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”

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”

How to Embed a Link

If you’ve benefited from web hyperlinks embedded into the body of text but don’t know how to do that yourself, you may be surprised how easy it it. Not only will it take mere seconds to set up, but it looks a whole lot neater and more professional to opt for an embedded hyperlink vsContinue reading “How to Embed a Link”

What’s the Wordle?

It seems that from out of the blue, suddenly everyone is talking about and sharing their Wordle scores. If the sight of the score pyramid of different colored tiles leaves you mystified, read this short post explaining what it is, why it’s so addictive and how you can join (if you wish). What is Wordle?Continue reading “What’s the Wordle?”

A “Wayback Machine” for the Web

Ever wish you could somehow “retrieve” a public web page that has since been updated? Like going back via a time machine to see how site pages really were at a specific time in the past…would you believe me if I said this is possible? It is possible. For some sites and given dates. WantContinue reading “A “Wayback Machine” for the Web”

How to Get Started on Facebook

Like all forms of social media, Facebook (“FB”) can be a really good thing as much as it can be an unhealthy thing. On the positive side, it’s one of the easiest ways to stay connected to your friends and family. Due to their busy schedules, many people prefer to give regular quick updates, usuallyContinue reading “How to Get Started on Facebook”

Using Video Chat to Help Others

Video chat is useful in many ways beyond a social catch-up or the obvious business meeting. Because it eliminates the time and cost of transport while lowering any “disruption” an in-person visit might bring, video chat programs enable you to make a more frequent and greater impact on those you care about. You may haveContinue reading “Using Video Chat to Help Others”