Suspicio
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Dodgy looking email

Chances are you have received an email that just feels wrong. It might look legit but it just doesn’t feel right. More often than not in this day and age this will be a phishing email. When you go fishing you throw bait into the water and see what bites. That is exactly what this email is doing. It will have been sent to thousands of different people to see who will fall for the scam and click through it.

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Problem Ejecting
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How to solve “Problem ejecting” issue on Windows 10

For a while I had been having an issue where Windows 10 won’t let me eject an external device saying that it is “still in use” when I have closed everything that it is doing. Read More

Windows Vista is dead
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Windows Vista is dead…When was it alive?

As of today, 11th April 2017, Windows Vista has officially been discontinued. Vista has been with us for a decade but has finally run its course.

Microsoft announced the death of its operating system in this article that outlines that it will stop all security updates for the OS.

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Backups
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Backups are like un-protected sex

…It’s not a problem until it’s a problem. Too often people overlook backups and that’s because people are too busy living to worry about what might happen. In a day to day basis at home most people don’t think twice about losing their data and that’s generally because people only have a “few” photos that more often than not turns out to be thousands.

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Suspicio
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What is the difference between POP and IMAP

In today’s day and age everyone has an email account…or five and there are different ways to set them up. You may not be aware of this but the different setups lead to different storage capabilities and can severely affect your work flow If you don’t understand it.

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DropBox
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Why I use DropBox

Why do I use DropBox? Because it’s simple. I have been using DropBox for a couple of years now and it has never failed me and it works seamlessly with all my devices. It even gives me good access to my files from my phone whilst I’m on the go…Which doesn’t bode well for my “I left the file on my laptop” excuse for not getting work done. Read More

Raid
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What is RAID

RAID stands for – Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks. Well It used to be known as that but It is now commonly known as Redundant Array of Independent Disks.

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Internet Safety
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How safe is the internet?

As safe as you make it.

For some reason the consensus for the internet is that it’s not safe. Now don’t get me wrong…It can be a very dangerous place but there are a lot of simple ways that make it a lot safer and most of these revolve around common sense.

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Cloud Computing
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What is the Cloud?

The cloud is a mystical piece of technology that baffles and amazes the majority of people, But in reality it is just a mass of servers in a warehouse somewhere that is kept nice and chilly.

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IT Support
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Is it plugged in?

I understand that the technical skill of every user is very different. Frankly it is my job to fill in the gaps for those whose interests lie elsewhere but there must be some common knowledge involved when it comes to tech. Now to all the IT literate people out there who either work in support or are asked for endless favours due to your knowledge, you will understand.

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