Category Archives for TechTips

Tech Tip of the Week: Spam, Spam, Spam, Egg and Spam in your Mailbox?

Rest assured that you’re not alone in having an influx of spam. Curious about why it’s happening, what we’re doing about it, and what you can do? Read on. For the past week or two we’ve seen a significant uptick … Continue reading

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30. October 2014 by Kate, School Support Specialist
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Tech Tip of the Week: A Screenshot is Worth a Thousand Words

Taking a quick picture of your computer or smartphone screen can be a lot easier than describing what it looks like or painstakingly recording the wording of an error message. But what was that magic key combination… You won’t be … Continue reading

16. October 2014 by Kate, School Support Specialist
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Tech Tip of the Week: Setting up Emergency Notification Preferences

Did you show up at 8:30 during the emergency closing only to find an empty parking lot? Or maybe every device in your house starting buzzing and beeping and blaring as the messages came pouring in. If you don’t seem … Continue reading

09. October 2014 by Kate, School Support Specialist
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Tech Tip of the Week: Using a Password Manager

Whether you’re reusing passwords (a definite security risk) or trying to keep track of a multitude of passwords (a definite sanity risk), a password manager is a great help. I finally reached the tipping point with passwords a few months … Continue reading

02. October 2014 by Kate, School Support Specialist
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Tech Tip(s) of the Week: A Triplet of Thunderbird Tiplets

A lot of Thunderbird’s settings can be tweaked to suit your preferences. Here are a few quick tips to get you started. Put your reply above the text you’re replying to. If you reply to a message and include the … Continue reading

25. September 2014 by Kate, School Support Specialist
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Tech Tip Extra: Update Info for iOS 8

Apple released iOS 8 yesterday for iPhones, iPads, and iPod Touch. Here’s what we know so far about the update process… Backup your device to iCloud or iTunes before beginning. The update process takes about an hour and a half. … Continue reading

18. September 2014 by Kate, School Support Specialist
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Tech Tip of the Week: Six Signs it is a Scam

It must be phishing season–several examples of scam emails have come my way this week. Here are six clues to look for to figure out if it’s legit Hampshire email. Those of you who have been here a few years … Continue reading

18. September 2014 by Kate, School Support Specialist
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