January, 2015

Get Ready for Another Windows

Get Ready for Another Windows

As we are getting ready for a round of snow, the (Tech) world is getting ready for something else – and it will affect you. Today (Wed, Jan 21, 2015) Microsoft will be showcasing Windows 10. Yes, Windows 10, not 9, but 7, 8, 10. From what I’ve read to date, users of Windows 8.1 will be able to upgrade at no cost. However, you’ll have to wait until the official release, rumoured...

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Password? Let’s Tell All!

Sadly, it’s really this easy to get someone’s password. Thanks Jimmy Kimmel for the laughs. But come on people, get serious about your passwords.

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Facebook Account Safety

Facebook Account Safety

Facebook is widely used by many people to share their daily activities and life events. However, how many users are aware of who exactly is seeing all this personal information? It’s important you know how to check the settings of your Facebook account and know how Facebook uses your information. I’ll include two links, both are to Facebook, and relate to security tips and privacy...

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Facebook Permission Notice – Hoax

It’s the new year, but yet old hoaxes still resurface. The current hoax hitting the internet pertains to Facebook and Users posting a Permission Notice to their wall.  This one actually goes back as far as 2010. I’m not putting the very lengthy “notice” here, but a quick summary is as a Facebook user you no longer allow FB to use any content from your wall. Every social...

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