Learning on the job

One of the benefits of copy-editing technical and academic work is that one becomes -- albeit briefly -- a bit of an expert in a niche subject. Over the past couple of years I have read some interesting research on crime and criminology from an anthropological perspective, wider uses -- beyond bitcoin -- for block chain … Continue reading Learning on the job

NEW SERVICE: Editorial Support

Following a very successful collaboration with an old friend, one of our team is making a turn towards her roots in publishing. EKlär Solutions is now pleased to offer Academic Editorial Services, ranging from proofreading to substantive editing. Many companies now offer proofreading and other editorial services to students and academics alike. These services may … Continue reading NEW SERVICE: Editorial Support

Will you proof my document?

Microsoft has evolved over the years, but it still has much to answer for: pop-up alerts to which you inadvertently respond whilst typing in another application, installing updates just when you really need to use your PC, and let us not forget Vista. Microsoft Office has been vastly improved in recent incarnations, not least its reviewing, … Continue reading Will you proof my document?

Sync Outlook.com with your iPhone

This article continues our series exploring Windows 8 and SkyDrive. Read more here. In this article we will briefly describe how to add your SkyDrive account to your iPhone. Adding your Outlook.com to your iPhone is very simple: From Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendar Click Add Account > Hotmail Type your SkyDrive address & password … Continue reading Sync Outlook.com with your iPhone

Sync your Data with SkyDrive

This article continues our series exploring Windows 8 and SkyDrive. Read more here. SkyDrive synchronises automatically with your Windows Phone, but perhaps you want to sync the data on your desktop... SkyDrive  gives you access to free Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote in your browser, but also works well  with Office 2013. To synchronise the … Continue reading Sync your Data with SkyDrive

Sync your Email Accounts with Outlook.com

This article is part our exploration of Windows 8 and SkyDrive. Read more here. Most devices allow you to sync with more than one email account, and many people prefer to manage their various email accounts using Outlook on the desktop (2010/2013). However, you may wish to access all your emails from one account: Outlook.com. … Continue reading Sync your Email Accounts with Outlook.com

Sync your Apple Contacts with Outlook.com

This article continues our series exploring Windows 8 and SkyDrive. Read the previous article here. Apple iCloud Contacts As always, Microsoft and Apple do  not see eye to eye, so despite the simplicity of linking & syncing with other accounts, your iCloud account will be ever so slightly trickier... It is not possible to synchronise … Continue reading Sync your Apple Contacts with Outlook.com