JULY 9, 2012
How many of us have thought that the ‘rules and regulations’ implemented by our workplace management is put in place to protect us? I bet most of us are grumbling about the Internet restrictions imposed by management at our workplace. Did you know there is an ePolicy Institute? You can find out what the ePolicy Institute thinks is worth “protecting employees from”. What are eRisks, eRights, eResponsibilities? Can employers ‘legally’ read your email? Is it OK to email your kids during work hours? What is ‘social engineering‘? The next time you have an opportunity you may want to visit the website. There is much to learn. In addition they have free literature. Click this link to go to the website- Search the ePolicy Institute.
Tech Savviness: Router Passwords
In a previous tech4boomers post we discussed the importance of using up-to-date equipment. In particular old routers, which may not be providing you with the best service. Equally as important is knowing how to protect your home network from unauthorized access. PASSWORDS are very important when it comes to protecting your Network. Below are some guidelines I found in an article recently. Click on the link provided to get the full details.
Though no password is foolproof, you can build a better password by combining numbers and letters into a complex and unique string. Remember to change both your Wi-Fi password (the string that guests enter to access your network) and your router administrator password (the one you enter to log in to the administration console–the two may sometimes be the same). via How To Lock Down Your Wireless Network | PCWorld.
iPad users will want to pay attention and be careful of their body posture when using this device. Read what the article I found in the New York Times Science section recently had to say: The scientists studied 15 experienced tablet users in their natural viewing positions. Placing a tablet on the lap created the greatest strain, the researchers found, because it forces the user to look down at a steep angle, causing head and neck flexion – a particular hazard for users who are doing a lot of typing. via WELL – Really? The Claim – Using an iPad can strain your neck. – Question – NYTimes.com.
BuddyTV Guide App
According to what I have read this APP is worth looking into 🙂
- Find what you want to watch in 20 seconds or less
- Tailors to your TV tastes.
- Even changes the channel for you.
- And it’s absolutely free.via BuddyTV Guide App – TV Recommendations, Remote For iPhone, Android, Google TV.
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I hope this is helpful 🙂