Holiday break and school laptops: the need-to-know!

As the end of the school year approaches, students’ minds start to wander from their studies to the end of the semester, which, of course, means Christmas Break and going home. Before travelling home for the holidays here is the need-to-know about traveling with school laptops: • Make sure you back up your data. When [more…]

Tips & Tricks — November

Keyboard Shortcuts Ctrl + C  — Copies selected text into your clipboard. Ctrl + V– Pastes text from your clipboard onto the document you are working on. Ctrl + F — Opens the finder and enables you to search for text on the current page.

Is Facebook safe?

Facebook has become one of the largest and most publicly used social website. Facebook is a site where the users can post statuses, send messages, and even post pictures. Something of which many users are unaware is the fact that if their privacy settings have not been adjusted, they may be sharing this information with everyone on the web. This [more…]

Tools for stronger, safer passwords

As technology is increasingly becoming a major part of our lives, it is very frustrating to keep track and remember passwords for all the computer applications we use. We need passwords for e-mail accounts, social networking sites, online shopping sites, online banking applications, ATMs and many other situations.  Strong passwords are normally long, complex and hard to remember; as a result, most [more…]