Be kind to your eyes, find your phone, see and boost your wifi signal strength, delete whole words at a time, & a monitor recommendation

This is a mishmash of stuff that I’ve been collecting. Enjoy! Be kind to your eyes: 20-20-20. We are all spending way more time in front of our computers than we did, say, in February 2020. I’ve heard from colleagues… Read moreBe kind to your eyes, find your phone, see and boost your wifi signal strength, delete whole words at a time, & a monitor recommendation

Show Desktop: Keyboard shortcut for Windows and Mac

When someone knocks on your office door, you may have a sensitive email or student work on your screen. Rather than figuring out if what is on your screen can be safely seen, use a keyboard shortcut to minimize everything… Read moreShow Desktop: Keyboard shortcut for Windows and Mac

Emoji menu built into Windows 10 and Macs

Windows 10 emoji menu

Windows 10* has a built-in emoji menu. Go into any program where you can type, like Word or a new email message. Press Windows key + semicolon. Choose an emoji from the menu. The first page (clock icon) shows your… Read moreEmoji menu built into Windows 10 and Macs

Save browser bookmarks in Windows folders

Select the entire web address Mouse fans: single click on the web address Keyboard shortcut fans: CTRL-L Click and drag into your Windows folder Double-click on the bookmark in your folder to launch the page in your web browser “Can… Read moreSave browser bookmarks in Windows folders

Open Chrome bookmarks in new tab

Do you know the most common way I learn about new technology? Something starts bugging me, and I go looking for a solution. Today’s problem? If I want to keep my existing Chrome tabs open, to open a bookmark in… Read moreOpen Chrome bookmarks in new tab

QTT: Only quote what you want (Gmail)

Quick Tech Tip for Gmail users. Want to quote just part of an email message in your reply instead of the entire message? Highlight the text you want, and then click the reply button or tap the ‘r’ key on… Read moreQTT: Only quote what you want (Gmail)

QTT: Drawing on PowerPoint Slides

Quick Tech Tip. Did you know that you can draw on PowerPoint slides during your presentation? You can use your mouse if you don’t have a touchscreen. When you run your PowerPoint slides, in the bottom left corner of the… Read moreQTT: Drawing on PowerPoint Slides

QTT: How Many People Have Clicked on Your goo.gl Link?

Quick Tech Tip. For goo.gl shortened URLS, did you know that you can get analytics by adding .info at the end of the goo.gl URL? It doesn’t even need to be the URL you shortened. Try it. Go to http://goo.gl/UGtpp.info… Read moreQTT: How Many People Have Clicked on Your goo.gl Link?

QTT: Downloading Files (Chrome)

Quick Tech Tip: When using Chrome, downloaded files appear at the bottom of the browser window. Want to save it someplace rather than keep it in your downloads folder? Click and drag the file to your desktop or into a… Read moreQTT: Downloading Files (Chrome)