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How To Install New Desktop Themes in Windows 10

September 17, 2019

Posted in: Microsoft or Windows, Tech Tips

You can personalize your Windows look and feel with Windows Themes. Themes include elements like desktop backgrounds and images (some rotate/change regularly) colors, fonts and even sounds. You can search for a select themes that suit your mood, your personality or the season. Here’s how: 1. Right-click the Windows Start Menu button and select Settings....

Fully Uninstall Apps on Your Mac

Posted in: Apple, Tech Tips

Tech Tip Dragging an app into Trash on a Mac only removes the “.app” file, but that action doesn’t necessarily delete associated data and files – things like preferences, logins, and licensed files. Taking the time to remove that now-unused data will free up space on your computer. Here are 3 options: Uninstall apps using Launchpad Click...

How to Convert a Gmail Email to a Google Calendar Event

Posted in: Google/Chrome, Tech Tips

tech tip gmail outlook Often times, emails would be more useful on a calendar than in your inbox. Emails that contain conferencing details or those related to an appointment or a call are good examples. You can easily convert (or copy and paste, really) the details of an email message to create an appointment or meeting on your calendar....

How To Keep Your Wireless Network Secure

Posted in: Security, Tech Tips

data security tips It’s important to make sure your home or office wireless network is secure. This will help keep unauthorized users from using your internet as well as help to prevent hackers from taking control of your computers through your own wireless network. The first and most effective steps you can take is to ... Change the...

This Free Outlook Add-In Makes Scheduling Meetings Easy

Posted in: Microsoft or Windows, Outlook, Tech Tips

Tech Tip FindTime is an Outlook add-in and website that attacks the age-old problem of finding a meeting time among attendees. Via an Outlook email, it allows you to select and show a set of days and times to a group, allowing everyone to vote and quickly come to a consensus. You, as the organizer, must be...

Excel Tips – Insert a Static Date or a Dynamic Date

Posted in: Microsoft or Windows, Tech Tips

Tech Tip Insert a Static Date A static value in an Excel worksheet is one that doesn’t change when a formula or worksheet is recalculated or opened. On a worksheet, select the cell into which you want to insert the current date. To insert the current date, press Ctrl+; (semi-colon). Bonus! Need to insert the current time...

Enable Night Mode On All Your Devices

Posted in: Apple, iPad/iPhone, Microsoft or Windows, Mobile, Tech Tips

Tech Tip If you often work at night or simply like to read on a screen before going to sleep, you should consider enabling night mode on your devices. The health impacts of screen time have become a major concern, from shortened attention spans, to interrupted sleep cycles, to eye strain. Because of this, developers have started...

How To Change Google’s Background AND Also in Gmail

Posted in: Google/Chrome, Mobile, Tech Tips

tech tip main image Google Chrome offers "themes" that allow you to personalize the look and feel of your browser, modifying the appearance of everything from the scrollbar to the background color and graphics of tabs. It’s fun and easy to browse for and apply themes to Chrome (remember this only works in Chrome, but hang tight and we’ll...

Three Popular Services to Curate, Schedule and Manage Social Media

Posted in: Internet/Social Media, Tech Tips

Tech Tip Whether social media is an intentional or accidental component of your firm’s client development and marketing efforts, there are many (free and affordable) tools available to help manage your posts, pictures, and interactions. Social management platforms will help you manage all your social profiles in one place, schedule posts in advance, track performance of your...

How to Quickly Lock Your Computer

Posted in: Apple, Microsoft or Windows, Security, Tech Tips

Tech Tip Lock it up! A lawyer hardly needs reminding that keeping client communications secure is an expectation and duty. For that, it’s still surprising how many attorneys and/or staff do not lock up their computers when going to be away from their desks for more than a few minutes. While it may seem an annoyance to...