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How to use ChatGPT prompts to write effective emails

Have you ever wished you had a personal assistant to help you with your emails? ChatGPT and other AI chatbots can be valuable tools in upping your email game – but only with effective guidance from you. So let’s chat about the best prompts and instructions you can use to get the most out of your AI assistant. more
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Recycle old computers and computer parts – safely!

You’ve noticed that your phone is slowing down, or you wish your old computer had more bells and whistles. So you start looking around for a new device – but what do you do with the old one? Nowadays there are a lot of options for recycling hardware and disposing of e-waste. Just make sure you take the right steps to backup and wipe your data first! more
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How to change your email sender name

When you send an email, a sender name (also known as a “from” name or a display name”) appears in your recipient’s inbox with or instead of your email address. Did you know that it’s actually quite easy to change how your email sender name appears? more
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What is an electronic signature and how to create yours

Ever needed to sign a legally binding document but you were on vacation? Needed to sign a contract but you were not in the state? Create an electronic signature with tools you are using already! Digitizing your signature will revolutionize your ability when it comes to giving your John Hancock. more
193 people found this article helpful.

Effortless keyboard shortcuts for your PC or Mac

Working on your laptop without a mouse? Using a different browser and can’t find the function you need in the menu? Looking to speed up your scrolling? Keyboard shortcuts can make it easier and faster to work on a computer (they’re called shortcuts for a reason!). more
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How to ask for a donation in an email – with examples

Every good cause, from earthquake relief to the local Little League, needs money to run effectively. But no matter how worthy your cause, asking for donations can be a challenge. Email to the rescue! Our explainer shows you how to ask for a donation in an email and get results – including wording examples.

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Best ways to back up a file: Hard drive, cloud & more

Think of all the things you save on your computer or phone – family photos, financial records, your CV, important papers that you’ve digitized… If something were to happen to the device they are stored on, they would be gone forever – unless you have stored copies of them in a separate, safe location. more
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CC and BCC in email: Meanings and how to use them

Cc and bcc can both be used to send copies of an email to additional recipients. But have you sometimes wondered what the letters stand for? Or have you steered clear of both because you aren’t quite sure about the difference between cc and bcc? We explain when to use cc vs bcc, how to find bcc in Outlook and your mail.com account – and the original meaning of cc. more
2,142 people found this article helpful.

Out of office messages: What to include and what to avoid

It’s time for some hard-earned time off! Whether you’re headed for the beach or visiting family you haven’t seen for a while, wouldn’t it be nice to disconnect from the digital world for a while? But before you disappear, you can set up automatic replies for your emails so the senders know when they can expect a reply. more
1,078 people found this article helpful.

10 ways to get longer battery life (and lifespan) on your phone

Let’s face it – we all spend a lot of time on our phones these days. So, it’s no surprise that we are all on the lookout for ways to get long battery life on our phones. No one wants the frustration of having the battery die when there’s nowhere to charge your phone, not to mention the hassle and expense of replacing the battery – or even the phone – when it will no longer holds a charge. more
1,092 people found this article helpful.