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Tech Tips

Touch screen phones & tablets with gloves

Posted on December 18, 2011

Hack your gloves so you don’t have to take them off to use your phone. Watch this Video

Your complete guide to Facebook’s Timeline

Posted on December 18, 2011

Reprinted from CNET   Are you ready for change? Facebook has once again redesigned your favorite social network, changing privacy options, adding new features (like the ticker), and killing off profiles in favor of Timelines. Although we can’t help you … Continue reading »

Turn off the Facebook Facial Recognition feature!

Posted on October 7, 2011

Some experts on privacy say it is a good idea to “Turn off the Facebook Facial Recognition” feature! https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2011/06/how-disable-facebooks-facial-recognition-feature

Fax vs. Email

Posted on December 20, 2010

Faxing is passe’ Email is in.  Many of us are involved with our various unions or organizations and from time to time are promoting an event.  While faxing is the recognized staple of disseminating information, email is much faster and … Continue reading »

Phishing (Not the Deep Sea type)

Posted on December 7, 2010

Phishing is the criminally fraudulent process of attempting to acquire sensitive information such as usernames, passwords and credit card details by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication.  In order to protect yourself, follow these simple tips. No Bank … Continue reading »

Blackberrys

Posted on December 7, 2010

: Those of us who have blackberrys for personal use would like a way to back-up our contacts (phone list) & maybe a calendar somewhere where you can sit at any computer and edit or copy information down and have … Continue reading »

Facebook & Social Networking

Posted on December 7, 2010

Facebook is the latest in social networking web sites.  Originally called thefacebook, Facebook was founded by former-Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg (while at Harvard) who ran it as one of his hobby projects.  It has now become a way for kids to … Continue reading »

New Facebook Privacy Issues!

Posted on May 19, 2010

Check out these articles: Detecting Facebook Security Problems 5/17/2010 Technologizer: How to Control Your Facebook Privacy 5-19-2010 “Top 10 social networking tips for police” 8-28-2009   Incidentally, We are now on facebook Search for us or use this link      

Emailing of Jokes

Posted on January 1, 2010

Emailing or forwarding of email jokes is a full time job to some. If you still need to forward these (I do too),  remember to try and make the email “your own”.   Depending on the recipient’s email program, or … Continue reading »

Anti-Virus and Firewalls

Posted on October 7, 2009

A good Anti-virus program is essential in today’s Web World.  You don’t always have to pay lots of cash for a good Anti-Virus Program.  Here is one that is endorsed by CNet, the premier on-line technology site. AVG.  There is … Continue reading »