Tech Tip – Optimize Working Space With Snap Assist

If you are using Windows 10 and you want to multi-task and make the most of your single screen Snap Assist enables you to split your screen between two open windows.  Here’s how: – Hold down the Windows key on the keyboard and use the < or > arrows. – Snap Assist will then move […]

Tech Tip – Sync Sticky Notes Across Devices

If you are using Windows 10 and need some simple, handy reminders about work, appointments, calls and more, synced across all your devices and other apps, Microsoft’s Sticky Notes app can help. Here’s how it works: – Open the Sticky Notes app (type Sticky Notes in the Start menu). – When you first launch Sticky […]

Tech Tip – Space and Speed

On your PC, if you would like to be able to monitor how much space your apps are taking up and keep your machine running quickly by getting rid of the ones you do not need, here’s how: To check how much space your apps are using go to Settings > System > Storage. – […]

Tech Tip – One-Click Fix For Accessibility

If you are using Word (or any Office app) in Windows 10, there is a one-click way to make sure that your messages and documents can be read by people of all abilities.  Here’s how: – With your chosen document open click on ‘Review’ (top menu). – Click on ‘Check Accessibility’ (top left). – Follow […]

Tech Tip – Use The Timeline

If you are using Windows 10 and you need to quickly find a document that you have worked on in the past, using the Timeline can help you to find it and start working where you left off. To find files using the timeline: – Either select Task View +? on the taskbar or press […]

Tech Tip – Translate Text On The Fly

If you are using Word in Windows 10 and you would like a really fast and easy way to translate text into another language and include it in your document, here’s how: – Highlight the text in your Word document that you would like to translate. – Right-mouse click and select ‘Translate’. – Select the […]

Tech Tip – Dictation

If you’d like to give your hands a rest, if you need to quickly capture notes, or even if you’d like to take an easy written record of the information given in a phone call, try using the dictation feature in Windows 10.  Here’s how to use it: Firstly, you’ll need a microphone and a […]

Tech Tip – Getting Organised Using Microsoft Edge

If you are using Microsoft Edge in Windows 10, here’s a way that you can organise multiple browser tabs that you need to have open for a job or project into a ‘Collection’ that you can easily access later. To make a ‘Collection’ of relevant web pages that you have open in multiple browser tabs: […]

Tech Tip – Lock Your Work Device

If you’re using Windows 10 and you’d like to prevent others from seeing what you’re working on if you need to walk away from your device, here’s how to quickly and easily lock your screen: – Press the Windows logo key + L. – Or, if you’re using a Mac, press Control + Command + […]

Tech Tip – Slide To Shutdown

If you’d like to create a fast, easy, and decorative way to shut down your Windows 10 PC, creating a ‘slide to shutdown’ shortcut allows you to simply pull down an on-screen picture blind to turn off your PC.  Here’s how to set it up: – Desktop, right-click, select shortcut. – In the Type the […]