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Some tips and tricks when using Google

Blog FEATURE ARTICLE Some tips and tricks when using Google Amazing tips and tricks for using Google Everyone uses Google yet few know just how powerful and convenient it can be. Check out these little-known tips and tricks to make your online search that much easier. 1. Search for an exact word or phrase Putting your search terms in double quotation marks will only bring up searches for those words or phrases. It’s a great option to search quotes or song lyrics. For example “Imagine all the people” 2. Exclude certain words from a search Add a dash or minus
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Categories: Google.

Gmail Tricks You May Not Know About

Blog FEATURE ARTICLE Gmail Tricks You May Not Know About They’ve become such a part of our everyday life that people sometimes underestimate how complicated email accounts actually are. Gmail is like an iceberg, and if you’re only using it to send and receive you’ve barely scratched the surface. This expert’s guide contains seven tips and tricks every Gmail user should be on top of, so you can make the most of your email account. 1. How to check if someone’s been reading your emails Here’s a handy one for anyone who’s had a sneaking suspicion someone has been in
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Categories: Email, Google, and Seniors Computer.

Be Prepared for Scams – Yes they do happen!!

Blog FEATURE ARTICLE Be Prepared for Scams – Yes they do happen!! If you’re familiar with the Web, you’ve probably seen a lot of ads for free computers for seniors, such as laptops and home computers and software that makes things easy. Don’t forget there is never a free lunch.Use extreme caution when investigating these offers. It’s true that advertising agencies and big corporations offer legitimate promotions. But, even those PR deals require you to complete certain tasks and provide a lot of information you’d rather not. Additionally, your gift may be real, but there’s a catch. For example, you’re
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Categories: A Bit Different, Google, Internet, Security, Seniors Computer, and Windows.

How to: Close an App that is running

Blog FEATURE ARTICLE How to: Close an App that is running The iPad doesn’t need you to close a running app for every instance. But in some cases like playing a game, you may need to actually close the app in order to start a new level rather than continuing the last.Here are the steps to follow: 1. Click your iPad’s Home button to minimize the app if it’s running.2. Double-click the Home button or swipe up with 4-5 fingers to see a row of running apps.3. Swipe up the thumbnail of the running app to close it.4. Click the
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Categories: Email, Google, Seniors Computer, Social Networking, and Windows.

How to: Type Faster with Multiple Spaces

Blog FEATURE ARTICLE How to: Type Faster with Multiple Spaces How to Type Faster with Multiple Spaces. Instead of typing a period at the end of each sentence and follow by a space, you can double-tap the space bar, or tap once with two fingers, to get the same result. Ironically the iPad soft keyboard doesn’t have a Tab key, but you can tap the space bar with three fingers at the same time to get three spaces, or four fingers to get four spaces. It works for five spaces too if you put five fingers together to press the
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Categories: A Bit Different, Email, Facebook, Google, Internet, Security, Seniors Computer, Social Networking, and Windows.

The Options when choosing your tablet computer

Blog FEATURE ARTICLE The Options when choosing your tablet computer iPad • Most accessible and easy to use on the market • Choice of screen sizes • Great for first-time tablet users • Vast array of apps – for reading and watching content etc. • Apps and Games developers favour the iPad so apps and games come out first • Most expensive option • Limited storage on the unit Android • Many brands to choose by comparison with iPad • Currently the most popular tablet in Australia • Cheaper than iPad • Different configuration to iPads • You can do
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Categories: Facebook, Google, Internet, Mobile, Seniors Computer, Social Networking, and Windows.