Issue: Summer 2020
Category Archives: My Tech
Digital cameras mean that most of our great photos stay hidden on a computer hard drive. To make sure your favourite shots are not forgotten, print them out. The way to make it easy for you to find your favourite shots: Create a folder on your desktop called “Print”. Every time you download photos from your camera, drag the ones … <entire article…>
Many of us order online and receive electronic greetings and reminders. During the holiday season we have less time to pay attention to details which can leaves us open to fraud. You should identify all online links before you click. You can find out if a link’s address without opening it. How do you know if the link is safe, … <entire article…>
Want to reboot your mind? Set aside a tech-free day. In today’s utlra wired world, see if you can go 24 hours on the weekend without turning on our computer. You may need to hide your computer to do this!
Like most people, you probably empty your mailbox at your front door or hallway every day. Then you sort your mail, recycle some and keep the rest, probably in just 3-4 piles. But do you use your computer mailbox the same way? If you are like most people, probably not. Here are three easy steps to a more organized, and … <entire article…>
Are you tired of wasting paper and expensive printer inks on numerous web pages when all you needed was a section or two? Smart Web Printing by HP is your answer to savings. Visit www.hp.ca/smartweb and download/install the free Windows-based software. Select the text and graphics you need and save a list of clips. Combine the clips you saved onto … <entire article…>
First name – Call your recipient by name. It is more personal and gives the feeling of one to one communication. Name your subject – Name your subject to attract your reader’s full attention and make it easier to retrieve the message later. Note that too attractive (or funny) a subject line might be interpreted as spam. Send a quick … <entire article…>