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Health Dangers from Display Screen Blue Light
Recent studies have shown that the blue light emissions from displays and screens. (see the article from Harvard Universaty link below) http://www.health.harvard.edu/staying-healthy/blue-light-has-a-dark-side Basically, the blue emissions affect chemicals i...
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JPEGs and PDFs
Working with JPEGs and PDFs - Getting your messages out there First a couple of definitions: JPEG stands for ' Joint Photographic Experts Group ', which is the name of a body which set the standard on how a photograph is compressed and stored.  PDF stands f...
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Going Mobile with WINDOWS 10- Lumia 550
Oh no-disaster lost my phone.......well not so much of a disaster, it is my Windows demo phone......what do I do?  Go buy a new one!!!!!! Having to purchase a new Windows 10 phone for demo purposes within my classes after the loss of my old Lumia. I opted f...
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Office LENS - Great image and document capture tool for your phone or tablet
Office LENS part of the office suite from Microsoft is free and comes as an app for your phone or tablet. It allows you to use your phone camera to capture docs, photos, business cards and whiteboards and save on various platforms, eg, Onenote, One Drive, W...
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Why do I need good WiFi coverage all over my house?
The previous post is about extending your WiFi around your house, but why do I need it? In terms of a laptop or tablet, when your WiFi becomes weak of disappears, then your internet stops working and you soon know. However, just recently there have been som...
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Is your WiFi not making it?
In certain circumstances that your WiFi signal may not reach parts of your house, this could be that your house is too big, or in my case, a certain part of the office was shielded by a couple of walls.  So what is the solution? A WiFi Extender? There are s...
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WAZE - Super maps on your phone
One of the best map/sat nav apps for my iPhone is the Apple Maps app itself, it is always upto date and very smooth in tracking my location. Although I do like Google maps the Apple version seems much smoother. However, just recently someone introduced me t...
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Keeping your data extra safe
Although we do use a password to log in to our PC or MAC these days, (well lots of people do), there are times when you may forget to log out, or there is even software to bypass the login system. So if you want to be really secure, you can employ additiona...
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Free Office Software
As most people know, Microsoft Office is the default package used by lots of companies and individuals alike. However, although there is now a free on line version, there are also a number of alternative Office packages available completely free of charge.....
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Are your passwords secure.......watch this short video
Each time you register with a new shopping site or email or newsletter or bank, you have to give some user name (can be your email or a bespoke made up name), plus you need a password.  The site usually has some rules on how this password is made up.  All n...
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