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Main Advantages of a Tablet PC

Many observers of technology and the IT media specifically have watched carefully while mobile devices have developed. At the moment it feels like we’re at some sort of crossroads where mobile phones, tablets, laptops and other devices are all vying for the technological edge. There’s even been some resurgence of the pocket computer which we […]

Checking Your IP Address on a Windows System

This is How to check your IP address in a Microsoft Windows Operating System Here are a set of instructions for checking and troubleshooting the configuration of your IP address. Checking your IP address is one of the easier pieces of networking information to obtain. It can be done in a few simple steps, and […]

Choosing a Business or Residential Internet Plan

If you’re an ordinary home user, with an internet connection in your own house you might think that the choice of connection plans is fairly limited. However if you look beyond the standard residential plans most ISP companies have a range of business plans too which although usually slightly more expensive may offer better value […]

The Truth about Online Privacy

When you sit at your computer, idly surfing the web have you ever considered how secure that information is? I mean do you imagine that everything’s completely private and no-one knows what you do online? Most people, probably expect something in between – mostly private but perhaps the feds could find something out with a […]

Using Privacy Tools – VPN Software

The market for online privacy is growing with people becoming increasingly concerned about how there data is being used. The reality is that there is little normal protection for most of your online activities unless you take action to secure them yourself. One of the most accessible solutions if you’re serious about protecting your data […]

Protecting Young People from Identity Theft

Identity thieves are much more devious that they were a decade ago, indeed you can say that about virtually all online cyber criminals. Just have a look at those scam phishing emails from a decade ago and compare them to the ones today and you’ll see how much more sophisticated they are nowadays. Even people […]

Old Fashioned Authentication – Passwords

We might watch films everyday where people get access to buildings with retinal and palm scans but the reality is that still our major authentication method involves a PIN or password of some sort. It does seem old fashioned but the reality is that it does work to some extent despite some security drawbacks. For […]

Monitoring Kids on Football Forums

It sounds a very specific title for a post, which is true, but I think it highlights an important issue with what we allow our children to access online.  Take for example my son and his friends, who are all football mad supporting a variety of teams across the country.    All fairly sensible children […]

Corporate Policies on Social Media

Many people don’t see a distinction between where they use the internet however for most companies it represents a large risk. A few years ago it was fairly unusual for a company to offer internet access to it’s employees however those times have changed now. Indeed many people rely on the internet as part of […]

Children and those Social Networks

For parents the web is something that we’ve slowly learned to adapt to as it grew however for our children it’s been a much different experience.  Any child under 18 probably doesn’t remember a world without the internet and in some ways this makes them more vulnerable to it’s dangers. There’s hardly to locate a […]