In today’s Tech Tip Chet shares how you can use Drive (Google Drive) to write your next book, paper, blog posts, etc.  This enables you to add your thoughts when you have inspiration and time – even if it’s across multiple devices (computer, tablet, iPad, iPhone).  

In today’s Tech Tip Chet shares thought & tips for using technology while on vacation, in your hotel/resort. Chet touches on ideas for charging efficiently, keeping your gear safe/secure and some utility apps he likes to use while on vacation or traveling for business. 

In today’s Tech Tip Chet shares tips to keep power to your tech while traveling. The gadgets mentioned in this episode can be found in this Amazon Wish List http://a.co/1R4rQuT.  NOTE: This is an affiliate page – with a small commission paid for each item ordered. If this troubles you, go to the page and copy the item name and order from your preferred vendor.

In today’s Tech Tip Chet shares tips for planning and packing for your next trip, with suggestions for websites he uses to prep for a trip – and an App he uses to help pack (and avoid forgetting those essential items)

In today’s Tech Tip Chet introduces a website that can help check your grammar and spelling more completely.  You can upload documents for a grammar/spelling check, and even use a web browser extension to write better blog posts, social media posts, and more. 

In today’s Tech Talk, Chet shares Easy Ergonomics – quick tips for ensuring your body position will provide comfort while computing. 

In today’s Tech Talk, Chet shares the importance of taking care of your eyes while using computers.
With many people spending 3+ hours a day using computers, it’s very important to practice a few tips to ensure you avoid CVS or Computer Vision Syndrome which is estimated to affect some 90% of those using computers during their work day. If you deal with eye fatigue, headaches, dizziness, trouble focusing and more – first, check with your optometrist and then practice these quick tips to improve your eye health.

In today’s Tech Talk, Chet introduces the reported benefits of turning down the blue on your mobile devices to a warmer color for optimized viewing at night. This is designed to contribute to better sleep. Join in and learn about the Night Shift option in Apple’s iOS devices. If you’re on Android – Twillight is an App as well as the product from f.lux.  You can check out the apps with the following links:  Twillight Android App   or  the f.lux application .

 

In today’s Tech Tip Chet shares thoughts on when you might consider outsourcing your technology needs or tasks. He provides four questions for you to think about to help guide you in the possibility of Outsourcing Your Tech Needs:
1. Is the Skill or Service going to be part of your product or service?
2. Will you be needing/using this skill or service more in the future?
3. Do you WANT to learn or do this skill or service?
4. Do you have the budget to outsource your Tech needs?

Hard to find good sounding legally free music

In today’s Tech Tip Chet shares the importance of observing the issue of using Royalty Free music for your video projects, online classes, podcasts, and other media projects, and provides one of his favorite resources for cost free, royalty free music.  You can visit the site yourself at http://audionautix.com (and as Chet suggests – consider donating on the site if you use one or more of their music files).