Social networking – more than just social

Over the years, social networking has become extremely popular among all different types of Internet users throughout the world. Universities use types of social networking tools to encourage online interaction between students and faculty members. Corporations are utilizing social networks to help connect with clients and other businesses. Other people use these sites to keep [more…]

Are you protected?

The Northwest laptops come pre-installed with a great anti-virus program, Microsoft Forefront Client Security; however, is it enough to keep a computer safe? The truth is that even a great program like Microsoft Forefront Client Security does not catch all of the destructive programs that have been written. Northwest suggests a few programs that students [more…]

A new twist to an old favorite.

If you have ever used an iPhone, you know how much nicer it would be to have a background other than the lock screen. Or how much of a pain it is to have ten pages of applications (apps) to look through to find what you are looking for. Apple has gone and changed that [more…]

There is help among you.

Welcome back! Believe it or not, fall is here again. At Northwest, the fall is a time of connecting with friends, going to Bearcat football games and dealing with class work and your all-helpful campus laptop. While these machines are nice to have like any piece of technology, it is bound to fail at times. [more…]