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Microsoft’s Patch for Internet Explorer on XP is Exception Not the Rule

Posted by | Filed under News, Tips and Tricks | May 5, 2014 | Tags: , , , , | No Comments

After last week’s highly publicized Internet Explorer security flaw, Microsoft released an emergency update to patch the vulnerability. The update, named MS13-021, offered a fix for versions 6-11 of Internet Explorer on all supported editions of Windows, as well as IE versions 6, 7 and 8 on Windows XP machines. The decision to offer an […]

Target Offers $200 Gift Card for iPad Trade-in, Including First Generation

Through November 9, Target is holding an in-store promotion for its trade-in program offering gift cards worth a minimum of $200 for old iPads, including first generation models. If you have an iPad that you no longer use, or if you’re looking to upgrade then visit a Target mobility store in the next few days. […]

8.1 Gives Windows Users a Reason to Upgrade

When Windows 8 hit the market last year, it sent loyal Microsoft users into an uproar with drastic changes in the look and functionality of the classic operating system. So users, who decided not to upgrade in favor of the familiarity of traditional Windows, may view the recent release of 8.1 with little regard. But […]

New App Simplifies iPhone Photo Search

Posted by | Filed under News, Tips and Tricks | Jun 3, 2013 | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments

With the at-the-ready convenience of smartphone cameras, most iPhone owners now use the device as their primary method for taking pictures. But the ease and simplicity of snapping memorable moments on your phone can quickly lead to a library of hundreds or even thousands of photos. Going back to find that perfect shot to post […]

Keep Up With the Candidates Using these Presidential Debate Apps

The first presidential debate was this week, kicking off a month of direct discourse between President Barack Obama and Republican Candidate Mitt Romney. If you want to keep track of the candidates during this final head-to-head stretch in the campaign, International Business Times has compiled five apps that can help you monitor the candidates’ records, […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Gmail

Posted by | Filed under News, Tips and Tricks | Sep 28, 2012 | Tags: , , , | No Comments

In honor of Google’s 14th birthday, Mashable published a beginner’s guide to Gmail. Now that it’s securely in its teens, you can finally feel comfortable closing that AOL Account you’ve been hanging on to since 1998, and make the switch to Gmail. The guide is great for beginners and longtime Gmail users, who want to brush up their […]

App Turns Cell Phones From Driving Threats Into Driving Aids

Thousands of teens will be on the road next week for their return to school, many nervously sitting behind the wheel for the first time. With a smartphone in the pocket of almost every high school student, most parents are rightfully worried that these devices will become a threat to their teens’ already questionable driving. […]

How to See the World While Traveling for Business

Business travel can be your favorite perk or your job’s biggest pitfall. That really depends on your opinion of travel. But whether you love racking up those frequent flyer miles or dread consistently packing and unpacking, making the most of your time away is something everyone can benefit from. So rather than killing downtime on […]

Turkey Tech – 5 Sites for Thanksgiving Lesson Ideas and Activities

Thanksgiving is approaching, and the shortened school week will have kids pining for turkey, football, family and a four-day weekend. So keep their minds focused on school using fun and interactive games and activities that also serve up a helping of history. Free Technology for Teachers has compiled a list of five websites that offer […]

Keep Up With the NYC Marathoners this Weekend Using the Mobile Spectator App

The ING New York City Marathon is this weekend, and the New York Road Runners have teamed up with the developers of MapMyRun to create an app that allows spectators to track specific runners, receive news reports and find out about events and entertainment occurring along the route. The NYC marathon attracts more than two […]

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