Author Archives: garysch

About garysch

A bit of a techno nut who likes sharing what I know about technology, especially with those who struggle with it. Also through my podcast www.jargonfreehelp.com

What is a gimbal?

What is gimbal? It is a great device for vlogging or for capturing video with your smartphone keeping it nice and steady. Continue reading

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Screen Share Across All Your Breakout Rooms in Zoom

A new feature in Zoom allows you to share screen across all of your breakout rooms. Continue reading

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Zoom: The New and Better Way to Share Video in a Zoom Meeting or Webinar

See how to use the new and better way to share video in Zoom. Continue reading

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WhatsApp: Stop Photos and Video Automatically Saving to Your Camera Roll. Also Group Privacy

Stop photos and video automatically saving to your camera roll. And a look at group privacy. Continue reading

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How to Switch Between Cameras in Zoom

As you already know Zoom is a great tool for teaching and doing demos and sometimes having a bit of flexibility with choosing a different camera angle can be very handy. Having a second camera can help get that angle … Continue reading

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Excel: Using the MAX() and MIN() Functions

Want to find the highest or lowest values in the a range in Excel? Then there are two functions that are easy to use to do that. They are MAX(), for finding the highest, or maximum value, and you guessed … Continue reading

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Excel: Using the LARGE() and SMALL() Functions

If you have been using Excel you have probably come across the MAX and MIN functions for finding the highest or lowest values in a range. But what if you want to find the second largest or third and so … Continue reading

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Converting Video Files to MP4 Using VLC

If you want to share files, upload them or use on social media, you’ll probably find that all of these recommend MP4 files. There may be other formats but MP4 is quite universal. Some formats like flv (flash video) are … Continue reading

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Measure Distance Using Google Maps

I wish I had found this feature sooner. On Google Maps you can measure distances by adding points on a map. I needed it as have to do some live streaming and need a really long cable to connect to … Continue reading

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Zoom: How to Record Separate Audio Tracks for Each Speaker

If you have to edit the video from a Zoom recording you might have come across issues with sound from one or more of the speakers. It could be because they had forgotten to mute themselves or perhaps there is … Continue reading

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