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Basics of Securing your Windows Installation

Now of course, we’re all probably running different version of windows, indeed in my house there’s at least three versions of the Operating system. However although the menu locations and actually wording may change – these steps are basically the same in most version of Windows. So if you want to check, make sure these […]

Safe Web Surfing: Top Tips for Kids and Teens Online

It’s often a contentious issue, how much freedom should you allow your children online.  Obviously this in some senses depends on their age and maturity but it’s still a topic that often divides both parents and educators alike.  If your children are just innocently watching Scooby Doo reruns on their version of Netflix, is that […]

Childcare Question: Should a Parent Control a Child’s Computer Use?

Whether or not a parent should control a child’s computer use is an issue that not everyone agrees on. Some feel that as parents, controlling PC access and computer usage is just another parental responsibility. Others feel such parent controls infringe on a child’s rights. If you’re unsure, take a closer look at these reasons […]

Will Hotstar Work in the UK ?

For those of us who grew up with the internet or should I say grew with the internet then the increasing amount of filtering and censorship is somewhat worrying. A memory comes to mind of about 1997 firing up my 486 computer, clicking on that connect button and listening to my 14.4 k modem beep […]

Should We All Be Using a VPN?

Twenty years ago, the internet played a fairly small part in most of our lives. It was to most people something of interest, perhaps to play around with little more than an interesting toy. Of course, that’s changed now and most of us probably use the internet every day.  Can you imagine arranging car insurance […]

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 […]