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IT Living with Sight Loss

How to Configure iPhone Accessibility Features

The iPhone is praised for the large amount of accessibility features included as standard, but how do you know what is available and how to set it up? This article explores how to configure iPhone accessibility features. Genius Bar / Apple Store can configure iPhone accessibility features For hands on help, if you are near…Continue readingHow to Configure iPhone Accessibility Features

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IT Life Productivity

Is ChatGPT Assistive Technology for Everyone?

ChatGPT is the latest AI (Artificial Intelligence) craze that promises to change the world. There is no doubt that ChatGPT is impressive and is already changing the world as we see schools and universities banning its use. However, is ChatGPT assistive technology for everyone? What is ChatGPT? Well, I asked ChatGPT to explain what it…Continue readingIs ChatGPT Assistive Technology for Everyone?

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My Blind Tech Setup 2022

I know I am always looking to find out what others are using in their blind tech setup; it really is the best way to learn. So, I am sharing what I use in my Blind Tech Setup, I hope you find it useful. Phone and Watch The iPhone 14 Pro Max and Apple Watch…Continue readingMy Blind Tech Setup 2022

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IT Productivity

How to Fix Distant Bluetooth Audio

After recently getting the Poly Voyager Focus 2 headet to help block the noise of my air conditioning out while on calls all day long, I found they had a very distant Bluetooth audio. This seemed to only happen in calls and was extremely frustrating. After a bit of investigation, it turned out that Windows…Continue readingHow to Fix Distant Bluetooth Audio

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IT Productivity

How to keep GSuite Legacy for Free

Google announced the closure of GSuite legacy in January 2022. GSuite (formaly Google Apps) is a service that many signed up to for providing email for domain names. Google have not provided clear options to keep GSuite legacy accounts, apart from migrating to Google Workspace and paying handsomely for it. In typical Google style, they…Continue readingHow to keep GSuite Legacy for Free

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How to get Dark Mode websites on iPhone and iPad

Over the last few years there has been a rise in popularity of dark mode. Dark mode features are now readily available on operating systems and some websites. There are still many websites that don’t have the option and that’s where NightEye can help with browser extensions that can turnsany website into dark mode. NightEye…Continue readingHow to get Dark Mode websites on iPhone and iPad

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Business IT Microsoft Office Productivity

How to fix Microsoft Teams Performance Issues

As many of us have adjusted to remote working, a large amount of our time is spent within Microsoft Teams, so what do you do when it isn’t performing as it needs to? Continue reading to find out how to fix Microsoft Teams performance issues. Symptoms of Microsoft Teams Performance Issues Teams CPU usage is…Continue readingHow to fix Microsoft Teams Performance Issues

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How to fix Outlook 365 Performance Issues

Outlook 365 Windows desktop app is critical for many of us, so what do you do when it isn’t performing as it needs to? Continue reading to find out how to fix Outlook 365 performance issues. Symptoms of Outlook 365 Performance Issues Outlook CPU usage is high Animated gif’s / images in emails stutter Switching…Continue readingHow to fix Outlook 365 Performance Issues

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IT Life Smart Home

How to Airplay to a Fire TV (Screen Mirror)

Amazon Fire TV usage is wide spread due to low cost and the wide range of support for streaming services, I am a big fan and have many in my house. My main complaint has been the inability to screen mirror my Apple devices using Airplay to a Fire TV. Well until I found AirReceiver…Continue readingHow to Airplay to a Fire TV (Screen Mirror)

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IT Living with Sight Loss Microsoft Office

How to fix Outlook and Word 365 performance issues with Fusion 2020 (Jaws/Zoomtext)

On first installing Fusion 2020 from Freedom Scientific on a Microsoft Surface Pro 4 (i7 16GB Ram, SSD) it would work for a few minutes, but then just lock up when using Word or Outlook from Office 365. My CPU was at 100%, so I convinced my employer to upgrade the laptop, but that didn’t…Continue readingHow to fix Outlook and Word 365 performance issues with Fusion 2020 (Jaws/Zoomtext)