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Precautions of webcam dangers for teens and tweens

Precautions of webcam dangers for teens and tweens

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Parents and guardians at home should monitor the webcam activities of children, teens and tweens. It is their responsibility to ensure that they are using the device (computer, Internet and webcam) appropriately. It is not uncommon for the younger ones to get carried away with the freedoms of webcam like talking about things that should not be spoken of on the webcams because video footage of it can be saved and become vulnerable. Apart from this, there is one more important danger to mention here. The teens and tweens can feel comfortable about performing risqué acts on the webcam like chatting with a boyfriend. This is not something that can be acceptable and also it is to be understood that the video can later be viewed by others who were never intended to see it. Where to Pla
Tweens, chat rooms and webcam – Safety tips

Tweens, chat rooms and webcam – Safety tips

Technology
The importance of protecting children, teens and tweens while online cannot be stated enough. There is countless number of predators out there just waiting eagerly and aggressively to pounce on them. Computers and Internet makes it easier for them to find children, teens and tweens in chat rooms where communication is on finger tips, instant. And, because children, teens and even tweens are so young, they may not have the intuition to be careful with whom she is talking, and quickly fall into a trap. Mostly Predators target Chat Rooms A predator locates victims by using Internet chat rooms. He is looking for a certain tween profile. It is someone who is the right sex and age preference for the predator. The predator checks out what everyone is chatting about. He wants to see if t...
How to Copy Between Hard Drives

How to Copy Between Hard Drives

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Eventually every computer user considers upgrading or replacing their hard drive. At the same time most people want to avoid the trouble associated with reinstalling the computer's operating system and backing up all of the old data. For many, copying the data from hard drive to hard drive is the most logical and easiest way to upgrade a computer hard drive. Doing so can be a challenge to those that are unfamiliar with the inner workings of a computer system but luckily hard drives have come a long way in recent years and the process of upgrading and copying files from drive to drive is no longer cause to take the computer into the repair shop. Preparing To Copy Files From One Hard Drive To Another The new, blank hard drive must be connected to the computer via an IDE or SATA cab...
Some Basic Facts About Computer Virus

Some Basic Facts About Computer Virus

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Almost everyone who owns a computer should already know as to what exactly is a virus.It is nothing but a malicious computer program aimed at infecting the machine that may result in damage to the hardware, software, or data. The virus may act in either of the following two manners: -Through replicating itself -By Spreading from one computer to another Whenever a virus attack takes place, no one can be aware of the intrusion. This eventuality makes it vital that appropriate preventive measures are initiated well in advance in the form of some good antivirus solutions. Basic Virus Characteristics The basic characteristics of a virus attack manifests in the ability of new virus to either alter the contents of a copy, or make the copy modify itself through a kind of reprogram...
Why Computer Geeks Love Picking Locks

Why Computer Geeks Love Picking Locks

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When someone says they picking locks for fun, your first response could be holding your valuable possessions a little tighter. But lock picking is no longer a skill employed by delinquents alone. Understanding the mechanism of locks is great exercise for your brain and helps build better problem solving skills, can potentially land you a job, save you money, and is quite impressive. Lots of computer enthusiasts have found that the parallels between lock mechanisms and computers bring elements of the cyber world they love to life in the physical realm. Lock Picking as a Hobby Lock picking as a hobby might introduce you to an entire different world of security measures. After you have learned the basics, your brain immediately runs through ways to protect your belongings, jus...
Five Ways To Boost Up Your Mac Book

Five Ways To Boost Up Your Mac Book

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By now many of you may have used Apple's Mac book, either the latest version or the older one, probably the two or three generations old. You may have noticed the machine slows down sometimes and needless to say that a slow Mac book is disgusting and working with one of them is much more frustrating than anything else. Now you may be thinking to replace the older version and get a newer one, but do you know that there are many ways to speed it up again. So buckle up yourself before we engage in some serious operation. Before you start following the below tips, don't forget to take precaution and back up your data. For Macs books taking the precaution is easy. You can simply grab an external drive and run Time Machine. When your Mac drive is fully backed up you may proceed. Now fo...