A Guide to Rekindling Your Relationship

Your smartphone is your own personal assistant. It answers questions for you, it entertains you, and it connects you to the people you care about. It is your clock, your calendar, and even your flashlight.

NSA and You

By now, you have probably heard about Edward Snowden. If not, he was a contractor that worked for the NSA who recently leaked documents showing that the US government was monitoring everything that its citizens were doing on the Internet.

Lima – The Future of Storage

Have you ever heard of a website called Kickstarter? Essentially, Kisckstarter provides small businesses and designers a means to actualize their dreams. Thousands of different inventors and innovators offer up their ideas through Kickstarter,

MyNorthwest Won’t Let Me Log In!!

The Time Has Come: You’re Status is EXPIRED!! Having trouble logging into your MyNorthwest account? The answer may be simpler than you think.

Facebook for a resume

In the job market through the years, Facebook has had an ever growing influence over the selection process for hiring new employees. Each year, employers search into the personal lives of their candidates and are now delving even deeper, particularly as jobs get harder to find. Recently, employers have gone so far as to request [more…]

End of the Year Laptop Return

For many students attending Northwest Missouri State University the laptop program offered here at Northwest was very helpful. Many of the students do not own a personal laptop and have become dependant on the one provided by the university. As the end of the year approaches, many are unaware of how they are affected. If a student [more…]

Tips for the Road Ahead

The time of year when thoughts turn with the weather is just around the corner. The focus shifts from surviving school to surviving finals and then getting home. Even more important is getting the  computer and all of the files on it home safetly. For a personal computer or one of Northwest Missouri States computers, [more…]

Tips & Tricks — March

Computers can be infected with many kinds of viruses, worms, and Trojan horses. Viruses mainly attack when the internet is being used. By following simple tricks and techniques a world of e-hurt can be prevented. Avoid email viruses Use common sense before downloading any email attachment from email, even if it is from a friend [more…]

Facebook Timeline: Creepy or Creative?

Many will argue that the new Facebook Timeline is creative, unique, and awesome. Others will argue a very different side of the argument. Is Facebook becoming too creepy? With the new Timeline feature, some may worry that some of the past will come back up and be shown to the whole world. Some articles say [more…]

Tips for safe downloading

In the ever-growing era of the Internet, one thing that grabs a user’s attention is downloading. Unfortunately, whenever someone downloads a file, whether the file is a spreadsheet, a cool screen saver, or music from someone else’s computer, they put their computer at risk. The easiest way to keep from getting infected is prevention. Keeping [more…]