3 Tips to Reduce Eye Strain Using a Computer for Hours


Computer Vision Syndrome strikes when viewing digital screens for extended periods

Practice these three tips to ensure your eye-health when using a computer screen for long hours during your work day:

  1. Optimally, the computer screen should be 15 to 20 degrees below eye level (about 4 or 5 inches) as measured from the center of the screen
  2. The computer display should be a distance  of about 20 to 28 inches from the eyes.
  3. For every 20 minutes of computer viewing, look into the distance for 20 seconds to allow your eyes a chance to refocus.

Read more about these three tips to keep your eyesight in good health.

Tech for Experts & Authors: Selecting A Great Mic for your Computer

In this episode of Tech for Experts & Authors Chet shares tips to select a great microphone to use with your computer.  Whether it’s for connecting or consulting using Skype, leading webinars or tele seminars, recording videos for YouTube or your own online learning portal, or being interviewed on radio – a great microphone is […]

In today’s Tech Quick Tip Chet Davis – Your Technology Tutor teaches you how to use a simple keyboard shortcut to search web pages, Word documents, PDFs, and even emails

Speech Duration Time Estimator

For Experts and Authors – as you’re developing an upcoming presentation and you’re building your script but curious how long your presentation might run here’s an easy to use website to assist: www.speechinminutes.com.

Power Off Your Tech to Avoid Problems

Turning off your phone, tablet and computer is a great preventive tip.

Are you turning off (power off) your technology once a week? When family and friends ask me to help with a tech issue, this is one of the first questions I ask (after – “do you have a backup?”). Set a reminder on your calendar to turn off your SmartPhone, Tablet, or computer once a […]

In today’s Tech Quick Tip Chet Davis – Your Technology Tutor teaches you how to easily turn off or disable the notifications when someone goes live with  Facebook video. This can be an annoyance on your mobile device – there’s a single setting in Facebook on your laptop or desktop computer to turn this off.

Quick tech-tip… for anyone presenting with a slide deck, press the ‘B’ key on your keyboard and you will display a black screen. Pressing the ‘B’ key a second time will return the presentation deck back to the same spot you “left”.  This is compatible with both Apple’s Keynote software as well as Microsoft’s PowerPoint software.

In today’s Tech Quick Tip Chet Davis – Your Technology Tutor teaches you how to use a free website to easily (and quickly) create automatically a collage of your best nine Instagram photos (posts) from the last year.

Online shoppers in the U.S. made $1.2 billion of purchases via their phones and tablets on Black Friday 2016 – first billion-dollar mobile shopping day


The estimate from Adobe marks a 33% increase over last year’s mobile sales total for the day. Overall, Adobe predicts that total online sales reached $3.34 billion on the huge discount shopping day, on which retailers are increasingly running the same discounts online as they do in their stores.