Tech Tip 013 – Google Calendar – Daily Agenda

You can turn your Google Calendar into your personal assistant by emailing you the day’s agenda every day at 5 am. In calendar.google.com, go into Settings, then choose the Calendars tab, then select Edit Notifications. Check the Daily Agenda box:  

Tech Tip 012 – Ninite – your secret weapon for Windows

The talented folks at Ninite made installing Windows programs easy…and updating software easier. Go to their website at www.ninite.com and click on the software titles you want from a fairly extensive list: Click the blue button at the bottom of the page that says “Get […]

Tech Tip 008 – File and Folder naming scheme

If you name files and folders starting with the month or day, sorting will be scattered and difficult to pinpoint.   Using a year-month-day title scheme, e.g. yyyy-mm-dd, will sort your files and folders chronologically, making it easier to locate a specific […]

Tech Tip 007 – Secure your Windows Workstation

When you step away from your computer, it’s important to secure it so others don’t have access to your files or other important information. For Windows desktop users, it’s a quick keystroke combination: Hold down the WindowsKey and hit the letter […]

Tech Tip 006 – Secure Your Mac Desktop

When you step away from your computer, it’s important to secure it so others don’t have access to your files or other important information. For Mac desktop users, it’s a four-step process: 1 – In System Preferences, select Security & […]

Tech Tip 005 – Outlook Annoyance Rule

When you receive an unwanted email in your Outlook inbox, hitting the delete key will eliminate it, but the sender may continue to deliver more email to you in the future. You could click Unsubscribe at the bottom of the message, but take […]

Tech Tip 004 – Outlook CC Rule

When you’re CC:’d on an email, it’s most likely for your information instead of an immediate need to respond. Why not read your CC: emails later, at a time of your choosing, instead of dealing with it now and incurring one more distraction to your […]