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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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IT Living with Sight Loss Productivity

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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Life Living with Sight Loss Smart Home

How to use NFC to trigger Apple Shortcuts

A few months back, I saw an option in Apple Shortcuts to use an NFC to trigger a shortcut. Intrigued, I investigated How to use NFC to trigger Apple Shortcuts and found that NFC tags are inexpensive and easy to set up. What is an NFC Tag? A Near Field Communication tag is a small…Continue readingHow to use NFC to trigger Apple Shortcuts

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Life Living with Sight Loss

Tactile Signage Enables Accessible Walks

After evangelising Braille to my family, I occasionally get sent images of Braille they see while out. This time it was of tactile signage for an accessible trail of Three Sisters by Wigan Council. The sign has a dark background with white text. Braille is directly under each block of text, making it accessible to…Continue readingTactile Signage Enables Accessible Walks

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Health Life Living with Sight Loss

My Journey to Learn Braille in 2021

As my sight deteriorates, I realise that I am becoming increasingly dependent on my hearing and how relentless it is to listen all the time. This dependency made me feel vulnerable, especially for remaining in employment. Like most people I was vaguely aware of braille, so I started to investigate how I could learn more…Continue readingMy Journey to Learn Braille in 2021

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Life Living with Sight Loss

How to Keep up With Blind Tech? Podcasts

Sight Loss is an emotional roller coaster, and I can honestly say that the best way I have processed the journey and keep up with blind tech, is by listening to podcasts. My first and favourite way to keep up with blind tech When I first came across RNIB Tech Talk, it was hosted by…Continue readingHow to Keep up With Blind Tech? Podcasts

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Living with Sight Loss

5 Gift Ideas for Visually Impaired

Struggling with gift ideas for a visually impaired loved one? Here are 5 gift ideas to inspire you. 1. Amazon Echo Smart Speaker – Best Gift Idea for Visually Impaired The Amazon Echo smart speaker is popular in homes today for the convenience it brings. but for the visually impaired, it provides a natural experience…Continue reading5 Gift Ideas for Visually Impaired

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Business IT Microsoft Office Productivity

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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Smart Home

How to Fix Neato D7 Botvac Pairing Mode Wi-fi Not Visible

The Neato D7 Botvac is a work horse, keeping the house clean each day without lifting a finger. Well, until one day, they dropped off the wifi and would not show the pairing mode wi-fi to reconnect them. This post covers how to fix Neato D7 Botvac pairing mode Wi-fi not visible. In a rush,…Continue readingHow to Fix Neato D7 Botvac Pairing Mode Wi-fi Not Visible