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

How to Create Your Own Template in Microsoft Word

You’ve probably seen the array of templates that come with Microsoft Word, but what if you want to create your own. It’s really easy to do. There are advantages to using templates especially if you have forms or documents you … Continue reading

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Why Use a Canon Camera as a Webcam Using the EOS Webcam Utility

Many of you have been using Zoom, Skype, MS Teams and other apps for keeping in touch and also for teaching and demonstrating during the lockdown. And I think many of you will keep doing this when everything returns to … Continue reading

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How to Use Polling in a Zoom Webinar

If you have been using Zoom to do your webinars, and there are a lot of people using Zoom right now, then you might want to get a bit of interaction with your audience. By the way, this is a … Continue reading

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Sorting Out All Those Dongles with a USB-C Hub

If you’re like me and have a MacBook Pro or another Mac with USB-C ports you might have dongles to connect to your older USB devices like hard drives, scanners or even your network, SD card or HDMI TV or … Continue reading

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Increasing Your Audience On YouTube

If you are adding videos to YouTube you probably want to grow your audience either because you have something you enjoy sharing, want to grow your business or perhaps become an influencer. Whatever the reason you want more views. Having … Continue reading

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Getting Started with iMovie

Get started with video editing using iMovie. Continue reading

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Setting Up Panelists in a Zoom Webinar

The great thing about webinars is that unlike a Zoom meeting the audience only sees the panelists, in a meeting everyone is visible unless the host or participant turns off their video, this can be time consuming and difficult to … Continue reading

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How to Play Video in a Zoom Meeting or Webinar

If you have been using Zoom you know it is possible to share the screen which is useful if you are sharing a website, an image or a PowerPoint presentation, or perhaps even Keynote. If you want to play a … Continue reading

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Using Vimeo to Review Edits

Video editing sometimes involves a lot of back and forth with fine tuning the edits. Your client often wants to change things either moving things around or taking bits out. They go through the edit noting down timecode which doesn’t … Continue reading

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