Presentation for U3A Summer School Nunawading January 17 2013 Living in a Connected World: Part 1

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Presentation for U3A Summer School


Nunawading

January 17 2013


Living in a Connected World: Part 1


Links from the presentation



Wireless networking

Test your broadband speed:

http://www.speedtest.net


Key
terms, bits, bytes and broadband

http://blog.buddybackup.com/2010/05/26/bits
-
and
-
bytes
-
and
-
broadband
-
part
-
one/


How to setup a wi
-
fi network

http://youtu.be/cqqKt7aRUaE


Setup a MAC OSX wireless network

http://support.apple.com/kb/VI25


Video tutorials: How to set up a home network

http://www.butterscotch.com/tutorial/How
-
To
-
Set
-
Up
-
A
-
Home
-
Network



Operating systems and browsers


Windows 8 tutorial

http://www.gateway.com/windows8/tutorial/


Microsoft Windows 8


Beginners introduction

http://youtu.be/_E1UxI5I_jo


Getting started with Windows 8


tutorials

http://www.gcflearnfree.org/windows8


Enable / disable automatic updates in Windows 7

http://www.techtalkz.com/windows
-
7/515869
-
windows
-
update
-
enable
-
disable
-
automatic
-
updates
-
windows
-
7
-
guide.html


Configure Windows 7 for maximum security

http://www.online
-
tech
-
tips.com/windows
-
7/configure
-
windows
-
7
-
for
-
maximum
-
security/


Why you’ll love a MAC

http://www.apple.com/why
-
mac/better
-
hardware/



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Features of Chrome

https://www.google.com/intl/en/chrome/browser/features.html




Mobile computing


What tablet do I buy?

http://www.theage.com.au/digital
-
life/tablets/the
-
hottest
-
gift
-
is
-
a
-
tablet
--
but
-
which
-
one
-
to
-
buy
-
20121130
-
2alsf.html


How to make your mobile phone battery last longer

http://www.wikihow.com/Make
-
Your
-
Cell
-
Phone
-
Battery
-
Last
-
Longer



Cloud Services

Gmail:
http://mail.google.com

iCloud:
www.icloud.com

Flickr:
www.flickr.com

Skydrive:
www.skydrive.live.com

Google drive:
www.drive
.google.com

Dropbox:
www.dropbox.com

Box:
www.box.com

Evernote:
www.evernote.com

Hotmail:
www.hotmail.c
om




How to recognise phishing emails, phone calls or links

http://www.microsoft.com/security/online
-
privacy/phishing
-
symptoms.aspx


Online scams

Auction and shopping
scams

http://www.scamwatch.gov.au/content/index.phtml/item


Domain name renewal scams

http://www.scamwatch.go
v.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/694313


Spam, (junk mail) offers

http://www.scamwatch.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/694254


Free offers on the internet

http://www.scamwatch.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/694316


Spyware and key loggers

http://www.scam
watch.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/694322



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Spotting the scams

http://netalert.net.au


http://scamwatch.gov.au


http://auscert.org.au


http://econsumer.gov


http://protectfinancialid.org.au


http://www.staysmartonline.gov.au/alert_service



Malware and viruses

Download: The ultimate guide to virus and malware

https://www.avg.com.au/files/avg/ultimate_guides/Viruses.pdf


Download: surviving a malware attack

https://www.avg.com.au/files/avg/ultimate_guides/Malware.pdf


How to remove malware from your PC

http://www.pcworld.com/article/243818/how_to_remove_malware_from_your_windows_p
c.html


Remove rogue / fake antivirus malware

http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/9487/how
-
to
-
remove
-
internet
-
security
-
2010
-
and
-
other
-
roguefake
-
antivirus
-
malware/


The top malware r
emoval tools of 2013

http://www.omegaweb.com/2012/07/the
-
top
-
malware
-
removal
-
tools
-
of
-
2012/


Microsoft: installing and reinstalling Windows 7

http://windows.microsoft.com/en
-
AU/windows7/Installing
-
and
-
reinstalling
-
Windows
-
7


Malware on MAC

8 simple tips to secure your MAC

http://osxdaily.com/2012/04/07/tips
-
secure
-
mac
-
from
-
virus
-
trojan/


MAC virus / malware FAQ

http://guides.macrumors.com/Mac_Virus/Malware_FAQ






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Backup

27 onlin
e backup services reviewed 2012

http://pcsupport.about.com/od/maintenance/tp/online_backup_services.htm


http://www.carbonite.com


http://mozy.com


http://crashplan.com



Computer maintenance

Video: How to create a Windows 7 backup image

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rS616jQOURg


PC: Acronis

http://www.acronis.com.au


MAC: Superduper

http://www.shi
rt
-
pocket.com



Online Shopping

Paypal

www.paypal.com.au


http://oo.com.au


http://www.dealsdirect.com.au/


http://www.catchoftheday.com.au/


www.myshopping.com.au


www.onlineshoppingaustralia.com.au



Search and information

Australian
search engines and directories

http://www.searchme.com.au/


Searching the internet

http://www.nla.gov.au/pathways/pthw_global.html


Comprehensive li
st of search engines


5

http://www.thesearchenginelist.com/


How to use Google to search

http://searchengineland.com/guide/how
-
to
-
use
-
google
-
to
-
search


Tutorials


Search better:
http://www.gcflearnfree.org/searchbetter



Web 2.0 search

www.technorati.com


Wikipedia:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page


Trove:
http://trove.nla.gov.au/


Internet Movie Database (IMDB):
http://trove.nla
.gov.au/


Youtube:
www.youtube.com


Diigo:
www.diigo.com


Flickr:
www.flickr.com



Reading

www.pressdisplay.com


Join the state Library of victoria. This allows you to access online resources from home.
(**Must be a resident of Victoria)

http://www.slv.vic.gov.au/services/join
-
libr
ary


www.amazon.com


Google play:
http://play.google.com/store


Newspapers:

www.theage.com.au

www.heraldsun.com.au

www.theaustralian.com.au


www.thepaperboy.com

Guide to Australian newspapers:
www.newspapers.com.au


Magazines:
www.au.zinio.com

News stories in magazine format


Pulse:
www.pulse.me