useful and semi useful tips May 23, 2018 Tech Tips No Comments 1. If you watch movies or shows on your computer laying on your side, rotate the screen 90° without moving your computer by changing portrait to Landscape (or landscape to Portrait) and get comfy. 2. Before throwing away a used post it note, if you’re near a computer run the sticky edge between the keys o n your keyboard to pick up any dirt there might be between the keys. 3. Enable “Undo Send” under “Gmail Settings”->”Labs”. It allows you to “undo” by adding a few second long delay from when you click send to when Gmail actually sends it. 4. To get the volume or brightness to your exact preference, you can fine tune the settings in smaller increments by adding Shift + Option. 5 Use a binder clip to keep your computer headphones tidy while you’re not using them. 6. Got lots of User’s Manuals? Keep all your user’s manuals in the cloud … when you buy something new, go to the manufacturer’s site and upload the manual to Google Drive or Dropbox. 7. When streaming Netflix on a computer, if the stream quality is sub-par, press control+alt(opt)+shift+s in order to change the buffering rates. Changing to 3000 forces HD video. 8. The 20-20-20 rule: every 20 minutes of staring at the computer screen, look at something 20 feet away for 20 seconds to avoid eye strain. 9. If you’re sick of being your family’s “computer guy”, install Ad-block on their computers. 10. Press F2 to immediately rename a file, no more slow double clicks. redpenguin Subscribe to our mailing list Posts Marketing (3) Search Engine Optimization (5) Social Media (4) Tech Tips (78) Technically Speaking Television Show (43) Technology Classes (1) Uncategorized (21) Recent Commentsredpenguin on How to Find Hidden & Saved Passwords in Windowsredpenguin on Some more Tips for Smartphonesredpenguin on Some Holiday Shopping Tech tips… Money and time saving.Kathaleen Grier on Some Holiday Shopping Tech tips… Money and time saving.parasite on Some more Tips for SmartphonesSearch Search for: March 2021 S M T W T F S 123456 78910111213 14151617181920 21222324252627 28293031 « Feb More from our blog See all posts Keyboard shortcuts you’re not using Every time you lift your hand off the keyboard and reach for… Continue reading Tips for working from Home Many of us are working from home and have been for some… Continue reading Some more Keyboard tips Those of us who spend hours a day on the computer may… Continue reading There’s an app for that!! You can access useful apps on the Google Play Store (Android users) and the App… Continue reading Some tech tips for using a Tablet Tablets Computer tablets are very convenient and are very similar to your… Continue reading Some more Tips for Smartphones It is very hard nowadays to have a cell phone that is… Continue reading Tips Especially for Tablet Users Everyone, nowadays, seems to have a tablet, whether IPad or Android. I've… Continue reading How to take better Mobile Phone Pictures Smartphone cameras have only gotten more phenomenal in the past three years,… Continue reading Prev. Post All Posts Next Post [easy-share counters=1 counter_pos="inside" native="no" hide_total="yes" fullwidth="yes" fullwidth_fix="100"] No Comments Recent Posts Keyboard shortcuts you’re not using February 17, 2021 Tips for working from Home February 17, 2021 Some more Keyboard tips February 15, 2021 Leave a Comment cancel Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.