Perfect PowerPoint Presentations on Your Mobile or Tablet

If you’ve ever had to give a PowerPoint presentation away from your office, you’ll know that it usually involves dragging a laptop along for the ride, or keeping your fingers crossed that the hardware in place is compatible with your memory stick or version of PowerPoint. With the increasing popularity of smart phones and tablets, how feasible is it to use one of these devices for that all important presentation? There are now various adapters and software applications that promise to make this a reality, so what options are available?

The best strategy for giving a PowerPoint presentation from your mobile or tablet is to create the presentation on a PC or Mac using Microsoft PowerPoint, then use specific viewing software from your mobile device when giving the presentation. You can prepare the slides as normal using your PC or Mac, add as many new slides as required, populating them with text and images where necessary, save your presentation when complete.

Gather together the hardware parts that you’ll need, this will include your mobile or tablet along with any cables and adapters that are required. Most projectors tend to have two types of ports, a digital HDMI or analogue VGA, or possibly both. Newer projectors will probably have both, but older machines are likely to have only a VGA type connection. If you’re giving a presentation away from your home base, make sure you check what type of connection you will need. Apple can supply proprietary adapters for their devices, cables are non- proprietary but may still be required. Android phones and tablets vary, but many come equipped with a mini HDMI adapter which with the correct cable will plug straight in to a HDMI projector port.

The next thing you’ll need to do is install a PowerPoint viewing app on your device. There are a number of different apps depending on your requirements and platform. Quickoffice Pro offer an app for both Apple OS and Android devices. Slide Shark is another app specifically for viewing PowerPoint presentations, it’s currently only available for Apple OS although an Android version is planned.

Once you have found a suitable app for viewing, you will need to load your file onto the mobile device. There are various ways to achieve this, emailing yourself or using flash memory card to copy (if you have one) are popular methods. Alternatively you could use a cloud based solution such as Dropbox or Google Drive, some viewer apps may have the option to upload to an online account.

Now that everything is in place, be sure to test and verify that everything is working as it should. You can connect to a computer monitor to test a VGA connection, or a modern TV will usually allow you to test a HDMI setup. Open your PowerPoint file and press play within your presentation application and away you go.

Next time you have to give a presentation, especially if it involves travelling some distance, consider whether you actually need to bring your laptop, with the right connectors and software you could give a full sized presentation from a smaller portable device.

Being Present and Alert: What Does This Mean?

What are the advantages in our life of being present and alert? Why it is important to have these qualities in our life and what does it feel like. Often people say, it is not what you are doing that is important, it is what you are being.

Being awake and alert is something we take for granted as our natural state of consciousness.

There are many advantages to becoming conscious of this state of being, for a few minutes each day. Being conscious of that inner state of being, feeling the presence of the electromagnetic field of energy that permeates our physical body and forms the aura around the body, is very important.

By becoming aware and conscious of this field of energy, we set up feedback loops which help to increase its presence and strengthen the flow.

So what does it feel like to be present?

After reading this, try closing your eyes. Allow your awareness to settle, and relax. Look within yourself and, using your feelings, see if you can feel the energy flow within your body. See if you can feel or become aware of the presence of the aura around the body.

You may feel this in many different ways.

If you look deeply within yourself you may feel the inner bliss, the liveliness within the silence. If you smile you may feel the energies flow in a different way around the body and face. If you become conscious of your breathing, you may feel the life force coming in with each inbreath.

You may become conscious of the various flows of energy around your body: the flow which causes your lungs to expand and contract; the flow which pulses to create your heartbeat.

You may become aware that strong thoughts may cause a physical sensation or pulling in the flesh somewhere.

There are many ways to become self-aware. It is more the process of self-awareness that is important: the turning of consciousness back on itself to gain self-knowledge.

All things in the universe display intelligence, have orderliness within them. But it takes the human mind to turn this intelligence back on itself: by becoming self-aware, to convert this intelligence into intelligentness.

By becoming self-aware we become intelligent and can make choices. Also, it is only when we become aware of our gifts that we can start to use them.

If you get good at this process of self-awareness, you may start to become aware of the matrix that makes up your flesh and bones.

Become aware of the layers of energy and their energy fields at the level of the organs, cells, molecules and atoms of your body and their associated levels of awareness.

You may transcend matter altogether and become aware of the light body that interacts with the zero-point energy of space itself, which permeates all things.

You may realise that you are this space, the life force itself, and not the physical body at all. You are the eternal continuum of life, which is unmanifest and non-changing: the silent witness to all that happens in your life.

You may choose to take the awareness out of the physical body altogether and go astral travelling around the universe, flowing into and out of the various dimensions.

You may realise that you can look through the eyes of an insect on a wall in a far distant land and do remote viewing. You may choose to become conscious of what is in the next room and effectively just walk through the wall with your awareness.

When your awareness is within the quantum field of space, the zero-point energy or neutral energy, you have total freedom. This is a field of all possibilities and you are only limited by your own creativity and imagination. You have become aware of yourself and mastered yourself.

Debt Negotiation and Settlement – How Stimulus Money Aids Consumers With Debt Settlement

USA is facing dark times with the economic crisis and other economic issues. Obama is trying to fix the problems by supporting the stimulus money plan. Stimulus money come from government founds and are used to provide help to consumers in debt which for various reasons can’t afford to pay their loan back alone. Before the economic crisis hit, a lot of consumers needed loans and so they took loans in the hope that they will be able to pay them back. The large number of loans given by the banks caused major problems when there weren’t enough real money. This caused for a mass increase in interest rates and penalties and the consumers were forced to pay back more than what they borrowed. Most of them couldn’t afford to do so and so they filled for bankruptcy which only made the situation even worse for the rest of the citizens. With a large number of consumers still in debt and bankruptcy not being a real option any more, the government was forced to provide help and so stimulus money was introduced. Stimulus money is given to the major credit card companies to cover any losses that might appear when they accept to reduce the debt of their clients which use debt settlement.

Debt settlement or debt negotiation will reduce your unsecured debt by a large percentage after talking with the creditor and making them see that you are unable to afford the whole amount. Rather than letting you file for bankruptcy, a creditor is more likely to accept the negotiations and reduce your debt by 50-60%. It is better to get some money back from consumers and some from stimulus money rather than letting the consumers file for bankruptcy and not get anything from the loan.

Not only does stimulus funds help consumers in the battle with debt by making the creditors more likely to accept negotiations but also you don’t have to pay taxes for the reduced amount even if it counts as an income.

Debt negotiation is the best use of stimulus money and can aid consumers in their problem with debt.