Cleaning Out Our IT Habitats (Part III)

Cleaning Out Our IT Habitats (Part III)

Enhancing the security of your online accounts is important for staying safe online.

Turn on two-factor authentication on critical accounts like email, banking and social media.
Secure your router by making sure it has a strong password and does not broadcast who you are through its name (e.g., “the Jones Family” or “123 Elm Street”).
Make better passwords by combining upper and lower case letters with numbers and symbols.

Making a Break for It

Making a Break for It

The keepers of the Parrot Gardens at the Vancouver Zoo thought they had it all under control in 2009. Clip the wings of all the birds and none can escape. Well, Chuva the Macaw found her way out and got pretty far down the road without flying—she found a nice spot to lounge, nestled in the engine of an RV parked in the lot.

Dating Your Tablet

Dating Your Tablet

While Cathy is happily married to her husband, Doug, for 23+ years, she is often dating different tablet devices in search of the perfect portable companion.  We decided to play The Dating Game and have Cathy “date” some of the latest tablets because, as in life, you don’t really get to know someone until you spend some time with them.

When Technology and Humanity Connect

When Technology and Humanity Connect

Advancements in social media and mobile technology have forever changed the way we interact with each other.  We expect communication to be quick and to the point.  Breaking news is quickly tweeted and shared in under 140 characters.  People depend on calendars and alerts on their smartphones.

Mobile Technology Connecting the World

Mobile Technology Connecting the World

It’s no secret that mobile technology has come a long way since 1978.  When the first cell phone call (ever) was placed, Motorola’s beige-brick took the first step towards becoming the staple we all but depend on today. Connecting the globe one phone call at a time was just the beginning though.