Loving your External Hard Drive

External hard drives free up storage, offer portability, and provide a lifeline in case of a computer disaster. It pays to take good care of these compact, convenient devices. Here are some helpful strategies. 1. Don’t knock the drive. Depending…

Avoiding Growing Pains — Tech Tips for a Thriving Business

Maybe you started your business in a basement or home office. It was just you at the beginning. Then, your service or product gained traction. The number of staff grew, and you moved into an office. It’s amazing how far…

Why is My Brand New Laptop So Slow?

Your old computer is beginning to slow down. So, you invest in a shiny new laptop. The clouds part and the sun shines down on this bright and lovely new device. Everything will be faster and easier. Only, from the…

Time for What Matters: Essential Windows Shortcuts

The average person spends 90,000 hours at work. These hours can cost us sleep, affect our mood, and cause us to gain weight. Oh, and work can cause stress, too. We can’t give you a “get out of work free”…

Does Mesh Wi-Fi Make Sense in Your Home?

Wi-Fi is a top contender for a technology most of us rely upon. After all, Wi-Fi often provides our wireless high-speed internet and network connections. Without Wi-Fi we’d be stuck watching another reality TV show on a cable-connected device. We…

6 Target Areas to Reduce IT Costs

Your business is always looking to reduce costs. Looking at the information technology budget line items is headache inducing. So much money spent in one area, and there’s so little you can do about it! But is that really true?…

Are You Due? What to Do When You Get a Renewal Notice

Your business relies on any number of service providers. You’re likely contracting for domain names, website hosting, data backup, software licenses, to name just a few. And that’s only your online presence! So, when a renewal notice comes in, you…

How to stop your iPhone or iPad Screen Rotating

from the bottom of the screen, swipe up. You should see the the panel below displayed. Tap on the fifth option along this will stop your screen from rotating or re-enable it to rotate again.

How to recover deleted photos on your iPhone or iPad

1. Launch the Photos app on your iPhone or iPad running iOS 8 or later. 2. Tap on the Albums tab in the bottom navigation. 3. Tap on the album titled Recently Deleted. 4. Tap on the photo you’d like…

How To Quickly View Open Programs

A quick way to view open programs and change to another program view the keyboard.  If you press Alt + Tab Together you a window will open and if you keep pressing them it will change when you get to…

How To Bookmark A Website In Mozilla Firefox

  Go to the website you wish to bookmark and either Click ‘Ctrl + D‘ on your keyboard together or go to the ‘bookmarks menu’ and left click on it.     Now you need to click on ‘Bookmark This…

How To Bookmark A Website In Internet Explorer

Shortcut Click ‘Ctrl + D’ on the keyboard   Go to the website you wish to bookmark and either Click ‘Ctrl + D’ on your keyboard together or go the star in the top right.   If you clicked on…

Keyboard Shortcuts for Facebook Users Using Google Chrome

Did you know there is keyboard shortcuts to help you use Facebook with only a couple of key strokes? You can navigate Facebook with great ease once you have learned a few keyboard shortcuts. To comment, scroll between your news…

Keyboard Shortcuts for Facebook Users Using Safari

Did you know there is keyboard shortcuts to help you use Facebook with only a couple of key strokes? You can navigate Facebook with great ease once you have learned a few keyboard shortcuts. To comment, scroll between your news…

Keyboard Shortcuts for Facebook Users Using Firefox for Mac

Did you know there is keyboard shortcuts to help you use Facebook with only a couple of key strokes? You can navigate Facebook with great ease once you have learned a few keyboard shortcuts. To comment, scroll between your news…

How to Update iTunes

If you can see the menu bar as shown here, simply click help and select ‘Check for Updates’   If you cannot see the menu bar simply click the menu icon in the top left of the iTunes window and…

How To Install iTunes

Open your preferred internet browser and type into the address bar http://www.apple.com/itunes/download/ The webpage auto detects your version of windows and selects the most appropriate version for you to download. You can un-tick the update boxes and news boxes if…

How To Install Adobe Reader

  Open your preferred internet browser and type into the address bar http://get.adobe.com/uk/reader/   1) Un-tick the option to install McAfee Security Plus then click the download now button 1) The download will now start and the webpage will be…