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”

Getting the Most Out of Your Smartphone, Laptop and Tablet Batteries

One of our most popular posts focused on tips to assess your smartphone battery and keep it at its peak. If you missed it, you can find those tips here. Getting More from a Single Charge There are a number of ways you can help maximize the longevity of the charge on your iPhone orContinue reading “Getting the Most Out of Your Smartphone, Laptop and Tablet Batteries”

Using Google Maps to Track Friends

Does that sound ominous or nefarious? We’re not talking about surveillance but rather using technology for good. In this case sharing your location with a friend so that you can more efficiently meet up or so that they can confirm you’re safely enroute home when you’re traveling alone. If you want to track someone orContinue reading “Using Google Maps to Track Friends”

Control and Convenience

Most of us tend to want a couple things from their technology – convenience of doing things easier and faster and a sense of being in control of the tech rather than feeling confused by it. To that end, there have been 3 topics readers have found most valuable here. How to maximize their smartphone’sContinue reading “Control and Convenience”

Save Memory and Time with One Tab

Do you tend to keep open many browser tabs (website pages) at any one time? Perhaps like me you are working on several projects at once and prefer not to have to go back and fetch the pages helping you do so every time you toggle between tasks. In last week’s post, we showed howContinue reading “Save Memory and Time with One Tab”

How to Save All Open Chrome Browser Tabs for a Later Session

If you’re an avid follower of Gransplain, you’ll already know how to save, find and open a single browser tab by bookmarking. If you missed that post, you can find it here. However, what if you’d like to bookmark all your open tabs at once? Say you’ve been working on a particular project and you’dContinue reading “How to Save All Open Chrome Browser Tabs for a Later Session”