Posts Tagged ‘internet’

8 Ways To Make A Stronger Password

8 Ways To Make A Stronger Password

People like to think that passwords get hacked because hackers use some massively powerful programs with complicated algorithms to crack them. However, hackers tend to get into people’s accounts simply with educated guesses. Informed ones, sure, but guesses nonetheless. The easiest way to protect your account, then, is to make it difficult to guess. 1. ...

13 Helpful Tools For Avoiding Internet Distractions

13 Helpful Tools For Avoiding Internet Distractions

Google hasn’t yet invented a way for a research paper to write itself, but word on the street is they’re working on it. You, however, can’t wait past Monday morning to get yours completed. It’s going to be a long weekend of sitting at a computer desk in a locked room for you. But the ...

The Importance Of A Personal Website

The Importance Of A Personal Website

In this ever-expanding world of technology, social media, and online presence, jobs are starting to become innovative with the way that they both search and hire potential candidates. This means that the traditional resume and cover letter approach doesn’t guarantee you that you will get a call back, or that your stuff will even be ...

Facebook, Why So Red?

Facebook, Why So Red?

For those of you who are a little late to the game, you’ve probably noticed that scores of Facebook profile photos were replaced by a simple red equal sign yesterday. Why, might you ask, would so many people choose this sign? What does it mean? Much like other Facebook fads, such as posting the color ...

Hike The Grand Canyon With Google Street View

Hike The Grand Canyon With Google Street View

Google Street View has given us plenty of things to laugh, sigh, and awe at as we vicariously explore the world from our computers. We’re happy to report that Google has now gathered images from their treks off-the-beaten-path. To name one, the Grand Canyon. Google Street View is offering up a great deal on discount ...

3 Reasons to Clean up Your Facebook

3 Reasons to Clean up Your Facebook

Every once in a while, it’s a good idea to clean up your Facebook. We, as consumers of such a popular social networking site, tend to stack up the clutter that accumulates over time. There are many reasons why it would be a good idea to clean it up; here are three. For potential employers ...

Here Are a Few Reasons Why You Might Have Trouble Focusing

Here Are a Few Reasons Why You Might Have Trouble Focusing

Look at that perfectly put-together girl in the library. She got here early enough to snag a great spot, she’s got her books stacked and organized around her, she looks like she just came from an afternoon at the spa/salon, and she hasn’t looked up once in the last 3 hours. She’s drinking water and ...

Five Things You Should Never Pay Full Price For

Five Things You Should Never Pay Full Price For

We always know that we can negotiate the purchase price of a house or a car, but did you know that there are numerous other items you should never take at face value? Many of them are related to the home or routine purchases and can help you save money each month. Mattresses and Furniture ...

The Latest & Greatest Resources Online

The Latest & Greatest Resources Online

Bookmarking useful websites in college is on every student’s to do list. Unfortunately, shuffling through your pages and organizing your online tools can be a hassle for everyone. When organizing my own weekly bookmarks this morning, I lost track of time and ended up spending 2+ hours picking the right pages, organizing by categories and, ...

5 Creative Ways to Use IFTTT as a College Student

5 Creative Ways to Use IFTTT as a College Student

College students are known for being especially tech savvy. We love using technology to procrastinate during an all nighter, post pictures from a crazy weekend to social sharing sites, and communicate rapidly with friends all over the world. We’re always looking for new and unique ways to put technology to work for us – to ...

4 Ways To Get On The Internet Away From Home

4 Ways To Get On The Internet Away From Home

Whether it be taking an online class, working online, or just simply sending an important email, the internet has become an essential part to a lot of people’s daily lives.  However, when people leave their home, or school, and get out of their internet comfort zone they may have a harder time getting connected ...

10 Online Food Delivery Services You Should Know About

10 Online Food Delivery Services You Should Know About

The number of nights where I lay in bed after a final with a petrified mind and body are countless. That being said, the chances that my section of the refridgerator has any consumable food is about zero percent. I realize that there are college students out there who decorate their fridge with a rainbow ...

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