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What is Reading List on Chrome? It’s a similar concept to bookmarking we’ve covered in prior posts but with some advantages. Instead of saving an article or story to a folder in your bookmarks, if you put it in the Reading List and you’re logged into Chrome browser, it will sync to your Google account,Continue reading “How to Save Reading on Chrome”
You may feel you’ve got more than enough options with which to message friends and family without adding to the stack. However, you may find as I have that a few people in your circle use (Facebook) Messenger as their “go-to” messaging platform, so you may want to know the basics in order to replyContinue reading “The Basics of Messenger”
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”
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”
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”
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”
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”
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”
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”
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)”
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