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Keep Unwanted Eyes Away from your Facebook Account

Most individuals have Facebook accounts. They access them on their laptops, tablets, phones and even televisions. Unfortunately, most people are unaware of what they are sharing with the entire world. Let’s take a brief look at how to access Facebook’s privacy settings and how to go into lockdown mode.

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We live in an age of connectivity.

Manufacturers of new laptops, PDAs, phones, pads, gaming systems, televisions and even appliances want each of their respective devices to connect to the Internet. Home builders have been constructing residential locations with wired network connections for some time now. For many people though, buying a ‘wired’ house or running network cables in their home is not an option. Fortunately, wireless connectivity for your home Internet connection is a solution that is easily installed and maintained. With the inexpensive cost and the ease of installation, many people opt to connect their home devices this way. The bad part is that many leave their wireless open for public consumption.

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The Wave of the Future?

The tablet industry has seen an impressive amount of growth after Apple introduced their signature iPad in 2010. Subsequently, the tablet market has diversified with assorted iPad alternatives offered by competitors such as Android, Microsoft and also Motorola. However, tablet computers may not be right for everyone. Despite its recent popularity, who’s to say that the iPad won’t go the way of the 8-track? Of course, the choice of whether or not a tablet is right for you is one that should be educated. Before you decide to purchase one of these expensive machines, or even if you are already an owner, think about these pros and cons.

Making Mobile Payments Easy

The payment systems we use are not incredibly complicated, but what if they could be even more straightforward? NFC (Near Field Communication) technology is hoping to achieve that. NFC mobile chips hope to change our current payment systems by letting us transmit data from one device to another, at close range.

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4 Easy Steps to Protect Your Data

Loss of data is a common problem for businesses. Fortunately, it's a problem that can easily be avoided with the correct preparation. While devastating amounts of data can be lost during catastrophes like hurricanes, the September 11 terrorist attacks, fires and floods - it doesn't take such large events to cause a business to lose important data.

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Two Ways to Protect Your Privacy on Shared Computers

Many times we find ourselves using shared workstations. These may be computers at a friend’s house, systems at a library, or checking our email at an Internet café.

Things that go POP in the night

How often have you experienced this scenario? You open your favorite web browser and start going to different sites on the Internet. After a few minutes you notice that a number of other windows have opened up. These windows are advertising other products, some based on the sites you’ve just visited. You close one of the windows and another opens up in its place. To make matters worse, these windows start opening a new window every few seconds. Welcome to the world of pop-ups!

Message for You, Sir!

Email has become an integral part of our day-to-day lives, particularly in the business world. We correspond with coworkers, clients, partners, family members, and random acquaintances over email more frequently than we speak with them. With that said, our inboxes are filled most every day. So, should we treat all email equally?

Downloads - What & Where?

In this part of our series, we’ll address the precautions you should take when downloading content on the Internet.

The Internet has a plethora of content which is fit for consumption. However, not all of it needs to be stored on your computer.

Downloads - What & Where? In this part of our series, we’ll address the precautions you should take when downloading content on the Internet. The Internet has a plethora of content which is fit for consumption. However, not all of it needs to be stored on your computer.
Part 1: Just Browsing We're starting a new series of articles will hopefully advise readers as to some good habits to develop in order to limit exposure to viruses, malware, and other damaging agents on the Internet. Basic Internet usage has become a staple for many, but even with the ease of accessibility and use, the Internet is filled with dangers both to your computer and data as well as to your identity and reputation. The first of our entries to this series covers how you cruise around on the Information Superhighway.

A few extra minutes doing things smart can avoid days of headaches

This is one question that a lot of people ask and it is one thing that you can test and change to help improve your search engine rankings. Today we’ll look at some the top recommendations for setting up your pages for keyword-targeting. Of course, there is no “perfect formula” but this should get you a pretty good start.

How Secure is Your Password?

Securing your online identity is more important now than ever.  Are your email accounts, credit card logins, and and social media accounts secure enough to get past a would-be hacker?

How Secure is Your Password?

Securing your online identity is more important now than ever.  Are your email accounts, credit card logins, and and social media accounts secure enough to get past a would-be hacker?