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How to Spot a SCAM Email

Checked your email today and found a great offer…or a warning from your bank or other website asking you to update your login details to avoid your account being closed down?  Theses are just a couple of examples of the scams that arrive in our inbox almost daily and while some are easy to spot, others may look more legitimate…so[Read More…]

Installing Software – Read the fine print

Installing Software – Read the fine print

Many people who are fortunate enough to have jobs that can be done remotely have scrambled over the past couple of weeks to ensure their ‘home office’ is up for the last.  If for you this has included installing software just make sure you are aware of exactly what you are installing

Does your Computer need a Memory Upgrade?

Does your Computer need a Memory Upgrade?

It’s takes just 60 seconds for many people to lose their temper over a slow or frozen computer.   But what’s the cause? Well many just blame the entire ‘computer’ but in many cases the result is simply a case of insufficient memory. Memory (or RAM) is one of the most critical components in a computer so if you experience any[Read More…]

The Next Generation Smartphone Keyboard

The Next Generation Smartphone Keyboard

Smartphones have come a long way over the past decade but one feature that you use all the time that hasn’t changed much at all is the keyboard. The default virtual keyboard on your smartphone still uses the same layout that was developed in the 19th century for typewriters.   That layout may have converted well as we moved to[Read More…]

Tech Tips for Working from Home

If working from home has become ‘the new normal’ for you here are a few tips to ensure privacy and online safety recently published by ZoneAlarm. 1. Manage your time wisely Working from home can oftentimes prove to be hard as it easily blends the lines between work and personal life. For instance, you may be in the middle of[Read More…]