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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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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 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)

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5 tips for working with PDF documents

PDF as a document format has taken the world by storm. Only a few short years ago we needed to buy expensive software to create and edit PDF documents, but due to its popularity there is a now a wide range of software available for free. Top 5 Tips for working with PDF documents 1.…Continue reading5 tips for working with PDF documents

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5 Top Tips for Remote Working Across Timezones

I have spent a huge amount of my time working on projects crossing multiple time zones over the last few years. Let me share some of the tips I have learnt during this time to make collaborating easier. Top 5 Tips 1. Set up additional clocks in Windows to help you keep track of multiple time zones.…Continue reading5 Top Tips for Remote Working Across Timezones

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Business Life Productivity

Do you dread the question “How long did you spend on this project?”

Like a lot of you, I work on multiple projects during the average working day and dread the question – how long did you spend on a particular task or project. Well, I did until I started using Toggl to track my time. What is Toggl? Toggl is an online time tracking tool with apps…Continue readingDo you dread the question “How long did you spend on this project?”

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How to use RSS like a Pro!

For years I understood what RSS feeds provided, but didn’t see how it was of use to me. I was quite happy visiting websites and digesting content direct. As I started reading more sites on a regular basis I found checking sites daily to be unmanageable. I would end up missing some articles and reading…Continue readingHow to use RSS like a Pro!

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Frustrated with Document Formatting in Word?

Millions of people use Microsoft Word daily, but only a fraction of users exploit more than 5% of the functionality available. This is sometimes because trying to use the functionality without understanding it can lead to frustration as it doesn’t behave as intended. Use tutorials to learn more and reduce frustration Although an IT professional,…Continue readingFrustrated with Document Formatting in Word?