Consumer PC and Business-Class PC

Should You Buy A Consumer or Business-Class PC? Before buying a computer for work, it’s important to consider whether your best bet is to get a consumer model or one built specifically for business use. You’ve probably seen business computers with the same brand name that you have at home, but that’s where the similarities […]

Protecting Shared Computers for Work from Home

Protecting Shared computers for work from home

Many families today have a shared home computer to help with day-to-day activities. A teen can search for a job and stream shows. A parent can check work emails, pay household bills, and shop online. A youngster can play an educational game to buy Mom or Dad a few minutes of peace. Yet with COVID-19 sending so many people home to work, the shared computer is getting a lot more use.

4 Simple Tips to Keep Your Internet Banking Safe

Online banking has boomed in the past few years to become the new norm. Branches are out and apps are in. Half the time when you visit a branch, you?re steered towards a computer for a DIY transaction ? with optional assistance. But is internet banking really safe? You?re always told to keep your financial […]

What’s Best for Your Computer: Shut Down or Sleep?

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 […]

Internet Lingo 101: Cheat Sheet For Beginners

The Internet is growing and evolving so fast even the dictionary has trouble keeping up. Here are 12 suddenly common terms that are helpful to know. Browser A browser is a free piece of software that lets you view web pages, videos and other online content. It?s a core requirement of going online, as it […]

Streamline Digital Media Storage with NAS

Many businesses rely on digital media (photographers, designers, and real estate agents come to mind). Needing photos and videos leads to the headache of handling portable storage devices. A nice solution is network-attached storage (NAS). So, why is it good for a business to go the NAS route? Network-attached storage gives all networked computers access […]

How To Keep Your Tech Squeaky Clean

Our tech is something we use every day, but did you know it?s also the most disgusting? Your screen may look clean, but studies show that a mobile phone can be 18x dirtier than a public restroom ? ew! It gets worse (sorry)?that keyboard you tap at while eating your morning toast? It?s probably the […]

Keep in Touch While Social Distancing

Quarantine doesn?t have to mean you?re on your own all the time. Sure, back in the days of the plague or pox, people were stuck. But now, we have technology to let us remain connected even while social distancing. Here?s a roundup of top options for fun with family and friends. You can?t have an […]

Time to Refresh Your Passwords

We often tend to be creatures of habit, particularly when it comes to technology.? Passwords are a prime example.? Many of us use the same logins for multiple websites and applications because we don’t have a photographic memory.? A large percentage of users aren?t aware that this is one of the most significant security dangers […]