Tips and Tutorials

Upgrading to Windows 8

Posted on 30 January 2013, by Geoff

If you are considering upgrading to Windows 8, here is a list of resources you might find helpful.

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Become a Google Search Power User

Posted on 1 September 2012, by Geoff

A while back Google ran an online course titled “Power Searching with Google”. This series of lessons has now been made available for all.

While Google is really easy to use, many people do not use it to its full advantage. Through this course, Google hopes to help you become even faster at finding what you need.

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How to recognize a phishing email

Posted on 28 June 2012, by Geoff

Phishing emails are fraudulent email messages designed to trick you into disclosing personal information like usernames and passwords. These messages appear to come from legitimate sources such as banks, internet service or email providers.

Phishing messages can appear at first to be authentic, with convincing images, logos or other content.

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What is RSS?

Posted on 8 June 2012, by Geoff

RSS is a way to publish frequently updated content to the Web. RSS makes it easy for originators to make their content quickly and broadly available. Many devices, including tablets, smartphones and PCs can easily access this content.

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