Tutorials

  • How to turn on Dark Mode in Slack

    Dark Mode inverts system colours, reducing strain on battery life and on your eyes. It also looks pretty cool. The customisation option has now been added to Slack’s mobile apps for Android and iPhone. Here’s how to turn it on.

    14 March 19 06:27 Written by By Marie Black
  • Chromebook cheat sheet: How to get started

    Got a new Chromebook? This guide will help you navigate the ever-expanding world of Chromebook apps and figure out how to make the most of Chrome OS.

    07 March 19 22:00 Written by JR Raphael
  • Outlook 2016 cheat sheet

    Are you getting the most from Outlook 2016 for Windows? Learn about the key features in Microsoft’s email and calendaring client.

    27 Nov. 18 22:00 Written by Preston Gralla
  • 9 rules for working with headhunters and IT recruiters

    Recruiters, executive search firms and employment agencies are all valuable tools in your job search arsenal. Here are eleven tips for making the most of your relationship with them.

    10 Nov. 18 00:30 Written by Sharon Florentine
  • How to query your Linux system kernel

    What can your Linux system tell you about the Linux kernel it's using? Let's do a little probing and see.

    09 Aug. 18 21:39 Written by Sandra Henry-Stocker
  • How to get Apple's iOS 12 or macOS 'Mojave' betas

    If you want to be on the cutting edge of Apple software this summer, you can sign up for the company's developer program, or get the public betas of the OSes as they are released. Here's what to do and where to go.

    26 June 18 07:25 Written by Gregg Keizer
  • How to build a consultative culture

    Would you like to eliminate many difficult client situations before they even happen? As I’ve been working with organisations on their IT transformations, more and more I am noticing that many of these situations could have been avoided if a more consultative approach had been taken earlier in the process.

    04 April 18 02:23 Written by By Lou Markstrom
  • SharePoint Online cheat sheet

    Learn how to find your way around SharePoint Online, create sites, share and manage documents, work with calendars, integrate with Outlook and more.

    05 March 18 22:00 Written by Jonathan Hassell
  • 5 things that will slow your Wi-Fi network

    Wi-Fi is quite fickle. The contention between Wi-Fi devices and the dynamic communication medium of the airwaves makes it a sensitive technology with many settings and situations that can slow it down.

    19 Feb. 18 22:00 Written by Eric Geier
  • 5 more Windows admin tasks made easy with PowerShell

    From checking systems to see if security patches are installed to monitoring Windows Server Backup attempts, PowerShell scripts can make tedious IT administrative tasks quick and easy.

    13 Dec. 17 22:00 Written by Jonathan Hassell
  • Your Windows 10 download guide for 1709

    Customers – particularly corporate customers – face a jumble of option-rich upgrade methods to get the latest version of Microsoft's OS. Here's how to decide which is best.

    20 Oct. 17 21:35 Written by Gregg Keizer
  • What you need to know to manage Linux disks

    Managing Linux disks and the file systems that reside on them is something of an art – from setup to partitioning to monitoring performance.

    12 Sept. 17 20:00 Written by Sandra Henry-Stocker
  • How Apple iCloud works (and what to do when it doesn’t)

    Apple’s cloud-based storage, backup and syncing service is the glue that connects iOS and macOS and makes everything work seamlessly. For those times when problems arise, we have the answers on how to fix things.

    11 Aug. 17 20:11 Written by Michael deAgonia
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