June 24, 2018
Wi-Fi has forever changed the way we live, work and play. We can surf the internet on the couch or by the pool, look up a recipe in an instant, and even connect our lights to voice control. It’s no wonder it was accepted with open arms, but is your Wi-Fi as good as it needs to be?
June 17, 2018
People around the world are being struck with a cyber-attack that sends victims a fake invoice or a bill from online service, such as iTunes, Amazon, Spark, Vodafone, etc that looks real enough to fool many unsuspecting users. It’s an old scam that used to see bills faxed or mailed in, but it’s made its way into the digital world and instances are on the rise.
June 3, 2018
Most homes are trying to reduce power costs by turning off lights and appliances, but do the same rules apply to computers? After all, it requires more than flicking a switch on your way out the door. Some people believe you should shut down after every use to save wear and tear, others believe you should never shut down your computer – ever. Others simply want to make sure the pages and apps they left open are still there waiting for them. So, who’s right and what are they really doing?
May 28, 2018
Emergency security alert! In the last two weeks, some crooks from Russia hacked more than 500,000 routers from around the globe. You can read about it here with more details but here is a simple recap of what happened, what you can do, and why you should care.
May 27, 2018
There’s been a massive digitization of the population, which despite keeping everyone entertained and connected, comes with one gaping flaw – a hard drive crash could wipe out your data in an instant. Nobody’s immune, even grandparents routinely rock the latest smartphones and post on Facebook. Nearly all schoolwork is done on computers or tablets, ebook sales far outstrip their paper cousins, and photo printing is a rarity.