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Create a stand for your iPad or tablet from a piece of cardboard

In my 12 tips for a virtual Christmas infographic I shared how you can use a simple stand made from cardboard to hold your iPad or tablet at the table and allow everyone to see you as you gather for a virtual meal at Christmas. Here’s how you can create this type of...

12 Tips for a virtual Christmas

Here are some more details on the above tips Update Dec 18/20: Zoom has announced that they will be waiving the usual 40-minute limit on group calls with free accounts during some of the holiday season. All the details are at https://blog.zoom.us/zoom-together/. So...

Tips to make Zoom calls better; Issue #478 November 24, 2020

With Thanksgiving later this week in the US and many families choosing to celebrate via Zoom instead of in-person, I thought I’d share some tips that can make the Zoom call a better experience for all. These tips also apply to your work Zoom calls so use them after...

Be the presenter and an attendee in a Zoom meeting on the same computer

Someone who teaches on Zoom asked me if it was possible to see what the attendees see when presenting in a Zoom meeting. They currently connect their phone as an attendee and can glance at the device if they want to know what the attendees see. This person wanted to...