Twitter Overview

Twitter has dominated the business news in recent days and weeks, having been purchased then shaken up by the world’s richest (and some might say quirkiest) man, Elon Musk. You might be wondering what all the fuss is about. Below you’ll find an overview of what Twitter is as well as where and why it’sContinue reading “Twitter Overview”

Tech Gift Ideas for Every Budget

With the holiday season on our doorstep, it’s a good time to start considering which gifts our loved ones might enjoy. If you’re like us, you’ll value doubly any gift that’s useful as well as enjoyable. We’ve looked into a few ideas for those on your list (including you) who would like to make betterContinue reading “Tech Gift Ideas for Every Budget”

Technology Among the 50+ Club

According to a 2021 study from AARP (American Association of Retired Persons), those of us who are over 50 can’t get enough of technology. Interested to know what we have adopted and why? See how your answers compare. Top Reasons for Adopting New Tech The top motivator for all adults 50+ is wanting to stayContinue reading “Technology Among the 50+ Club”

Intro to Google Reverse Image Search

What is a “reverse image search”? This is where you take an image you already have and use it as the input (instead of words) for a search. This can be done to find either what it is or more about it and/or to find similar images. Is this even possible today? Yes, and thereContinue reading “Intro to Google Reverse Image Search”

How to Add Stickers to Your iMessages

What are Text Stickers? Stickers are similar to Emojis except they’re often more detailed and somewhat more adaptable. They can be nearly any image and some have cute messages integrated into the image. Adding Sticker Functionality for Texts on iPhone You may find you already have pre-loaded some free sticker packs. (The above examples wereContinue reading “How to Add Stickers to Your iMessages”

How to Turn on Grammar Check on Your iPhone

Using Auto-Correction to improve grammar can be a two-edged sword. Sometimes the bot’s idea of what you’re trying to say is funny at best and infuriating at worst. But there’s no denying that it can help prevent some embarrassing errors. You might as well look smart while using your smartphone…. How to Turn On (orContinue reading “How to Turn on Grammar Check on Your iPhone”

How to Check Spelling & Grammar on your Computer

You may already have automatic grammar and spelling check set up when using a program like Word. If you’re not sure, you can quickly try purposefully writing an incorrect word or sentence and see if a colored underline appears or a pop-up box suggesting an edit. How to Turn Automatic Proofing On or Off IfContinue reading “How to Check Spelling & Grammar on your Computer”

Never Say Buy (more Storage)

You’re on your iPhone trying to send a photo or download a new podcast and you get the dreaded surprise that the action cannot be taken as you’ve run out of storage. Oops. It just happened to me this week. It seems to always happen when you’re in the middle of something important. Have noContinue reading “Never Say Buy (more Storage)”

How to Share an Existing Document or Folder

Last week we showed the simple steps to create a new shared document. If you missed it, you can find that here. In this post we’ll cover how to share an existing document as well as an entire folder. The main benefits of sharing are that others can contribute their knowledge directly without making youContinue reading “How to Share an Existing Document or Folder”

Creating a Shared Document

Ever wish you could have a space where you can collaborate with others to gather, update and share information without having to keep re-sending updated versions by email or other means? There is, and it’s easier than you think. With Google Shared Documents, you can easily create a document and allow others to view orContinue reading “Creating a Shared Document”