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Outreach and Education

On Monday, October 23rd, 2017, Kait-Lynn spoke to the students of W.E. Miller Public school regarding Cyber Safety. The presentation covered ICT topics that are relevant to today’s youth such as: what they are sharing on Social Media, who can see it, believing what you see or read online, YouTube content, and safety tips while [...]

NEOnet’s TechSocial for Seniors

The TechSocial team has been busy these past few weeks promoting and building the foundations for this program! In October, Josh and MJ, spent most of their time travelling within the Northeastern Ontario region visiting partners in the Temiskaming Shores area and participating in the Seniors Information Fairs hosted by the Porcupine Health Unit in [...]

Biz Battle 2017

NEOnet once again participated in this second year’s Biz Battle hosted by Northern College’s Entrepreneur Center and co-hosted by Head Start in Business. Paul Ouimette participated as a judge. The event is a weekend business boot camp that provided opportunities for young entrepreneurs to gain real-world business experience and to network with like-minded youth and [...]

TechSocial for Seniors

On Thursday October 19th, Josh and MJ travelled to Iroquois Falls to participate in the Seniors Information Fair. The fair, hosted by the Older Adults Centres’ Association of Ontario (OACAO), was well attended by residents of Iroquois Falls. The fair also hosted several compelling speakers from the Ministry of Transportation, Elder Abuse Ontario, Ministry of [...]

Happy Halloween (tech in the holiday)

Trick or Treat! Halloween is nearly here, and while some may not think that technology in general and mobile technology plays a role in this holiday, actually, it can! From having a small GPS tracker in your child’s trick or treating bag or working together with your neighbourhood to see who is handing out treats [...]

#SBW2017

NEOnet kicked off the 2017 Small Business Week with Technology: Changing the Nature of Work on Monday October 16th, 2017 in Timmins.  The presentation was a live broadcast from College Boreal conference room 209 to Kirkland Lake, Kapuskasing and Hearst. There was a total of 29 participants for the event. Creig Lamb from the Brookfield [...]

Small Business Week 2017

Small Business Week 2017 is approaching quickly! Many events, presentations and workshops are planned across our area. NEOnet will be hosting Monday, October 16th a morning event to kick off Small Business Week 2017 in Timmins. While keeping in-tune with the overall topic/theme we are going to introduce some new technology to the mix as [...]

New iPhone(s) – Yes plural!

Telecommunications are always in flux and evolving – Apple just announced their new iPhone Models: iPhone 8 series and iPhone X (pronounced 10).  Much of the hype and media mostly showed the iPhone X, but what are the differences between these 2 new iPhones? After some education on our part and research through various articles, here [...]