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In Publisher 2013 you can insert pictures, swap pictures, and use pictures as a background. To insert a picture, click on the insert tab. In the illustrations group, you can choose to insert a picture from your computer, or from an online source. You can insert Office clip art, and search the web for an image. You can also insert a picture from your SkyDrive, Facebook, or Flickr. If you insert multiple pictures they will appear in a scratch space beside the publication.
Once  you have inserted a picture, you can swap it for a different picture in the scratch space. Simply select the picture, click the mountain icon that appears on the picture, and drag it to the second picture. When the border of the second picture glows pink, release your mouse pointer to swap the pictures.
If you would like to set a picture as your page background, right-click the picture, and select apply to background. You can set the picture to fill the entire page, or to appear in a tile pattern.

An important security feature in Facebook is the ability to restrict what someone else can post on your Timeline. To change Timeline security, click the Settings button, which looks like a gear, in the upper-right corner of the page. Select Account Settings from the menu. Click Timeline and Tagging in the left column. From here, click the Edit shortcut next to “Who can post on your timeline?” Click the button that appears and select Friends or Only me from the menu.
If you want to be able to review posts that friends have tagged you in before they are posted to your Timeline, click the Edit shortcut next to “Review posts friends tag you in before they appear on your timeline?” Click the button and select Enabled from the menu. This will allow you to review the items before they are posted to your Timeline, but posts that you are tagged in will still appear on the newsfeed and in searches. When you are finished changing these settings, click the Home shortcut at the top of the page to return to the newsfeed, or on your name to return to your Timeline.

In the new Outlook, contacts has been replaced by the people hub, a center for all your contact information. You can connect people to a social network and import all of your connections’ data and updates directly into Outlook. A contact card stores individual contact and social media information.

To create a new contact card, click the people shortcut in the navigation bar, and click the new contact button. Click the create contact button and enter the contact information. If you have a social media account connected that contains the contact you are entering Outlook will fill in the contacts information automatically as soon as it recognizes the name.

One great new feature in the BlackBerry Z10 is the Time Shift mode.

Time Shift mode allows you to take a time-lapsed sequence of photos and select the best. You can also use the face recognition software to pick and choose certain elements from the sequence to build the perfect photo. To use the Time Shift mode from your home screen, touch the camera app, and touch the camera icon to switch your camera to Time Shift mode. Touch the screen to take the series of pictures and then touch and drag the slider to view the sequences. Touch the check mark button to select the desired image.

 

If you want to replace the expression on a picture of a person, touch the face. Turn the dial to browse through facial expressions from other pictures in the sequence. Touch the face that you want to use, and touch the check button to replace the expression.

The biggest change in Windows 8 is the removal of the Start menu and the introduction of the Start screen. All of the actions that you’re used to performing from the menu can be done from this screen. The Start screen is composed of tiles. Clicking on these tiles takes you to the application or program.

For example, if you are looking for the traditional Windows desktop, simply click on the Desktop tile and you are back to this familiar location. The Start screen contains a lot of default tiles, but you can pin applications and programs to the Start screen so that you can access them quickly. You can also remove tiles for items that you don’t use.

You will notice that some of the tiles on your Start screen have images that move and change. These are called Live Tiles and they update from the service they are connected to. For example, the News tile will update with images and brief statements about currently trending news articles. Some tiles will show updates from connected social media sites. Not all tiles are Live tiles, but you can turn this feature off on the tiles that have this option.

Some of the tiles on the Start screen can be changed to be larger or smaller depending on your preference. You can also rearrange tiles, and group tiles so that you can easily find the applications and programs that you need.

The Newsfeed feature in SharePoint 2013 is a fast and easy way to convey short, informative updates to other users in your organization. You can share your updates with everyone that has access to your feed, or with specific people or sites that you follow. You can interact with other users within your posts in the Newsfeed in a variety of ways.

You can use tags which are keywords that help users easily sort pertinent information from posts. Trending tags will appear in the right pane of your Newsfeed. To add a tag to your post, you simply enter the pound sign and a word that you wish to use as a tag. As you do this, commonly used tag suggestions will appear under the box.

Mentioning is another way to connect with other users. Mentioning inserts a shortcut to the About Me page of the user you have mentioned. The user also receives a notification that they have been mentioned by you in a post. To mention a user, enter an ampersand (@) character before the users name and select from the list of the available users.

You can also follow another users Newsfeed so that their status updates appear on your page.