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Digital Workshop: Announcing The New Digital Workshops Powered by Windows

Digital Workshop: Announcing The New Digital Workshops Powered by Windows

Special thanks to Nieuw Amsterdam’s techspert Frank Barcelona who posted this on Hal’s Digital Workshop blog. In case you have not heard, we are updating all of our Digital Workshops powered by Windows. On your next Holland America cruise you will be treated to new Sony all-in-one computers with Windows 8 and 20” touchscreens. Most…   read more of “Digital Workshop:…”

Digital Workshop: Penguins, Penguins and More Penguins!

Digital Workshop: Penguins, Penguins and More Penguins!

Special thanks to Prinsendam’s Techspert Kristin who posted this on HAL’s Digital Workshop blog. Hi there folks! Kristin here, writing from our elegant explorer the ms Prinsendam, currently docked in gorgeous Buzios, Brazil. We are currently towards the end of our magical 68-day Grand South American and Antarctic Voyage and boy have we seen some…   read more of “Digital Workshop:…”

Digital Workshop: Microsoft Reimagines Paint

Digital Workshop: Microsoft Reimagines Paint

Special thanks to Techspert Trevor who posted this on HAL’s Digital Workshop blog. Van Gogh used “Paint as Paint”, meaning he not only expressed the way he saw things in his art but he was very topographical with his medium! With globs of paint straight from the tube on the canvas, he created thick layered…   read more of “Digital Workshop:…”

Digital Workshop: No Touchscreen? No Problem!

Digital Workshop: No Touchscreen? No Problem!

Special thanks to Zuiderdam’s Techspert Krista who posted this on HAL’s Digital Workshop blog. It’s Krista, techspert onboard the Zuiderdam where we’re sailing through the Caribbean and visiting the Panama Canal. As we sail, we’re learning all about Windows 8! I use Windows 8 on a laptop that I upgraded from Windows 7, and guess…   read more of “Digital Workshop:…”

Digital Workshop: Fetch Files On Your PC

Digital Workshop: Fetch Files On Your PC

Special thanks to Volendam’s Techspert Frank Barcelona who posted this on HAL’s Digital Workshop blog. Here is a great way to access files from a remote PC when you are traveling. If you have the SkyDrive desktop app for Windows installed on a PC, you can use the Fetch files feature to access all your…   read more of “Digital Workshop:…”

HAL Digital Workshop: Macro and Cheese!

HAL Digital Workshop: Macro and Cheese!

Special thanks to Rotterdam’s Techspert John Robert’s who posted this on HAL’s Digital Workshop blog. Macro is one of the various modes on your typical pocket camera. The symbol usually looks like a flower. However, macro mode is not just for flowers anymore! If you’re like many travelers, one of the great things about any…   read more of “HAL Digital…”