Tech Tip – Identify Objects In Your Phone Photos With Google Lens

If you’d like a handy way to search your photos and identify important buildings / landmarks, places, names, Wi-Fi passwords and other valuable contextual information depicted in them, Google Lens may be for you. For example, take a photo of a router’s password sticker and you’ll automatically connect to that network, take a picture of […]

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Tech Tip – Track Changes To Your Word Documents

If, as so many businesses do, you use Microsoft Word, and you have shared documents that others can make changes to, you may find the ‘Track Changes’ feature very useful. By turning on ‘Track Changes’ you can see who has made changes to your document, you can choose which changes to accept or reject, and […]

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Tech Tip – Windows 10 – Using The ‘My People’ Feature

The ‘My People’ feature in Windows 10 provides a handy way for you to access all your favourite contacts from your taskbar using the inbuilt settings and account that is linked with the email that you have used in your Windows. Here’s how to activate the feature: 1-Check whether your taskbar has the “people” icon […]

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Tech Tip – Prevent Travel Bag Laptop Battery Wake-Up

Sometimes your laptop can spring into life while still in your travel bag. This can drain the battery. Here’s how to prevent it from happening. On a PC running Windows 10, change the behaviour of the system so that closing the lid causes the system to hibernate instead of sleeping. This means that the system […]

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Tech Tip – Windows 10: Near Share

One helpful feature to look out for in the Windows 10 update this Spring will be ‘Near Share’ whereby nearby Windows 10 devices can share files and URLs with you via Bluetooth. This feature is similar to Apple’s AirDrop, and it works in the following way: Apps e.g. Photos, Microsoft Edge and File Explorer display […]

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Tech Tip: Malware Protection With Windows 10

As the Malwarebytes annual State of Malware report shows, malware is a popular tool used by cyber criminals. With this in mind, “Windows Defender” on Windows 10 can help you to adopt a multi-layered approach to protect your systems. Windows Defender is a security tool that can be set up to block malware attacks in […]

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