Color Binoculars app helps color blind iPhone users see the world

Color Binoculars app helps color blind iPhone users see the world

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.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (70)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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Facebook Announces New Tech to Prevent Fake News from Trending

Facebook Announces New Tech to Prevent Fake News from Trending

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.

Tuesday, November 01, 2016/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (279)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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Apple’s iPhone 7 is water resistant but don’t go swimming just yet

Apple’s iPhone 7 is water resistant but don’t go swimming just yet

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?

Thursday, October 06, 2016/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (690)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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Bewitching new ways to connect with my grandchildren

Bewitching new ways to connect with my grandchildren

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. 

Friday, September 09, 2016/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (1109)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
10 Wellness Apps to Monitor Your Health

10 Wellness Apps to Monitor Your Health

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.

Friday, August 19, 2016/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (1190)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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Major updates to Introductory computer courses

Major updates to Introductory computer courses

Introduction to Computers, Meet the Computer, and Exploring the Internet all get makeovers.

Monday, July 25, 2016/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (703)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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Unlock your Windows 10 device with a PIN - It’s safer (and easier) than a password

Using a PIN can prevent access to your sensitive account in case of theft or loss of a device!

Thursday, July 14, 2016/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (1284)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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Microsoft is banning easy to guess passwords

Microsoft is banning easy to guess passwords

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.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (1474)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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Your default Windows user account is the single biggest threat to your computer

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.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (1005)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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Course updates

Course updates

Facebook, Safety First: Privacy & Safety Online, and Windows 10 get updates.

Facebook, Safety First: Privacy & Safety Online, and Windows 10 get updates. 

Thursday, June 09, 2016/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (1068)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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Making smart phones and tablets more kind and friendly

Making smart phones and tablets more kind and friendly

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."
Monday, June 06, 2016/Amy VanDeVelde| Profile/Number of views (1430)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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Senior Health & Fitness Day is every day at OASIS

Senior Health & Fitness Day is every day at OASIS

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.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016/Amy VanDeVelde| Profile/Number of views (1776)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
Making connections count with technology

Making connections count with technology

Tom Weaver found a meaningful way for students to practice their new skills

A natural teacher and a cancer survivor, Tom Weaver is meeting needs for adults learning technology skills and cancer patients who need a pick-me-up.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016/Amy VanDeVelde| Profile/Number of views (2250)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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Staying connected on Mother's Day and all year through

Staying connected on Mother's Day and all year through

Forget email--Ernestine Mathis has moved on to Skype, Gmail chat and more

Forget email--Ernestine Mathis has moved on to Skype, Gmail chat and more
Friday, May 06, 2016/Amy VanDeVelde| Profile/Number of views (2134)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
American adults still unfamiliar with online learning options

American adults still unfamiliar with online learning options

Pew Research finds that place based learning is still vital for most American lifelong learners

Online learning options have grown dramatically in the past decade, but this Pew Research poll shows that American adults are still largely in the dark about Internet learning 

Wednesday, March 23, 2016/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (2344)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
Facebook adds reaction emojis so you can express more than a simple "Like"

Facebook adds reaction emojis so you can express more than a simple "Like"

New animated emojis give you more choices of expression when reacting to posts

Facebook has released an expanded set of  emojis you can use to express your reaction to posts. And, of course, you can use more than one at a time.
Monday, February 29, 2016/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (2547)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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Two popular courses get Windows 10 updates

Two popular courses get Windows 10 updates

Introduction to Computers and Meet the Computer have been updated with information to help students navigate Windows 10

Introduction to Computers and Meet the Computer get updates for critical Windows 10 skills.

Monday, February 29, 2016/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (2377)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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Google abandons Picasa and moves to Photos

Google abandons Picasa and moves to Photos

Google is retiring the venerable but outdated Picasa app in March of 2016

Picasa rarely got any love from Google in the way of updates so it isn’t surprising, especially given Google’s expansion of the Google Photos app, that Picasa is officially on the chopping block. According to Google, there will be no further support after March 15, 2016, although current users can continue to use the app.
Saturday, February 13, 2016/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (2508)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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New course and updates: iPhone iOS 9 and Picasa!

New course and updates: iPhone iOS 9 and Picasa!

Two of our popular courses get updates.

Monday, November 30, 2015/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (2120)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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Are you cyber secure?

Are you cyber secure?

Six easy ways to protect yourself online

Elder protection experts Curtis Bailey and Art Maines offer some basic ways to keep hackers from wreaking havoc on your security.
Thursday, October 22, 2015/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (4565)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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