This 84 year old knows more about technology than you do

This 84 year old knows more about technology than you do

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.

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Pop-up ads driving you crazy? Try an ad blocker.

Pop-up ads driving you crazy? Try an ad blocker.

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.

Thursday, February 16, 2017/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (127)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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Updates galore from Oasis Connections

Updates galore from Oasis Connections

Six courses get updates

We've release updates to Windows10, Windows Performance & Maintenance, Intro to Internet, iPad and iPhone for iOS10, and Mobile Accessibility for iPads, iPhones and Android tablets.
Monday, January 30, 2017/Amy VanDeVelde| Profile/Number of views (286)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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The Google phishing scam that is fooling the experts

The Google phishing scam that is fooling the experts

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!
Friday, January 20, 2017/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (595)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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It's probably time to delete that Yahoo account

It's probably time to delete that Yahoo account

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.

Thursday, January 12, 2017/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (2224)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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The BIG list of holiday gifts for tech lovers

The BIG list of holiday gifts for tech lovers

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.
Friday, December 09, 2016/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (1484)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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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 (744)/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 (1037)/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 (1829)/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. 

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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 (2331)/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 (1343)/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 (2508)/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 (2788)/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 (2015)/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 (1944)/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 (2262)/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 (2553)/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 (3271)/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 (3100)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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