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Welcome to the June edition of the Smart Computing User Group Newsletter. We'd like to take this opportunity to remind you about Smart Computing's Smart People Computer Support service. Did you know that Smart Computing offers free computer support to our subscribers? Members of the Smart People Computer Support team are available 8 a.m. - 8 p.m., CST, Monday - Friday to help you find the answers to your computing questions. All calls are routed to our home office in Lincoln, Nebraska so you can get the help you need in plain English! You can reach the Smart People at (800) 368-8304 or you can submit your question online at smartcomputing.com/smartpeople.

Now, we are happy to present the June Smart Computing User Group Newsletter. Please enjoy it with our compliments. Remember to forward our newsletter on to your members and share the great information and tips below. If there's anything we can do to better serve you, please let
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Smart Computing User Group Text In Vista: You can make the overall text size in Vista larger or smaller by right-clicking an empty portion of the Desktop, clicking Personalize, and clicking Adjust Font Size (DPI) on the left column. Click the Larger Scale (120 DPI) radio button to make text larger or click the Custom DPI button and use the slider to fine-tune text. Click OK to accept your changes.

Monitor Online Activity: The inexpensive but time-consuming way to monitor children's online activity is to sit by their sides or look over their shoulders - if they'll let you. Some parents are content with reviewing their children's site history from time to time; however, tech-savvy children can easily erase any evidence of their visits to forbidden sites. Most parental monitoring programs have varying degrees of Internet activity monitoring, but a more extensive monitoring tool is SpectorSoft's Spector Pro ($99.95; www.spectorsoft.com). Install this $100 software on your children's computer, and it will record their computer activity, including IM sessions, email sent and received, Web sites visited, programs launched, keystrokes typed, and files searched for and/or swapped. It will even record and let you play back actual time-sliced screen shots of their time on the computer.

Cell Phone Case: You'll find some universal cell phone cases, but typically, cases are made to fit certain models of phones. Make sure the case you have your eye on will accommodate your cell phone. For instance, the phone-fitting Body Glove Scuba II Cellsuit ($24.99; www.bodyglove.com) will protect your Motorola RAZR V3 from scratches and splashes, although you won't want to immerse your phone in water. You can use your phone while it's in the case, too.
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