Windows 10 what is worth having and how to fix the start menu to the way you want it.

It will be a little while before Windows 10 hits the University (education and volume licensing is done differently to the home market). Though this weekend at home I was pleasantly surprised, the Windows 10 upgrade went without a hitch; all … Continue reading

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When I am cleaning windows; multiple desktop management

Are you a person who has multiple applications open at once? Maybe to compare versions of a document or to enter data in more than one spreadsheet? Perhaps you use more than one monitor? Do you have your email open in … Continue reading

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Are digital exams – just an accessibility requirement?

Last week JISC published a blog on the provision of digital exam papers for print-impaired learners. It states “Between 10-13% of people in the UK have a print impairment which means they have difficulty accessing text-based resources, varying from dyslexia through … Continue reading

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Screen Lighting: A State of Flux?

Ever find that after a while looking at the screen that your eyes are tired and strained? Generally, our monitors are set to have a very blue-based light, which emulates natural daylight. Some of us find the white is too … Continue reading

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We need clarity- clearly

 Given that you’re reading this blog, I guessing that you do probably do a fair amount of reading online. If that is so, then it is important to be able to read as quickly and efficiently as possible. For this … Continue reading

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