New industry standards for secure browser communications kick in next month
Companies (including Oasis) that accept and process online credit card payments will soon move to a more secure Internet protocol. This industry-wide move provides increased security for both industry and consumers. Oasis is ready for the change. Here’s what you need to know about the mandated updates that take place as of June 30, 2018.
Audiobooks are a wonderful way to enjoy books while on the go.
If you enjoy audiobooks, or would like to try them, check out the world’s largest audiobook provider—Audible.
Use more features on your mobile devices
Are you using all the features you Android device offers? What do all the settings on your smartphone camera do? Our updated guides tell all.
Volunteering has benefits for people of all ages
Father and son Cesar and Fabio Costa agree that by helping people build skills as Oasis Connections volunteer instructors their own lives are enriched.
Learning how to use Google Maps meant a trip back in time for one World War II veteran
Technology can be used for everyday life and experiences that are extraordinary.
Find out some simple ways to determine if the websites you visit are the real deal.
It's fun and convenient to use the internet to look things up and conduct business, but all websites are not created equal. Find out how to steer clear of sites that are not secure.
Oasis YouTube video provides great guidance on how to navigate and trust what you hear on the news
Navigating the news to determine fact from fiction can be tricky these days. Oasis instructor Don Siegel's class provides tips to help you find the truth.
YouTube videos and student handbooks are ready for you to use
The Oasis Connections YouTube channel and student handbooks for 10 courses are just a few of things we have been working on to make offering classes easier.
Closing your account might cause issues with other sites tied to your Facebook account
If you find yourself not using Facebook as much as you used to, or you simply would like to take a break, there are a few options at your disposal. Before taking the plunge of deleting your account, you could just un-follow Facebook friends you don't want to talk to and unsubscribe from some groups. However, if you’ve set your mind on getting rid of Facebook once and for all, here’s what you need to do.
Oasis Connections student handbooks Exploring the Internet and iPhone Essentials iOS 11 have been translated to Spanish.
Two factor authentication adds an essential layer of security
Two Factor Authentication is an effective way to prevent criminals from taking control of your email and other accounts.
How do you beat a brand-new expanded and updated iPad course? You add three new cybercrime manuals (and videos) to round out the hottest topics Connections offers. Read on for details.
Watch out for new charities that pop up in the wake of natural disasters
Here are some tips to help you find a legitimate charity that will make good use of your generosity.
Learning new technology takes patience and confidence
Oasis Connections instructors Emanuel Pope, Carita DeVilbiss and Jerry McAfee aim to provide their students the one thing they need most to make technology work for them: confidence.
Learn about the accessibility settings that can improve the usability of these iOS devices for anyone
Your iPhone or iPad has many accessibility settings you can use to make it easier to see, hear and use your device. This article will introduce you to some of these options like voice command, vibrating alerts, larger text noise cancellation and many others.
Settings to make your device easier to see, hear and use
A variety of features and settings on Android devices making using, seeing and hearing them easier. This blog gives instructions for how to get the most out of an an Android smartphone or tablet.
In-person classes keep people connected across the miles
Volunteer Harvey Schoenman believes in the importance of staying in touch with loved ones. He helps others keep connected by organizing Meetups and teaching technology classes in metro Pittsburgh.
WannaCry may be the most vicious ransomware attack yet. You can avoid this cybercrime by taking these steps.
Last week, the so-called WannaCry ransomware virus began infecting computers. It quickly spread across the globe and disrupted critical networks. WannaCry may be the biggest, and most expensive, worldwide ransomware attack to date. Here is how to protect yourself.
A new scam is delivered via text message, and it is convincing.
Cybercriminals are using text messages to attack cell phones and deceive people into giving up financial information. Learn how to protect yourself from this sophisticated attack.