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How Mac Users Can Take Advantage Of A Feature Called ‘Mission Control’

October 22, 2019

Posted in: Apple, Tech Tips

Mission Control is a very cool feature on MacOS that offers a preview of + quick access to all your open windows, desktop spaces, full-screen apps, and Split View spaces, making it easy to switch between them. To open Mission Control use any of these methods: Click Mission Control  in your Dock or search for it using Finder Press...

How To Search Multiple PDF Files Using Acrobat Reader

Posted in: Tech Tips

Most computers have Acrobat Reader on them but if you use a different PDF manipulation tool, the steps will likely be similar. If these steps don’t work for the version of Acrobat or Reader you have, or you use another great product Open Acrobat or Acrobat Reader on your computer. Click on the Edit menu...

How To Make Text On A Web Page Bigger And Easier to Read

Posted in: Apple, Google/Chrome, Microsoft or Windows, Tech Tips

Web pages sometimes have small text that can be difficult to read. Web browsers support the ability to zoom in and out so you can control the size of the page. You can use your keyboard or the options menu in most browsers to zoom in and out of the page. Using keyboard shortcuts PC:...

How Turn Off Notification and System Sounds in Windows 10

Posted in: Microsoft or Windows, Tech Tips

If visual and/or musical notifications cause too many distractions and derail your productivity efforts, consider shutting off or minimizing the alerts, badges and sounds that Windows 10 offers. Here’s how:   1. Press the Windows Key + A to open the “Actions” tray in Windows 10. 2. Select the “All Settings” icon in matrix. 3....

How To Install New Desktop Themes in Windows 10

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

Computer 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...