Tech tricks

October 2013

Change privacy settings in Windows 8

10:00AM | Wednesday, 9 October 2013 | By Patrick Stafford Feel like you need a bit of privacy in Windows 8? Here's a quick tip.

Add in BCC in Outlook

10:00AM | Tuesday, 8 October 2013 | By Patrick Stafford Ever wanted to secretly send an email to someone, without their email address being visible to everyone else you’re sending the same message to? A hidden feature in Outlook lets you do it easily.

Close specific tabs that are giving you trouble

10:00AM | Monday, 7 October 2013 | By Patrick Stafford Is there a tab in Chrome that's giving you trouble? If so, here's how to get rid of it.

Shake windows to minimise

10:00AM | Friday, 4 October 2013 | By Patrick Stafford Have you ever had a lot of Windows open on your computer at once, but then needed to minimise all the ones you aren’t using? Instead of manually minimising them all, there’s a really quick way to do it.

Maximise your Google Sync details

10:00AM | Thursday, 3 October 2013 | By Patrick Stafford Google Chrome has an advanced sync setting that can make your data significantly more secure. Here’s how to use it.

Use Chrome to search for text

10:00AM | Wednesday, 2 October 2013 | By Patrick Stafford One of the great things about using Chrome is that it’s incredibly easy to instantly search Google using any text you can highlight. Here’s how to do it.

September 2013

Sync everything in Chrome

10:00AM | Tuesday, 1 October 2013 | By Patrick Stafford If you use Google Chrome to surf the web on your PC, smartphone or tablet, you can set it to automatically sync everything across all your devices. Here’s how.

Set your iPad to delete data when breached

9:00AM | Monday, 30 September 2013 | By Patrick Stafford What would happen to all your private information, including banking details, if someone stole your iPad? With today’s trick, you can rest easy knowing your most sensitive details will be automatically deleted.

Take quick screenshots in Windows 8

9:00AM | Friday, 27 September 2013 | By Patrick Stafford Do you want to know how to take a screenshot in Windows 8? It’s easier to do than you might think.

Turn Siri features on or off to save power

9:00AM | Thursday, 26 September 2013 | By Patrick Stafford Did you know you can save some battery life on your iPhone by switching off some of Siri’s features? Here’s how to do it.