Your Guide to TechSoup's Cloud Services and Products

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Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services can help you save money, especially if you request one through TechSoup. To help you pick the right one for your organization, we put together a helpful VoIP solution comparison chart of what we offer.

Your Guide to TechSoup's Cloud Services and Products

Tech Soup Blog

Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services can help you save money, especially if you request one through TechSoup. To help you pick the right one for your organization, we put together a helpful VoIP solution comparison chart of what we offer.

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Citrix Online Returns

Tech Soup Blog

Eligible nonprofits and libraries can now access discounted rates for Citrix Online's web conferencing and remote desktop services. Not sure which web conferencing tool makes sense for your nonprofit or library? Citrix Online's handy feature comparison can help you decide. GoToMyPC is web-based remote access software that provides secure access to a PC or Mac via the Internet. Citrix Online products are back in stock!

Photoshop Elements vs. Photoshop

Tech Soup Blog

This newly updated image- and video-editing bundle runs on Windows machines or Macs, and is now available to eligible nonprofits, charities, and public libraries through TechSoup. In-Depth Comparisons. Adobe offers an official comparison guide for the whole Photoshop family.

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Photoshop Elements 11 vs. Photoshop CS6

Tech Soup Blog

This newly updated image- and video-editing bundle runs on Windows machines or Macs, and is now available to eligible nonprofits, charities, and public libraries through TechSoup. In-Depth Comparisons. ProDesignTools.com has a nice comparison that also includes Lightroom.

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Will Windows 8 Work on an Old Computer?

Tech Soup Blog

Most of the libraries and nonprofits I visit have older PCs. By comparison, Windows 7 requires 16 GB of hard drive space. I confess. I have a passion for keeping IT equipment alive and well as long as possible.

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A Guide to Windows 8 Resources

Tech Soup Blog

Is Windows 8 right for your nonprofit or library? We curated a list of the most useful Windows 8 apps for nonprofits and libraries. Read our comparison of the two operating systems. Windows 8 also comes with the new Internet Explorer 10.

Costs in the Cloud - Renting Software vs. Buying

Tech Soup Blog

Most of the software that nonprofits and libraries now get from TechSoup is under a perpetual license that means the software belongs to you forever. These updates are no cost and are usually delivered over the Internet. Of course the software is delivered over the Internet rather than living on your computer, cell phone, or network. One complication is not being able to get a simple apples-to-apples comparison between the two.

Manage Your Projects With Open Atrium

Idealware

Well, given that Open Atrium is open source, “run for the money” may not be the best way to express the comparison; more about that later. Document library, in any upload format, including the ability to compare revisions of documents. Like everything else with Drupal, you will have the choice of your own private server; hosting it on any of tons of reliable Internet Service Provider; or -- I suspect -- provided in fully managed SAAS format by Acquia or someone.

Windows 8 on Older PCs?

Tech Soup Blog

Most of the libraries and nonprofits I visit have older PCs. By comparison, Windows 7 requires 16GB of hard drive space. In addition, we ran six Internet Explorer 10 browser windows, one with a Lady Gaga YouTube video running and then another with a demo of the Sony Bravia 3D TV, a heavily-animated Adobe Flash website. I've been following the IT press as it's been covering the much-publicized Windows 8 launch over the last few months.

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The Participatory Museum Process Part 4: Adventures in Self-Publishing

Museum 2.0

available for free at your library and on the web. be prepared to unleash your sixth grade math skills regarding percentages as well as your deep internet search capabilities if you embark on such a comparison.

Amazon Book Rentals (How does it work?)

SocialFish

This was the invention of the libraries, where you could borrow a book, whether old or new, use it for a specified period, and then return the same book to the library to have access to another book. Amazon Book Rentals works like a library.

The Digital Divide Doesn't Exist

NTEN

Sure, the average price of a computer has been falling for years, but that doesn't take into account the recurring cost of Internet access. While a comprehensive 2003 report by Wenhong Chen and Barry Wellman rightly notes that "the digital divide is a continuum ranging from physical access, financial access, cognitive access, and content access to political access," they go on to assert that "Income is the most important factor that affects Internet diffusion."

Digital Pulp Fiction

Gavin's Digital Diner

Books on the Kindle are cheaper than paper… Here’s a random comparison of titles and prices. Savings over hardback costs are greater still, but that comparison seems unjust, since the difference seems irrelevant. It incorporates "digital media and internet features" — a concept they are calling the " media room." With a little “conversion&# work, I had a complete technical reference library on my Kindle.

Digital Pulp Fiction

Gavin's Digital Diner

Books on the Kindle are cheaper than paper… Here’s a random comparison of titles and prices. Savings over hardback costs are greater still, but that comparison seems unjust, since the difference seems irrelevant. It incorporates "digital media and internet features" — a concept they are calling the " media room." With a little “conversion&# work, I had a complete technical reference library on my Kindle.

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Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Your users can keep entering data despite salesforce.com or their Internet connection being down. That’s too sluggish and fraught with Internet weirdness. PHP doesn’t have an equivalent package so you’d end up having to go with fairly ugly code that uses a lot of calls to PHP’s SOAP libraries. I think I would really take issue with a CiviCRM vs. salesforce.com comparison wherein CiviCRM actually comes out ahead of salesforce.com.