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Tech Tip Thursday: How To Choose A New Computer

Well, the time has come: your old computer has served you well for years, but now it’s time to upgrade. Now all you have to do is pick the perfect computer for you from the literally hundreds of options out there. No big deal, right? Right? In reality, picking a new computer can be a daunting task, especially if you aren’t particularly tech savvy. With that in mind, today’s post…

Tech Tip Thursday: Best Password Managers

In a previous article we talked a lot about passwords - how to create strong passwords, how to recover lost passwords, and why you should use a password manager. In today’s post, we’re going to elaborate on that last point a little bit by giving you a rundown of some of the best password management options out there. Browsers Before we get into popular third party password management options, it’s…

Password Management and Recovery

Password Management and Recovery

As more and more of our everyday life is lived online, passwords are becoming more and more important. You need a password for just about everything you do online, and a lot of things you do offline, too: social media, email, banking, shopping, logging into wifi, logging into your personal computer, logging into your work computer, and even unlocking your phone, if you’ve got a passcode lock. All these things…

Tech Tip Thursday: Protecting Your Online Privacy

Cyber Security

We’ve talked a lot in previous posts about some of the tools and habits you need to keep yourself safe on the internet. We’ve told you how to avoid malware, what to do if you get malware, how to keep yourself safe from phishing emails and phone scams. Most recently, we talked about creating, managing, and recovering passwords. Today, we’re going to talk about some basic tools and practices you can…

Tech Tip Thursday: Keeping Your Computer Clean

In previous articles we’ve talked a lot about ways to keep your computer “clean” in a metaphorical sense: clean from malware, clean from junk files that will slow down your computer, etc. Today, we’re going to talk about the importance of keeping your computer clean in a literal sense, as in, clean from dust and dirt and debris. Before we get started it’s worth noting that most of this article…

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