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Microsoft Edge – Setting aside tabs

Microsoft Edge – Setting aside tabs

A great new feature has appeared on Microsoft Edge.  It enables you to store web pages for later, and access them later with ease! Click on the icon in the top left corner (Set aside a tab) to save a tab for viewing later. To reveal the tab you have saved click on the Tabs…

Worried about the latest Ransomware attacks?

Worried about the latest Ransomware attacks?

Here are a few tips that may help: Upgrade to Windows 10 especially if you are still using XP. Ensure you have an up to date anti-malware programme installed.  Programmes such s F-Secure will work in the background to prevent attacks such as this. Back-up your files to an external hard drive. Ensure that this…

Autofill in Excel 2013/2016

Autofill in Excel 2013/2016

Now I have been a bit late getting to the party on this one! But having used it a couple of times, I have begun to see its potential.

Some tips for Excel – shortcuts!

Some tips for Excel – shortcuts!

We all love a shortcut!  Here are a few in Excel to speed up your working!

Zoom in and out of Web Pages with ease

Zoom in and out of Web Pages with ease

How many times do we struggle with text on the screen being too small, or find the text is too large and are unable to see the whole page? If you hold down the CTRL key on your keyboard of your PC, and use the roller on your mouse you will be able to zoom…

Recording a presentation?

Recording a presentation?

You don’t need special software.  PowerPoint 2013/2016 has a built in feature allowing you to record a presentation with narration. You can then save the file as a video for uploading. In PowerPoint, prepare and save the presentation you wish to use. On the Slides Show Tab, select the Record Slide Show Button.  Work through…

Activity Log in Facebook

Activity Log in Facebook

Have you spent ages looking through Facebook to find that post you liked? Go into your activity log, and it will show you everything you have commented on, liked or posted. On a PC it is the small arrow in the top right: Locate the button in the top right corner of Facebook. Select Activity…

Hunt the symbol on the iPad – $, €, °, Á

Hunt the symbol on the iPad – $, €, °, Á

Trying to find foreign characters or different currency on an iPad? After scanning the keyboard on my iPad for the degree° symbol, I decided to look into this further. If you hold down the zero button, it will give you alternatives one of them being the degree ° symbol. This opened up all kinds of…

Editing Photos? – Have we forgotten Paint?

Editing Photos? – Have we forgotten Paint?

The other day I was editing a photo for someone, and the Crop feature just wouldn’t do it. Neither would the Remove Background!  (See Microsoft Word and Powerpoint for these features.)  So after about 10 minutes of trawling for an alternative (no I don’t have Photoshop!), I remembered good old Paint!  Yes Paint!  That package…

Email Marketing Hints and Tips

Email Marketing Hints and Tips

How do you send newsletters and mailings to your customers?  Using email marketing enables you to send out numerous mailings to address lists, as well as keeping customers details confidential.  You will get a report on how many people have opened your email, what links they click on, and even the peak time for opening…

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