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Tech Tip Today: Getting Stock Photos For Your Business

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If you are a small business on a tight budget but you need beautiful photos for your social media marketing or website, I’ve got a great solution.  Try the website Unsplash.  They offer free high-resolution, striking photos that you can use for almost any purpose – no strings attached. Browse through the collections or search for keywords.  You can find…

App Of The Week: WorkFlow

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If you find yourself doing repetitive tasks on your phone, you can automate them using the tool workflow, which was recently acquired by apple. Workflow allows you to get tasks done faster, with a single tap. Create workflows for business or personal use then save them as icons on your homepage. The easiest way to get started is by experimenting…

App Of The Week: Sketchbook

If you doodle, sketch or draw today’s app is king when it comes to drawing apps.  Sketchbook has been around for a while and has morphed over time from a simple app to an award winning high end drawing tool. Pick your brushes, colors or shapes to make (form) your work of art.  Use symmetry features and add layers.  You…

App Of The Week: Dropbox Paper

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Dropbox paper, is a new flexible shared workspace collaboration app where team members can contribute text, images, & tasks  – all in a single document with modern commenting and tagging features. You can easily see who contributed to the document.  Anyone can add images to make a gallery.  Add a task list with due dates and assign a team member. …

Tech Tip Today: Ecard

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Today’s tip is a guaranteed smile maker. If you have a friend who has a birthday or is down on their luck, try sending them a fun and energizing Ecard. I get one every year on my birthday from a dear friend that lives 2200 miles away. I look forward to it and it always puts a smile on my…

App Of The Week: Otto Radio

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If you listen to the radio but would like to hear consecutive news and podcasts topics that are related to your personal interest try the Otto Radio app.    Unlike traditional radio, the app automatically curates top podcasts and audio news based on your personal interests. Set your interests for categories such as business, arts, or science.  Let the app know…

App Of The Week: Adobe Spark

If you want to spice up your social media graphics but feel like you don’t have the design skills, I’ve got a free app that will make you look like a pro in no time.  With Adobe Spark post, you can create stunning graphics for social media in a flash. Choose a template for inspiration and style.  Change any of…

Tech Tip Today: Gmail Organization

Today’s tip is the last in a series of Gmail organization tips. Today we’ll explore labels & filters. Gmail labels are basically the same as folders.  They are a way to group related messages.  Examples of labels are travel, banking, or shopping.  Drag messages to a given label to group them or, if want to automate the task create a…

App Of The Week: Google Notes

  IOS devices come with a built in notes app but if you’re an Android user you may need to download one from the app store.  Google keep is a flexible note taking app that allows you to keep notes, sync them between devices, and share them. In addition to taking notes and making lists you can add images, color…

Tech Tip Today: Facebook Messenger

Facebook Messenger is loaded with fun features that are kind of hidden or not immediately obvious. If you’re tired of a thumbs up icon you can change the default emoji to one that fits your friend’s personality. To change the emoji, tap on your friend’s name at the top of the chat window.  You will see the emoji option along…

App Of The Week: Adobe Spark

ADOBE MAKES FANTASTIC MOBILE APPS.  SPARK VIDEO IS THEIR NEW APP THAT ALLOWS YOU TO EASILY COMBINE IMAGES, VIDEOS AND TEXT TO CREATE EYE-CATCHING STORIES. PICK A TEMPLATE FOR INSPIRATION AND STYLE. SELECT YOUR IMAGES, MOVIES, AND ADD CAPTIONS.   YOU CAN ADJUST THE PICTURE AND THE LENGTH OF THE VIDEO.  RECORD YOUR AUDIO AND SELECT BACKGROUND MUSIC. SHARE IT WITH…

App Of The Week: Paperless Post – eCards

Personalize your Valentines card with the Paperless Post App.  With card designs from Kate Spade, and Oscar De La Renta you can create beautiful cards on your smartphone. Choose a design from a collection of fun, serious and creative cards.  Tap to have the card printed and mailed or delivered as an eCard.  Personalize the images and text.  Address the…

App Of The Week: Decluttr

If you find yourself “collecting” too many DVD’s, CD’s or electronics and you are ready to clean house, try the app Decluttr.  Decluttr actually pays you for your stuff. Start with entering items by scanning or typing the barcode.  The app automatically gives you the price they will pay for the items.  Box them up and ship it for free…

Tech Tip Today: Can I Unsend A Gmail Message

Cathy asks ‘In Gmail can I un-send a message?’ What do you think? The answer is yes, but you have to enable the option first. On your computer, open Gmail and go to settings. On the left menu look for the undo send section and enable undo send specify the amount of time to decide if you want to unsend…