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Tech review spring 2011


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Quick review of some popular, mostly free programs. Outline of presentation for Real Estate Brokers Spring

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Tech review spring 2011

  1. 1. Current News<br />Epsilon e-mail leak<br />Security Tips<br />Software update<br />Free AV/Cleanup programs<br />Social Media Tips<br />What is it and why should you care<br />Suggestion in entering<br />Words of caution<br />Popular Programs<br />Cloud storage/collaboration<br />Video/presentation<br />Office<br />Computer Backup<br />Online<br />Local<br />Review<br />Agenda<br />
  2. 2. Epsilone-mailLeak<br />Holds approx 250 million e-mail addresses<br />40 billion e-mails last year<br />Capable of sending 15 million per second<br />Opt-out page: <br /><br />
  3. 3. General Tech Review<br />Spring 2011<br />@HectorAriceaga<br />
  4. 4. 5 e-mail Safety Tips<br />If you don’t know the sender, don’t open the email.<br />Watch out for emails that request personal information<br />Be careful with emails that look like they're from PayPal, Facebook or any of known stolen sites<br />Watch for typos or spelling mistakes<br />Watch for red flag phrases like, "You have won!" or "Please verify your account!"<br /> Helen Popkin – Technolog –<br />
  5. 5. FreeAntivirusPrograms<br />AVG Free Edition -<br />Avast -<br />Panda Cloud AV -<br />
  6. 6. Social Media<br />
  7. 7. Social Media<br />
  8. 8. Considerthispath<br />
  9. 9. Wordsofcaution<br />Once posted it is permanent<br />Online presence = online resume<br />Our “friends” online activities spill into our online profiles<br />Good privacy-setting-review habits are important<br />
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  11. 11. Popularprograms<br />Online Storage/Collaboration<br /> – 2+GB free <br /> – 5+GB free<br /> – 5GB free<br /> – 5GB free<br />Windows Live SkyDrive – 25GB free<br />
  12. 12. Video/Presentatione-mail<br /><br /><br />
  13. 13. OfficeSuites<br />Google Docs<br />Open Office<br />Libre Office<br />
  14. 14. QRCodes<br /><br />
  15. 15. The Backup - Online<br />Carbonite Online PCBackupCarbonite tries to make remote backup simple and affordable. <br />IDrive<br />Getting started with IDrive might be more confusing than with any other online backup service, but IDrive partly redeems itself with quick uploading and many extras not found elsewhere.<br />Mozy Home Online BackupMozy offers reasonably priced unlimited online backup that's highly configurable, but it could stand some usability improvements.SOS Online Backup BetaEven non-geeks can painlessly back up their folders and files, but the service also gives the more technically inclined an impressively powerful set of features to play with.<br />
  16. 16. The Backup - Local<br />
  17. 17. ContactInfo<br />Hector Ariceaga<br /><br />@HectorAriceaga<br /><br />Amanda Cox<br /><br />@techgirlpdx<br /><br />