TIPS, TRICKS AND HINTS

Office365 Updates

There's nothing like seeing the computer display hall at MOTAT to be reminded of how much things change and how quickly.  One of the sayings I heard late last year was that never in history has business has never changed faster than  now, and yet it will never change slower than it does now.  Wow! So it's great to know our tools are keeping up with [...]

Unitec Early Learning Centre

With 22 teachers producing individual "Learning Stories" for each child under their care, Unitec Early Learning Centre (UELC) knew they weren't doing things as efficiently as they could. Multiple versions of multiple software applications were being used to create Learning Stories, of varying quality and consistency. So they called Kinetics in to [...]

Create Keyboard Shortcuts for the iPad and iPhone (iOS 7)

It’s getting easier to enter text on mobile devices but there are times when you quickly need to enter a few words or phrase you use often. For example, how many times have you needed to tell someone “On my way”? Once you’ve tried keyboard shortcuts in iPad you’ll probably think of lots of other uses. A keyboard shortcut lets you enter a sequence [...]

Compress Pictures – Microsoft Office 2010 and 2013

Pictures can enhance and help to communicate information in documents and messages particularly in Word, PowerPoint and Outlook. However a document with lots of pictures can slow down scrolling and navigation.  The Office 2010 applications have a picture compression tool that enables you to compress pictures quickly and easily. It is really [...]