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Take, annotate and share screenshots on Windows 10

August 4, 2020

Posted in: Microsoft or Windows, Tech Tips

There are many reasons you may want to take screenshots in Windows 10. Perhaps you want to show a coworker how to use a specific program, or maybe you want to show the IT Gal an error on your computer. Whatever your reason, creating screenshots and marking them up is very straightforward on Windows 10...

Use Your Kindle to Read PDF Files

Posted in: Mobile, Tech Tips

Did you know you can send PDF files to your Kindle via Amazon’s Send to Kindle service? While you can send various types of files to Kindles, today we are going to focus on PDFs. To use the service, you must first tell Amazon to accept email from your email address or addresses. Here are...

How to Hide Photos & Videos on Your iPhone or Android

Posted in: Apple, Google/Chrome, iPad/iPhone, Mobile, Tech Tips

Tech Tip ipad Sometimes you want to hide, move or archive pictures and videos from your photo album so they don’t appear in your main camera roll. Both popular mobile operating systems make this easy. Here’s how: iOS: Create and Use Hidden Folders Apple lets you scoot images or videos into a separate folder so they are not...

Creating Personal Profiles on Your Favorite Streaming Apps

Posted in: Tech Tips

Between working from home and just having everyone at home, it’s no surprise that watching movies and TV have become more popular than ever. But why do your kids keep seeing recommendations for legal dramas and home improvement shows while you suffer through recommendations for K-pop videos and cartoons? Well, it’s because your TV can’t...

New Microsoft Office App Available on iOS and Android

Posted in: Apple, Mobile, Tech Tips, Word

Microsoft’s new Office app on iOS and Android Microsoft recently released its new unified Office app for iOS and Android. The app conveniently combines Word, Excel and PowerPoint into a single application and links to your Microsoft 365 account so you can easily access your files. It's designed with some of the more mobile-friendly parts of Word, Excel and PowerPoint in mind. Because the...

New Service in Microsoft Word Checks Grammar In Word, Outlook and on Webpages

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

"Microsoft Editor" is an AI-powered, writing virtual assistant that offers basic suggestions in grammar and spelling as you type. It not only quickly catches typos and mistakes, but it also can help you communicate more clearly. And it does so in more than 20 languages! Editor is a new and constantly developing service that comes...

How to Change Desktop Icon Size in Windows and MacOS

Posted in: Apple, Microsoft or Windows, Tech Tips

Screen shot of desktop icons Do you ever feel like you need binoculars to see the icons and text on your desktop? Well, they can be pretty small by default. Strain no more!  It’s easy to increase the size of your icons so they are easier to identify; just know that the bigger you make them, more real estate they...

Share a Word Document but Allow Only Comments

Posted in: Microsoft or Windows, Tech Tips, Word

Comments only word doc sharing Sometimes you may want to send a Word document rather than a PDF for comments. The benefit here would be not having to flip between the PDF doc and the Word doc to make your edits based on those outside suggestions. One of Microsoft’s Word “protect” features allows you to share a document with others...

Group Podcasts on Your iPhone into Playlists

Posted in: Apple, iPad/iPhone, Tech Tips

Group Podcasts on Your iPhone into Playlists Podcasts have become more popular than ever these days, and if you’re like most, you’ve amassed quite a collection! On the iPhone, you can organize podcasts into playlists – or as they are called on the iPhone, into “stations” that allow you to group them (News, Legal, Self-Improvement, Meditation, etc. – you decide!). Here’s how:...

The Complete Zoom Guide: From Basic Help to Advanced Tricks

Posted in: Tech Tips, Working Remotely

Tech Tips - The Complete Zoom Guide One of Zoom's key strengths is its simplicity, but this does not mean that the platform is without a variety of advanced features that remote workers will find useful for improving their productivity. ZDNet has compiled a Zoom guide to help make your meetings more productive.