Tips to Help You Repair a Damaged Online Reputation

Top Tips to Help You Repair a Damaged Online Reputation

With almost the entire globe heavily dependent on the Internet for meeting various requirements, one wrong move can lead your career spiralling down in the wrong direction. Usually, the availability of various resources like social media, forums and the likes enable people to be more vocal about their likes and dislikes. Read More »

Tips

How to Create a Secure Wireless Router Setup

How to Create a Secure Wireless Router Setup

We live at a time when the “Internet of Things” is starting to gain traction in our life. It seems every new product sold today can easily connect to the Internet through a wireless connection, which is usually a wireless router. Of course, as with most things created, it may seem like a good idea to be able to access your devices remotely, it also means that malicious users may also be able to gain access to your devices. Read More »

Networks

5 Tools to Secure Your Windows Computer

5 Tools to Secure Your Windows Computer

Since the days of using DOS, personal computers have always had the risk of being infected with malicious software. Over the years, malware has evolved from basic viruses, to rootkits, and now ransomware that encrypts your data. With each new release of malware, it seems anti-virus software developers are always playing catch-up to make sure their software can protect a computer from the new malicious software. Read More »

Operating Systems

What’s Next For Next-Generation Mobile Phones?

What’s Next For Next-Generation Mobile Phones?

It’s coming up to that time again: in only a few months, we’ll start being drip-fed the latest smartphones just in time for the Christmas rush. Of course, we’re still only in July, but that doesn’t stop the rumour mill from working at full steam. Of course the iPhone and Samsung releases will be the two hottest topics, with the iPhone in particular expected to have a number of new revolutionary features. Read More »

Mobile Phones

8 Tips to Get Rid of Video Buffering

Buffering

Imagine watching a movie online and then right in the middle of a great scene, and then the video starts buffering, causing the video to stop playing. This scenario has been repeated countless times among the millions of Internet users and it is just about the most frustrating thing. While some buffering is acceptable at the start of the video because the browser is caching the video data, buffering that continues throughout the video can be very irritating, not to mention time-wasting. Read More »

Video Streaming

5 Lessons I Have Learned About Blogging

5 Lessons I Have Learned About Blogging

When I started blogging in June 2007 I really didn’t know how to manage a blog or eve how long I can keep writing blog entries. Like many people, I tend to start something that interests me at the time, but then get bored and move onto something else. With that thinking, I started using Blogger since it required no financial commitment, just time. After a year, I discovered that I did like to manage a blog, so I switched to a self-hosted WordPress blog, and haven’t looked back. Read More »

Websites and Blogging

Is LastPass Secure?

Is LastPass Secure?

LastPass is a popular cloud-based password manager that has quickly become popular for those looking for an easy solution to create and keep their passwords safe. There are many software and cloud-based solutions available for managing passwords, such as RoboForm and KeePass, but for many users – myself included – LastPass is what they prefer. Of course, as with any software that stores personal information, the question on how secure LastPass really is has come up in many discussions online. Read More »

Online Safety

How You Can Create Stronger Passwords

How You Can Create Stronger Passwords

It seems that news about a breach of security that results in the stealing of usernames and passwords seems to be an everyday occurrence these days. The news, from Hold Security, that Russian hackers have created a list of 1.2 billion usernames and passwords come as a surprise because of the number of login credentials that have been stolen. Read More »

Online Safety
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