Tech columnist David Pogue shares 10 simple, clever tips for computer, web, smartphone and camera users as well, some of the tips are so common that these trick exist for so long but we still don’t know about these and these could save a lot of time and pretty good amount of money as well.
You might know some of these tips given by David like what cntrl+ would do or what a ‘Tab’ would do on web-forms (if not watch video above), but some of my favorite (because I don’t know them before) are:
- Instead of pressing & pull down scroll bars, instead you can – Press ‘SPACE’ bar to scroll down and TAB+SPACE to go on Top again.
- How you select word/paragraph you probably move cursor character-by-character or word-by-word however more time efficiently you can – Double-Click to select/highlight a word and Triple-Click to select whole paragraph, it’s in every program be it wordpad, notepad or any text-editor or even browsers.
- Best Camera Trick –
Shutter lag is time lag between when you press the button and when camera actually capture the snap, how you deal with it, it simple – Half Press the shutter button of any ordinary camera and you will eliminate those frustrating blurry or bad pictures and save lot of bucks from buying auto-focus camera !
There are lot of other tricks you should look in above video to save time & for efficient working given by David. David Pogue is one of the world’s bestselling how-to authors, with titles in the For Dummies series and his own line of “Missing Manual” books and he is also a personal technology columnist for the New York Times and a tech correspondent for CBS News.
Via – David Pogue via TED