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

Using Practice Session for a Zoom Webinar

Zoom webinars have become very popular this year and I have helped run many of them along with virtual conferences. One of the things I find useful is the practise (UK spelling) session, it allows me to get all the … Continue reading

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How to Get Even Wider Angle Photos on Your iPhone

iPhones are pretty good for getting wide-angle photos and some like the iPhone 11 Pro and the iPhone 12 Pro have an extra lens that gives an extra wide view. However, there are times where you want to get even … Continue reading

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How to Get Better Quality Zoom Recordings

Zoom is used a lot now for meetings and webinars and I’m sure like many you record them to edit and add to your website, YouTube, Vimeo or other social media platform. The quality of the recordings are ok and … Continue reading

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Using WhatsApp on an iPhone with Dual SIM

One of the things I hadn’t taken into account when I got my iPhone was how would WhatsApp work with two SIM cards in the same iPhone. I was so pleased to be able to take one phone with me … Continue reading

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Using Your iPhone When on a FaceTime Call

One of the things about FaceTime, if you are doing a video call, is that if you want to do something else like look something up, check an email or any of a whole multitude of things you can do … Continue reading

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How to Use Consolidate Data in Microsoft Excel

If you have data spread out over multiple workbooks or worksheets you might want to have them all in one place on one sheet. Rather than having to copy and paste you can do this using the Excel feature Consolidate … Continue reading

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How to Use Excel Flash-fill

Excel has many wonderful features but this is one of my favourites. Its called Flash-fill. It might be easier to watch the video but will try and explain it. If you have a list of data and need to say … Continue reading

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How to Remove Duplicates in an Excel List

If you have created lists in Excel you might have thought to check if it has any duplicates. It could be data you’ve imported or data that has been entered. Perhaps you have shared the spreadsheet and you want to … Continue reading

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Using Your Apple Watch to Take Photos with Your iPhone

Why not go one step further than taking a selfie with your iPhone and Apple Watch. Since you can use the Apple Watch as a remote control for your iPhone camera why hold your iPhone at arms length when you … Continue reading

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Improve Your Recordings or Your Zoom, Skype and MS Teams Calls Using a Ring Light

This is a common problem when filming yourself and that is getting the lighting right. It doesn’t just apply to filming if you are on a video call, like Zoom, Skype or MS Teams, then you know how often people … Continue reading

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