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Protecting your external hard drive

External Hard Drive

Many people still use external hard drives for backup or portable storage, despite the advantages of cloud computing. If you are still using an external hard drive, it’s important to look after it properly as failure can happen at any time. Avoid knocking the drive Depending on the type of…

Microsoft’s next major Windows 10 update is now available

Microsoft have started to push out their latest version of Windows 10, called Windows 10 May 2019 Update. New features include: New light theme Windows Sandbox features Separation of Windows Search and Cortana New UI updates and features Plus many more tweaks and small features Expect longer than average Windows Update…

Mac Computers – The truth about Viruses

Mac Viruses

We hear it daily, “Macs don’t get viruses” or “I’ve never had protection on my Mac”. While this may have been true in the past, the Mac operating system is vulnerable to infections, especially as more and more people switch from Windows to Mac. MacOS is more difficult to exploit…

Running Windows 7? You need to upgrade

Windows 7 end of support

For those of you who may not have heard, Microsoft Windows 7 and Office 2010, along with other Microsoft products, will soon come to EOL (End of Life) on January 14, 2020 and they will no longer be supported by Microsoft. But what does this actually mean for you? No…

Don’t Fall Victim to Webcam Blackmail

Many users have reported recent scam messages from individuals claiming to have intercepted their username and password. These messages often state they have been watching your screen activity and webcam while you have been unaware. Typically, attackers threaten to broadcast footage to your contacts, colleagues, or social media channels. Demanding…

There are two kinds of people: those who backup, and those who have never lost all their data

Data backup solutions

Digital cameras are great, and thanks to smartphones, we have one with us almost all the time. We’re taking more photos than ever before, and building a lifetime of digital data. But despite the enormous value of these photos and videos, most people don’t have a backup. It’s time to…