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Wi-Fi: What is it?

We all use Wi-Fi everyday. But what is it? What does it do and how does it work? Let’s discuss the basics of Wi-Fi and give a few tips on keeping your data secure when you’re connected to it.

Ping Tests

Have you ever wondered if you were really connected to the internet? Or if the server you’re trying to reach is having a problem? Ping tests are an easy way to help troubleshoot basic networking...

Computer Storage

There are two types of popular computer storage devices today. A hard disk drive (HDD) and solid state drives (SSD). Let’s take a look at the history and differences between the two:  

Web Addresses

Web Addresses or URLs (Uniform Resource Locators) are ways to easily access different web sites and services the internet. Today we discuss what makes up web addresses and why we use them. Watch for...

Comments in Excel

There are a lot of really cool time-saving features in programs like Microsoft Office. Today, Rachel teaches us about Comments in Excel – a great way to add notes to a spreadsheet without having to...

HDC’s Faces of Affordable Housing Banquet

On Thursday, April 19, 2018, we’ll be joining our friends and long time partners, The Housing Development Corporation (Mid-Atlantic) for HDC’s Faces of Affordable Housing Banquet. This fun and...

MDM: Mobile Device Management

We’re back with more acronyms! I mean… Helpful explanations of technology (that just happens to have more acronyms). Anyway, today we’re discussing Mobile Device Management (or MDM for short). Why is...

Ransomware Prevention

Ransomware is software that, if it gets onto your computer, can lock your files, encrypt them, and then in order to get them unencrypted you have to pay a sum of money to the person or group who...

Many Gifts, One Nation

The Catholic Schools of Lancaster County are participating in an online giving campaign on January 30, 2018. This campaign, known as “many gifts one nation” is a day of giving to Catholic schools and...

Lancaster Rec

Lancaster Rec (The Lancaster Recreation Commission) is a non-profit partnership between the City of Lancaster, School District of Lancaster and Lancaster Township. They provide programs for kids in...