Archive for July, 2012

Sign Up for Direct Deposit: All Federal Benefit Payments will be Electronic as of May 2013

As of May 1, 2013, the Department of the Treasury will eliminate the need for paper checks and discontinue mailing federal benefit and non-tax payments to citizens, instead, switch over to electronic payments, e.g. direct deposit. After seeking public comment on the proposed rule issued in June 2010, federal regulations were changed to generally require all federal benefits including Social Security, [...]

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Video Contest Just for Seniors

Cyber-Seniors Inc. and Cyber-Seniors Documentary Inc. (Cyber-Seniors) are sponsoring a video contest (“Contest”) with selected entries hosted on the Cyber-Seniors Corner Youtube channel. Cyber-Seniors is a Documentary Film that has been following the journey of several senior citizens as they uncover the magic of the Internet (The release date for the Film is expected to be in early [...]

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Quick Guide for Buying a Laptop: What’s Right for You?

With a wide variety of products and features to choose from, buying a laptop can be a daunting and overwhelming experience, which is why it’s important to know what you will be doing on your new laptop. Do you plan on traveling with your laptop or will it act as your primary computer at home [...]

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How To: Untag Yourself in a Facebook Photo

If you receive a notification from Facebook that a friend has just added/tagged a photo that you don’t like or you don’t want your friends to see (for whatever reason), you can easily untag yourself so that it does not appear on your Facebook Profile. Simply follow these instructions: 1. Login to Facebook and click on the “notifications” [...]

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How To: Review Tags and Posts Before They Appear on Your Facebook Timeline

Each person has a different level of comfort when it comes to social media usage and privacy concerns. I am relatively open about my whereabouts and actvities, but some of my friends prefer to keep this information private, while others opt to share practically anything and everything but the kitchen sink. To help you manage what is and [...]

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