Category Archives: Mobile Computing

AutoCAD, Revit and Microsoft RDP 8.0 (Remote Desktop Protocol)

Microsoft’s RDP 8.0 protocol for Remote Desktop was first released with Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012.  Fortunately, it can also be installed on Windows 7 SP1 workstations.  Installing this update can make using AutoCAD and Revit smoother when working … Continue reading

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Input Devices and AutoCAD

Touch Screens We are now seeing the wide scale adoption of the touch screen as an input device.  AutoCAD for Mac supports gestures when using the Magic Mouse or Magic Trackpad.  We even have a version of AutoCAD (WS) for … Continue reading

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Autodesk Network Licensing Information

Network Licensing Overview Autodesk network licensing gives you a pool of floating licenses where users are able to check out a license from the license pool upon launch of their Autodesk software.  This means that you can install the software … Continue reading

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Subscription Series: Training in the Cloud

A couple of weeks ago, my wife graciously gifted me a Sony Network Blu-Ray player, so we could watch streaming Netflix on our flat-screen from the comfort of our own bedroom.  So where am a going with this, you ask? … Continue reading

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The Cat is Back, and Still Pawing at the GPS Topic

As I continue in my quest to gauge and apply the utility of my GPS enabled phone, there are a couple of apps and programs I’ve come across that I believe are worthy of mention.  They are, of course, free. … Continue reading

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