Computers, Mobile Devices

Spring Cleaning for Your Computer

When was the last time you cleaned your computer or other device? Cleaning your computer is an important step in maintenance, and includes tidying the storage, updating software, and cleaning the physical device. Clean the Hardware First off, turn off your computer and unplug it from power. If you have a case on the laptop,… Continue reading Spring Cleaning for Your Computer

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Computers, Mobile Devices, Tablets

Be Safe Online

This site is great for staying safer online. It provides a list of recommendations to use the Internet more safely. There are suggestions for managing your passwords, data encryption, virtual private networks, online privacy, app permissions, social media settings, email security, phishing, software updates. Are any of those words new to you? The checklist includes… Continue reading Be Safe Online

Android, Mobile Devices

Pin Screen on Android

When you pin a screen on Android, it keeps the screen open on top of everything else on your phone and deactivates the phone's buttons. You can even activate a setting to require the unlock pattern to unpin. This is handy to limit access to other data and apps on your phone if you borrow it to someone.