ABI Reporter – January 2021


ABI Reporter – January 2021

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  • Favorite Tech Gear from 2020
  • Tips for More Productive Internet Research
  • Ten Tips for Keeping Your Devices Secure
  • Mark Your Calendar
  • 2020 Words of the Year
  • Eclipse Macros
  • Here’s a Tax Break You Need

From the President


Happy New Year! I hope you had a nice holiday season with your loved ones.  We look forward to continuing to provide you with resources to help you professionally. We have included articles on new technology, research tips, and other resources.

Enjoy this issue.

Best wishes,

Sheila Atkinson-Baker



Favorite Tech Gear from 2020

By National Court Reporters Association

Zoom was probably the biggest app of 2020; but we made it through the year with more tech gear, gadgets, and gizmos than just that one. The Technology Committee shares some of their favorites from the year. See if your list matches or if there’s something new you should check out – and if you have a favorite you don’t see here, please share at jcrfeedback@ncra.org.

Gear to improve your computer set-up

More and more people are converting to standing desks, and Suzanne Trimble, RPR, CRR, an official court reporter from Sandford, FL, is one of them. She said: “I love the stand desk by VIVO.”

“I have a convertible standing/sitting desk for my desktop computer at the office. I just found this version for a laptop,” said Robin Nodland, FAPR, RDR, CRR, a freelancer and agency owner based in Portland, OR.

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Tips for More Productive Internet Research

By Suzanne I. Trimble

Research on the internet can uncover a treasure trove of information that can save you time, which is money, and make your transcripts fantastically accurate. I’ve put together a few tips, many free of charge, that may be a refresher to some and a time saver to others to make research time more productive. Nothing is more frustrating to me than doing two hours of research on a 30-page transcript and still being unable to find that one spelling I’ve been looking for.

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