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How safe will the internet be in 2015?

How safe will the internet be in 2015?

How safe is the Internet?  What are the threats?  What are cyber criminals doing that I should know about? These are all very valid questions that all Internet connected users should be asking themselves…and seeking out answers to. A good place to start is Trend Micro’s Cybersecurity predictions report for 2015 which outlines some of the very real threats and emerging trends[Read More…]

Uninstalling unwanted programs

Uninstalling unwanted programs

If you have a bunch of programs installed on your Windows PC that you never actually use, uninstalling them is a great way to clean up the clutter on your system and potentially have it running better. Mostly this is a straightforward process, however some programs even after they are uninstalled leave unnecessary files behind and there’s the odd program that[Read More…]

Going back to school with a new Tablet or Smartphone

Going back to school with a new Tablet or Smartphone

If you’re planning to send your child to school this year with a tablet device such as an iPad…here are a couple of tips to help it survive. Starting from the outside it’s a good idea to get a sturdy case for it and you’ll find a few on the market that are rated to withstand an accidental drop. Moving[Read More…]

National Telework Week – Interview with Microsoft on working away from the office

National Telework Week – Interview with Microsoft on working away from the office

A  Microsoft survey in late 2013 revealed that Australians want to embrace new ways of working…but their workplaces are holding them back. The idea behind teleworking is that with technology today, many people could get their work done, without always have to go to work – the idea being that work is something you do, not necessarily somewhere you go.[Read More…]

Back to School tips for parents from Intel Australia

Back to School tips for parents from Intel Australia

As Aussie school kids head back to school for another year parents may be faced with quite a few decisions to make in terms of the technology their children need to have access to, but in a world where many kids are perhaps more tech savvy than mum and dad it can be a bit confusing. Notebooks & Tablet devices[Read More…]