Key updates to the Connections curriculum included new content for mobile devices, more short courses, Windows 8, Facebook, job searching and more.
Michigan State University's Shelia Cotten finds computer use among retirees reduces the risk of depression by more than 30%--using a model similar to Oasis Connections.
Incomprehensible passwords with numbers, capital letters, and characters like the asterisk are secure but maddening to remember. They are also time consuming to type on mobile devices. But security specialists are promoting another type of password option that might be a little bit more to your liking – long and readable. They just can’t make sense.
Facebook mobile users are in for a surprise. Messenger is gone! Facebook has removed the popular texting function from the mobile app and replaced it with the stand-alone Facebook Messenger app. Don't despair, the new app is easy to install and use.
Oasis summer classes start soon and class registration is just around the corner. By now you’ve most likely heard of the new online security bug called “Heartbleed.” Whether you register in person or do so online, you can rest assured that your information is safe with Oasis, as we were not impacted by this bug.
Facebook recently updated the news feed to include videos that play automatically. If you aren't a fan, or are concerned with videos eating up too much of your data plan, then here is how to turn them off.
Here’s another reason to use Auto Backup for the pictures you take with your cell phone (Android or IOS.) Google has added a new insert button that instantly accesses all of your photos from within the Gmail window.
I try to be ready for anything on the road, a tendency that was burned in during my scout leader years of "Being Prepared." Smartphones make it easy to bring along maps, itineraries, tour guides and resources – so all the information you need is in your hip pocket.
Here are my favorites, in Part Two of the "Travelin' Light" series.