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

Editing with Green Screen Using iMovie

If you are a Mac user then iMovie is a great and free editing program. It even allows you to do green screen which used to be notoriously fiddly, in fact it still can be. So you know that filming … Continue reading

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Using the Windows Camera App to Record Video

You’be probably used your smartphone to record yourself but you can also use your Windows PC. Let’s face it many of us are having to record ourselves. The advantage of using the camera in your computer is you probably already … Continue reading

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The Trick to Getting a Good Result When Using a Teleprompter

How many of you have had to come to grips with filming from home over the past year? It seems it has been many. Once you come to grips with that you’ve then realised it would be nice to have … Continue reading

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Solving Audio Problems in Zoom

Zoom has certainly helped many of us through an extraordinary year and it looks like it is going to continue to help us, for me it has saved me a lot of travelling time, but yes, I am looking forward … Continue reading

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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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