About Elaine Giles

Elaine is a Fellow of the Learning and Performance Institute, a technical writer and the producer and host of The Training Show. She is also the producer and a host of MacBites, a Mac related podcast.

Elaine writes for the The Training Show, the MacBites podcast and The Learning Professional Network.

Elaine blogs at ElaineGiles.co.uk and her design work can be found at ElaineGiles.com/studio

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Here are my most recent posts

The Power of a Timer

The Power of a Timer

I’ve always been a great advocate of using a timer for a whole range of tasks. Seriously I have a drawer full of them, not to mention an entire collection of virtual timers on my Mac, iPhone, iPad and Nexus 7. How do I use them? Many and varied ways but...
The New Adobe Creative Cloud

The New Adobe Creative Cloud

Are you in the market for design applications? Confused by Creative Cloud? There’s a lot of misleading information out there about what exactly Creative Cloud is, how it works and most importantly what it costs. As an Adobe User Group Manager I have all the...
Creating Calendars in Word

Creating Calendars in Word

Planning the new year? Microsoft have some really useful templates available for free download and here’s a video showing you how easy it is to customize them for your specific needs. There is a complete range of options built-in to the template all managed via...
Working from Home Effectively

Working from Home Effectively

Working from home? Want to get productive? Of course you do! In which case there’s no better time to settle down and have a read of the following posts: How to Make the First Two Weeks of 2014 Super Productive How to Be More Effective When Working from Home How...
FREE Screen Recording on a Mac

FREE Screen Recording on a Mac

There are of course many screen recording solutions on the Mac platform but most of them require a financial investment! Any Screen Record Pro from DFAV TEAM is currently free in the Mac App Store and is a handy app for your toolkit. Capable of capturing both still...