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Your privacy on the internet

A few people have mentioned the Gener8 pitch on Dragon's Den to us, which aired recently. The idea is you get paid for seeing adverts and theoretically take control of your data and privacy. A slightly cynical view is that if someone is willing to pay you for your...

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LastPass and Last Year

Changes to LastPass and what they mean for you, and the full results from our Client Satisfaction Survey. Changes to LastPass (deadline 16 March) We've long-recommended LastPass as our preferred password management software. In short, you have a single 'master'...

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Cycles of Things

We were glued to our screens in January, watching events unfold in America. The big news which captured our attention, of course, was that Joe Biden's Peloton exercise bike was to be banned from the White House for security reasons—but how is that relevant to you?...

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Faster charging

You can charge your phone or tablet much faster if it's in airplane mode as it turns off wifi, mobile signal, location and bluetooth. This is also useful if you're trying to preserve your phone battery (although nobody will be able to call you when it's turned on)....

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Using the F-x keys

Ever wondered about those mysterious F1, F2, F3... keys at the top of your keyboard? They can be useful (Windows), although the problem is not every single program co-operates. F1... in most programs it will open the help documentation. F2... if you have selected a...

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Say “cheese”!

We’re always skeptical about simple solutions for solving complex problems. Computer security software that promises 100% protection; the revolutionary new marketing technique which is the only one you’ll ever need; the latest weight-loss method...   In other words,...

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Address bar focus

In virtually all web browsers, using [Ctrl] + L on your keyboard will highlight the address bar, enabling you to quickly search or type in a website address without having to reach for your mouse. You don't need to visit Google (other search engines are available) to...

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View your clipboard history

Windows 10 now lets you view a history of items you've copied to it. Use [Windows Key] + V to view it: Simply click on any item in the list and it'll paste where your cursor is. Clicking on the three dots to the right of each item will give you the options to delete...

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Switch between programs

You might already know you can use Alt+Tab on your keyboard to switch between your open programs: but if you press Win+Tab, Windows will display all the programs you have open and you can click on the one you want to switch to: And if you have multiple displays (e.g....

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Dictate: talk instead of type

Microsoft Word has a built-in dictation feature, allowing you to talk instead of type. The web version will also transcribe audio files. The 'Home' tab has a 'Dictate' button over on the right-hand side: If you have your microphone set-up (if you can use video...

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Ecosia, an alternative search engine

It might come as a shock but you don't have to use Google. Ecosia is a decent alternative, and they have a simple message: "you search the web, we plant trees". Instead of spending their ad income on world domination, they spend it on trees. About every 45 searches or...

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WhatsApp Web

WhatsApp can be a great way to easily keep in touch with friends, family, colleagues and even clients. But did you know you can use it on your computer too? It makes it much faster to type messages. Just go to WhatsApp Web and follow the instructions. It links to your...

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Looking Back, but Planning Ahead

We're not much clearer this morning than we were last week about the specifics of returning to work, but we're currently coping fine with working from home and intend to continue doing so for the foreseeable future. However, we're also keenly aware that not every...

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Quickly open programs

You can 'pin' any program you use regularly to the Windows taskbar at the bottom of your screen. When the program is open, right-click on it and click 'Pin to taskbar'. It'll always be ready for you. Note too, that for some programs there might be additional shortcuts...

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Find an email

In Outlook on Windows you can quickly find any email by pressing Ctrl + E on your keyboard (or click in the search box above your email list). Search by keyword or name, or you will notice that the 'ribbon' changes to help you filter your search: Most of the options...

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GDPR Resources

GDPR Resources

Find more information on what GDPR means for you, how you need to prepare and why working with EJC helps you along the way.

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Security

An extra focus on GDPR security issues, an area EJC are best-placed to help

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EJC GDPR Statement

Our statement covers how EJC meets the requirements of GDPR

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