By now you may have seen the icon at the bottom-right corner of your screen that says you can reserve your copy of Windows 10 as soon as it is available. “That’s great”, you say, “but should I?” Windows 10 is not officially released until July 29th and you can upgrade for free at any
So many passwords…what should they be? Should I have CaPitaL letters? Numbers? Symbols? or all of the above? Oh my!!! It’s enough to make a person scream in frustration! Passwords are an absolute necessity. Most of the time they are required to make purchases online or access certain websites. We also want to protect the
Since the 1980s, consumers have enhanced their computer experience through purchased software. Within months the software became outdated! Today computer users experience immediate access to up-to-date programs through on-demand cloud applications. Here are Frankie’s “must-have apps.” 1.Gmail. Besides easy access anywhere, anytime – Gmail has an awesome spam filter, large storage amounts, an excellent search
As cloud computing expands, and we access personal information via the Internet, we recommend the following tips to increase your privacy and security in a virtual environment. Read End User License Agreements so you understand the risks of cloud computing downloads. Carefully review privacy and security settings – particularly on social media sites such as
If you have ever used web-based email (Hotmail, Yahoo mail, Gmail, etc.), watched YouTube, or used a search engine – then you have been “there, up in the clouds!” As the cloud gets smarter, so too, computer users must get smarter. Best practices must include both local and offsite data back up and password management.