Category: Internet Devices

New Years Resolution for Your Digital World!

Posted on January 2nd, by Cathy Olsen in Internet Devices. No Comments


We have all looked in the mirror and have noticed that holiday cheer has led to a few inches on the waistline, a few lines around the eyes.  What about your digital life?  Take a moment to think about how you can improve your digital world for 2013!

1. Lock Down New Toys!

It is so much fun to open that new gadget packaging and dive right in and start installing apps, customizing, adding movies, picture, and data.  If you haven't already, take the necessary steps to lock down your mobile device.  If you gave your child or teenager an iTouch, iPad, or iPad mini, consider adding parental controls.  For laptops and computers, install the operating system and software updates.  Install anti-virus.  There are plenty of free Anti-Virus solutions.  Don't skip this step!  Avast for Mac, AVG, Microsoft Security Essentials.

2. Be Social With Your … Read More »

Internet Safety: Tips to Keep Your Kids Safe This School Year

Posted on September 5th, by Cathy Olsen in Internet Devices, Security. 5 comments

Internet safety: Top 5 ways to keep your kids safe this school year
Created By: Cathy Olsen


Cathy Olsen

It's back to school. We anticipate and somewhat dread the fact that our little ones will be leaving the nest and entering rooms full of kids, playgrounds, play dates, etc. I know that I always cry on the first day of school. What a monumental day.

In today's connected smartphone generation, we worry about our kids' exposure to dangers found on the Internet: pornography, sexting, cyber-bullying, identity theft. Please! Stop worrying and do something today to protect your kids. Here are the top five ways to keep your kids safe this school year.

1. Talk to your kids about the Internet 

You need to teach kids safe Internet browsing habits. Tell them to be careful where they click (ads, pop-ups, unknown emails, etc). Talk to them about inappropriate material. … Read More »

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