Author Archives: Kathryn

Hush little WhatsApp, don’t say a word…

By | May 13, 2024

This week, I thought I’d tell you about quite a handy feature in WhatsApp that lets you mute the notifications from individual conversations.  Personally, I’ve found this very useful for group chats, but you can do it for individual people as well. I started doing this after I joined a WhatsApp group for climbers in… Read More »

Duracell Bunny? More like a Duracell turtle!

By | May 6, 2024

I hope you’ve had a lovely weekend.  Just a quick one from me today, since it is a bank holiday. First, I wanted to remind you that there’s no-one in the office to answer phone calls or emails today.  You can still order the new books though – just click here to read the full… Read More »

Try, try, and try (to print) again…

By | May 2, 2024

We were chatting in the office the other day about our weekend, and poor Claire had a very frustrating day on Sunday, faffing with a printer that was refusing to play ball. Since printers are famously tricky little beggars, I thought I’d share with you her fairly common experience and the things she tried to… Read More »

Why AI won’t take over the world just yet

By | April 22, 2024

There’s been a lot of doom and gloom talk about artificial intelligence (AI) in the tech world lately, with some dire predictions about how it’ll cost people their jobs and the world will become a terrible dystopian nightmare… which seems just a little dramatic to me. Don’t get me wrong, there are some upsides to… Read More »

Don’t lose your laptop (or phone, or tablet)…

By | April 15, 2024

This week, I thought I’d recap how to use the Find My Device feature on your smartphone, tablet or laptop.  Apple has had this feature built into its devices for a while now, and last week, Google launched its own “Find My Device” app for Android. You can use these features to find your phone,… Read More »