Trick-AND-Treat Yourself this Halloween!

Dress up as your favorite movie or TV show character for Halloween this year, and you could win up to $500 in Visa Reward Cards. Submit a photo of yourself (or you and your friends) dressed up as your favorite character(s). We will choose a grand prize winner and two runner ups based on accuracy, creativity and compliance. Submissions will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. EST on 11/7/2019. HOW TO WIN Submit a photo of yourself in the link below …

Smart Tech for Seniors

With the increasing evolution technology is undergoing these days, there are more and more ways that people can use technology in their everyday lives, especially seniors. Many of the newest user-friendly gadgets can help enhance seniors day-to-day lives. Take a look to see the top smart devices seniors are using in their homes, for their health and in their everyday lives.

Assistive Technology for Special Education Teachers

Assistive technology is any kind of device that is designed to help a person with disabilities increase, maintain or improve their functional capabilities. With 6.5 million children in the US having some type of disability, having assistive technology in the classroom is becoming more crucial than ever. Being able to utilize technology in both lessons and activities is important to ensure all students are engaged and learning. From apps to pens, there are many different types of technology that teachers …

Social Media as a Learning Tool

Social media has become an important part of society in the 21st century. It’s hard to find a person who doesn’t have at least one form of social media, whether it be Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or even Pinterest. With the youngest Millennials being about 25, there is a new school-age generation that does not remember a time before the internet.

Life Advice from Technology

Life Advice from Technology

We talk to people every day so it isn’t really surprising that smart assistants have changed how we interact with technology. Smart assistants such as Siri, Alexa or Google Assistant allow us to ask for what we need – be it check on the weather, find out which gas station is closest, or even tell us a joke. But how do people decide which ones to use? We decided to help out by putting each top smart assistant to the …

Amazon Alexa Skill

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With Alexa, the entertainment opportunities are endless. Make movie night easier than ever by using Alexa for volume control, turning on and off your TV and opening up your favorite streaming service. The best part? You can do it all without leaving the comfort of your couch.

Adult Learning Directory

Browse over 200+ tech resources for adults. From I.T. to coding to web and graphic design, this resource will allow you to find a class tailored to your interests. With the Adult Learning Directory you can see the duration, difficulty and cost of each class, giving you all the tools you need to make informed decisions.  

Internet Speed Guide

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Is there anything more frustrating than trying to use the internet when you have a slow connection? Streaming movies, playing video games, or chatting overseas can induce a hair-pulling, frustration-filled experience with a slow connection. But is there anything you can do to help it? Now that the internet is almost 30 years old, most people don’t even know the basics about their connection. Terms like ISP, Mbps, 802.11b, latency, bandwidth may sound familiar—you might even remember seeing them on …

What is Java?

Java is more than just coffee. In the computing world, Java is programming language. Just like we use words to create sentences, developers use Java to create applications and build programs. If you’ve heard of Java, you’ve also probably heard of JavaScript – but besides sharing similar names, the two don’t have too much in common. JavaScript (which was developed by NetScape) is not part of the Java platform. Where you’ve probably seen JavasScript is in HTML documents (HTML stands …

What Are Cookies?

In computing terms, a cookie is much different from the sweet treat you might associate with the name. Computing cookies are small text files sent and returned on a server. The files can then be stored on a user’s computer. They are used to identify a user or track their access to a network. Cookies deliver websites tailored to the interests of a user. A cookie does this by carrying information from one site over to the next. For example, …