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.
Updates fix serious security issues and protect your computer from infection from malware
If your Windows computer has bugged you about restarting to apply an update, here is why you should not delay doing so.
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.
Big changes are coming to Windows 10, and they are coming soon. Here is what you can expect.
The Windows 10 Creator’s Update is almost here and it is huge. With April 11th—the public launch date—fast approaching, the final version of the update is here and promises to revolutionize the standard PC user experience. Here are some of the big changes you can expect.
Technology instructors receive more than they give
A warm welcome to the Ft. Lauderdale area had deep impact on two women and their families. These proud U.S. citizens now give back in their new home community.
Tinkering and curiosity fuel lifelong adventure for this St. Louis Hall of Famer
After a career as a television broadcast engineer, Don Francois focuses his energies teaching adults embrace and use technology and helping organizations solve technology issues.
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.
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.
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.