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Which Cloud Service is Right for You?

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Do you find yourself often running out of hard drive space? Have you noticed that your computer has begun to slow down significantly after owning it for a couple of years? Taking advantage of free, cloud-based storage is a great way to maximize your overall digital storage potential, and to prevent you from having to spend money on a bigger hard drive, USB sticks, external hard drives, etc. That being said, you may have noticed that there are quite a few options to choose from! In an effort to better understand these options, we’re going to compare and contrast the top four cloud-based services available today.

Do More with Microsoft Teams

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Within a relatively short period of time Microsoft Teams has seen widespread adoption across schools, business, and groups across the globe, and for good reason. The platform is free, easy-to-use, and offers plenty of accessibility features for individuals across a wide spectrum of backgrounds, learning styles, and abilities. And while the app does a great job of pointing users to its many useful features, there is so much to explore within Teams that we thought we’d create a list of some tips and features for Microsoft Teams that you may not know about.

We Have Solutions! – Episode 6: Growing and Innovating with Chad Leaman

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On episode six of “We Have Solutions!,” we are joined by Neil Squire’s Director of Innovation Chad Leaman.

We touch on a variety of subjects, including the evolution of 3D printing and assistive technology, adaptive gaming, the evolution of communication technology during COVID, and how he managed to broker a million-dollar deal with Google.

Folder Management for iOS

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Last week we looked at folder management for Android and explored how to create new folders, how to manage them, and, how to locate files and folders that have already been created. Today, we’re going to look at the same functions, but in the context of iOS devices including iPad and iPhone.

Folder Management for Android

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Have you ever downloaded a document onto your Android tablet only to have it seemingly disappear into the electronic void? Have you ever wondered if there’s an easier, more efficient way to deal with folders? If you answered yes to either of these questions, then this guide is for you. We’re going to look at the two major mobile platforms and dive a bit deeper into their respective file management systems in order to gain a better understanding of how to better utilize the storage potential of these devices. This will be a two-part guide, with this week’s e-bulletin focusing on Android tablets.

How to Create a Professional Email Address

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If you’re out there looking for work in 2022, chances are some part of that application process will involve computers and emails. And when it comes to email correspondence in the business world, the first thing that potential employers will see is your email address. So, in today’s e-bulletin, we are going to look at the most important do’s and don’ts for when it comes to setting up a “professional” email account.

“We Have Solutions!” Episode 5: Pivoting for the Pandemic with Tracy Ryan

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On this episode, we are joined by our K-12 Coordinator for Assistive Technology Programs and Services, Tracy Ryan. Tracy brings with her decades of experience in the disabilities community, and almost 5 years serving as our K-12 coordinator here in New Brunswick.

We talk about what it was like to provide services and training to schools during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the challenges, successes, and lessons that went with it.

How to Set up and Manage Email for Windows 10

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Email has been the primary communication tool among employees for some time, and even with the introduction of newer technology such as Zoom or Teams, email is not going anywhere anytime soon. But even though email has been around for decades at this point, not everyone knows how to use it to its full potential. So if you’re someone who still uses their browser for checking emails, then this lesson is for you!

Five Navigation and Transportation Apps for Persons with Disabilities

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When you have physical disabilities, dealing with transportation and navigation in your area can be a major challenge. This is especially true for wheelchair users who tend to have specific requirements regarding the environments in which they are able to comfortably access. Today, we’re going to look at five apps designed to help users with physical disabilities to more easily navigate their surroundings. These apps could be helpful for a wide range of disabled users, and many of these apps could also be helpful for persons with intellectual disabilities who might benefit from the extra guidance that they provide.

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