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Chrome Apps Faculty Will Love

If one of your New Year’s Resolutions was to be more organized, get more work done, and finally finish your research or book, then these Chrome Extensions might be perfect for you and your students. Distraction-free viewing Mercury Reader (formerly

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Chrome Extensions You’ll Love – Happy Valentine’s Day!

If one of your New Year’s Resolutions was to be a better student, procrastinate less, or be more organized then these Chrome Extensions are for you. Distraction-free viewing Mercury Reader (formerly Readability) allows you to focus more on the task

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Thankful for Wi-Fi Tips

Thankful for Wi-Fi Tips  Last month, we gave you some Phishing Tricks (http://groups.etown.edu/its/2016/10/26/optimize-your-wi-fi-settings/) and Wi-Fi Treats (http://groups.etown.edu/its/2016/10/26/optimize-your-wi-fi-settings/). This month, we’re thankful for even more Wi-Fi tips! Apple users, this time it’s all about you. Android users, pay attention though; some of this is

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Security for Your Mobile Device

Mobile devices are one of the most common ways to communicate and interact now. We can do nearly anything right from our smartphones such as banking, shopping, viewing medical data or history, and even working remotely. That information is good

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Managing Your Online Presence

Did you know that employers and recruiters check your social media when considering you as a candidate for a job, sports team, internship, college admissions, etc.? They do, and if your security settings aren’t up to par, they might see

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Tech Tip: YouTube Security Settings

When thinking about privacy settings, don’t forget to check your social media sites. We aren’t just talking about Twitter and Instagram either, make sure your security and privacy settings are up to date on other sites like Pinterest and YouTube

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Safe and Productive Browsing

Browsing the web can be just as dangerous, or just as safe, as walking down the sidewalk. Just as you trust well lit sidewalks on streets with a reputation for being reliable, you should look for websites you can trust

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Guard Your Privacy Online & Offline

We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: use long, complex passwords to secure your online accounts. Use different passwords for different sites, and change them regularly. There is no better way to ensure your online security, than to

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Social Media Security

Social Media Security With Spring coming, I bet you’ll be taking tons of pictures of yourself and your friends. Before you even think about posting those pictures to Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, or wherever else, stop and check your security settings.

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Make the Most of Your LinkedIn

Your LinkedIn Checklist There are hundreds of articles floating around the web about how to make the most of LinkedIn. There’s one by Virgin Mobile, one by Business Insider, and even one from Dartmouth University. Here you’ll find a combination

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Top 10 Apps of 2015 for Students

2015 has seen more apps than ever before, and if you don’t have these yet, you’ll definitely want to take a look to find your next most used app on your phone. Organization/Productivity: When it comes to school, apps can

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Cool Tech Startups

Where do all of the cool apps, tech, and programs come from that we use everyday? Well when a Mommy Motherboard and a Daddy Fatherboard love each other very much… Actually they usually start out as an idea before launching

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