available from LPM Publishing. At the end of the day, after you have gathered all of your electronic records, analyzed them, and determined which are truly relevant, you must be able to use them to help bring about …

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Let Your Computer or Phone Type for You: It’s Like Having Superpowers!

Today’s guest post comes from Ernie Svenson, author of the brand new LPM book Blogging in One Hour for Lawyers. Ernie practiced commercial litigation for 26 years, first with a mid-sized New Orleans law firm, and then for six years as a solo practitioner. He’s now a full-time speaker on tech-related topics, and he blogs at www.ernietheattorney.net.  If you hate typing with a computer …

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Tech Mysteries: How Did My Computer Know …?

We’ve all had the how did it know?! moment when using technology. Perhaps you opened a restaurant review website and it listed restaurants near your office without asking for an address. Or maybe you spent a few minutes shopping online for a new coffee table, and now every site you visit seems to have advertisements for coffee tables. Much of this can …

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Video: Effortless Searchability

Learn about making documents from multiple disparate sources searchable via keywords and phrases in your legal practice management software.  This webinar, presented on November 7, 2012, focused on: Why document searchability is beneficial A brief overview of Infinite Innovation’s PDF Analyzer and Search Tool How one Portland law firm is using the technology This webinar was hosted by the ABA …

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Tech Mysteries: How Did My Hard Drive Shrink?

You buy a new 2 TB external hard drive at the store, plug it into your computer and notice that the hard drive properties list the size not as 2 TB but as something a bit less — 1.9 TB. There are two reasons that this can happen: pre-installed software and marketing. Some hard drives today, particularly external drives marketed …

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