Tinkering and curiosity fuel lifelong adventure for this St. Louis Hall of Famer
Like many other techies, Don Francois went into debt to finance his first technology purchase. That purchase led to a career as a television broadcast engineer--a career that didn't exist when he graduated high school. After retirement Don turned his energy to teaching adults embrace and use technology and helping organizations solve technology issues. Don will be inducted into the St. Louis TV Hall of Fame for his lifetime of service on April 15, 2017.
Tired of popups interrupting your web surfing? Ad blockers can help, and are easy to install.
Popups and incessant ads can slow you down as you surf.
There is a new scam that is fooling even tech-savvy users into a malicious and dangerous trap.
A new scam is fooling even experienced users into divulging their Google login info. The scam uses sophisticated techniques to trick the brain—by using an advanced URL trick. See how it works and spread the word. This trap is worse than most!
A long history of hacks have exposed Yahoo users to more than their share of privacy exposures
A long history of hacks have exposed Yahoo users to more than their share of privacy exposures. After more than a billion accounts have been compromised, is it safe to trust Yahoo in the future? Learn how to backup and save your data, then delete your Yahoo account.
Looking for gifts for your tech loving friends and family? Here is a big list to get you started.
Whether you’re shopping on a budget or looking to go all out, you’ll find something just right for family and friends.
A pair of developers, one of whom is color blind, have created a new app that uses the iPhone's (or iPad/iPod) camera to help users distinguish colors.
Trending news has been fooled by farces and hoaxes. Facebook is re-tooling to try and prevent future mistakes.
Facebook displays trending topics next to your news feed. But the prevalence of Internet hoaxes has posed challenges for the social media giant, which is responding with changes to algorithms and staffing.
What does the water resistant rating on the new iPhone really mean?
The new iPhone is, for the first time, touted as being water and splash resistant. That's great news for iPhone 7 users caught in the rain, but what does the rating really mean?
Smart phone wizardry gets Bonnie beyond the party line
Like Samantha Stevens, I grew up with textbooks, no computer and a crank phone on a party line. Now smart phone wizardry helps me stay close to my grandchildren.
Gear up for Healthy Aging Month in September
Your mobile device can be a great asset for your wellness program. Here are 10 apps that you can use to check and monitor your health and fitness activities.
Using a PIN can prevent access to your sensitive account in case of theft or loss of a device!
We won't stop using passwords that make it easy for hackers, so Microsoft is taking action and banning them
When it comes to passwords, we can be our own worst enemy. Remembering a different cryptic password for every site is difficult and confusing. Here’s how to set strong passwords.
Hackers rely on users logging on with an admin-level account to install viruses and malware
Default user accounts in Windows have administrative-level access. That's fine, it's quite necessary. It is also the number one reason that hackers can compromise Windows computers, installing malware and viruses. Here's how to create alternative accounts and strengthen your personal security.
Getting some tech help can mean no more struggles to read and respond to text messages
"I no longer have to rely on my reading glasses to see text messages on my new phone," says Kathy Eckrich, who got help by taking a Connections class, “Better Seeing and Better Hearing with Smart Phone and Tablets."
A new Fitbit was part of Ronnie Singer's strategy to enhance her fitness routine
“I love that I feel so much better,” says Ronnie Singer since she started a regular workout groove. She’s one of nearly 6000 Oasis people who have kicked up their fitness routine.