How to Keep Using Windows XP After End of Life – WHS106

Next week on April 8th, Microsoft will release their final set of security updates for Windows XP. For most people this means having to stop using a computer that’s still serviceable.

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If you want to continue using your computer for a little while longer it is still possible but you must be very careful and change some bad habits. Here are six ways to safely use Windows XP after its end of life. Continue Reading →

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Have Your Kids Had Their Identity Stolen? [Infographic]

Children are targeted up to 35 times more than adults for identity theft

Knowing this, you should establish some rules around the Internet and divulging personal information.

Follow these six simple steps towards safeguarding your children’s online identity:

  1. Establish family rules for web use
  2. Protect that social security number
  3. Make sure you don’t miss type your URLs./li>
  4. Use STRONG passwords
  5. Check your credit regularly
  6. Check your credit card statements

Check out the infographic

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Covenant Eyes Family Pricing Coming Soon

Covenant Eyes recently announced new pricing plans would be coming soon that would make using their service more affordable for families.

I participated in a usability study for the new pricing plan and I can tell you that Covenant Eyes has done a great job putting together these new options for families. If you’ve been hesitant to purchase multiple user accounts I think you’ll be please with the new pricing. Continue Reading →

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6 Reasons to Use Google Calender to Plan Your Homeschooling

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I like sharing great ideas and blog posts. Today I ran across an article at Kosher on a Budget about using Google Calendar for you homeschool planning. In the article, Mara explains how she and her husband use Google Calendar to coordinate their lives and homeschooling.

6 Easy Ways to Use Google Calendar

  • It’s easy to repeat events
  • It’s easy to lesson plan
  • It’s easy to customize
  • It’s easy to make changes
  • It’s easy to print
  • It’s easy to access from anywhere

You’ll need to check out the full article. It’s very helpful and for those of you who are struggling with paper planners this may be just the thing you’re looking for. Get all the details: Homeschool Lesson Plans Made Easy with Google Calendar

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