Microsoft to release critical security update for Windows 10 Internet Explorer

(MS16-023 Security patch)Important news for all the windows 10 users:The tech giant's is working on a future update regarding Microsoft Internet Explorer. On a previous statement the company stated that this security update resolves internal vulnerabilities when using Explorer. In most severe cases Microsoft further stated that third party individu...
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Start exploring the weirdness of quantum mechanics!

​IBM releases quantum computing.Indeed the chip giant has established in New York a research laboratory with a five-qubit quantum computer accessible from the cloud platform to the masses.It is the first time that a quantum computer is available to others. That allows developing the research beyond research centres and universities through this exp...
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Keyboard Shortcuts that will increase your productivity

​It is estimated that 80% of computer users do not know how to use the most common keyboard shortcuts.Using keyboard shortcuts not only saves time but makes you far more productive.Hence we drafted a list of the most useful keyboard shortcuts for Windows and Mac.To start with the main key for keyboard shortcuts in Windows is CTRL (Control) and ⌘ (C...
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Should you upgrade your computer or buy a new one?

​This is something we are being asked on a daily basis and the answer requires you to consider a number of parameters.In general if you are happy with your PC's performance there is obviously no compelling need to make any changes. However to ask this question you are probably not happy and long for a system that will be fast and will support the l...
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Stay secure in the Cloud

We regularly come across stories of people whose cloud accounts have been hacked and their personal data leaked all over the Internet.Most of these people could never imagine of how easy it would be for their data to be accessed from a web browser and most of the time the reason that they were vulnerable was that they were not following basic rules...
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Internet of Things

​Over the past couple of years the average person has relied more and more on the Internet, whether it's through the use of smartphones for social communication or the use of the Internet for researching information."The Internet of Things" (IOT) is a concept, connecting all of your everyday network enabled devices such as phones, washing machines,...
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Free vs Paid Antivirus Software

There is often the question to individuals and businesses whether it is worth paying for Internet Security software. There is an abundance of free antivirus software out there with unlimited updates which makes you wonder.The most basic levels of antivirus products are free and paid antivirus, suites and premium suites, As you move up levels you us...
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Do you need a digital detox?

​Ofcom's annual communications market report, gave us recently some very interesting data on the frequency that the UK population interacts with the Internet.This at a time that 71%of adults in the UK owns a smartphone.A sample of 2,500 people was used revealing that a large portion of the public would like to spend less time online or indeed have ...
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15 interesting facts that you probably did not know about Computing and the Internet

1.TYPEWRITER is the longest word that you can write using the letters only on one row of the keyboard of your computer.2.Over 6000 new computer viruses are released every month.3.HP, Microsoft and Apple have all started in a garage.4.An average person normally blinks 20 times a minute, but when using a computer he/she blinks only 7 times a minute.5...
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SSD vs HDD: Which one is right for you?

Both drives do the same job which is store your personal files such as songs, videos, pictures, documents and applications but they have their own unique differences that are outlined below:AffordabilityHard Disk Drives are much cheaper than SDDs as they differ in functionality and many other areas outlined in the subsections below. They will remai...
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Top 10 tips on how to protect your data

Since 1998 Data Protection is taken very seriously across all dimensions of privacy and control and especially, when it comes to dealing with the Internet. Your personal and private information might be in danger of falling into wrong hands and you would not want face the consequences.So, we've decided to share our top 10 tips on how to keep your d...
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10 Tips to prolong your battery life

​While laptops are very convenient to carry around and complete various tasks on the go be it for professional or individual purposes, it might be very annoying when your device's battery dies out right in the middle of it.So, we will share top 10 tips with you that you can implement and prolong your laptop's battery for much longer.1.Lower your sc...
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Windows vs Mac - Which one is safer against viruses

Mac computers are believed to be less prone to malware than Windows computers. This is because they compose a smaller proportion of the market, as 90% of computers have Windows installed. This makes Windows computers a more attractive target for attackers, since malware developers want to impact as many computers as possible. This does not mean how...
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Tips to avoid getting hacked

In the last year, several multinational firms and individuals have become victims of hackers.Nowadays, computer hacking has become much easier and a lot more common. There are several ways to avoid getting hacked and saving your private data from being in the hands of a malicious individual:1.Change your passwords regularlyIt is smart to change you...
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Tools to help you avoid procrastinating

If you tend to procrastinate and constantly put off tasks, here are a few tools that will help you avoid missing any important deadline.Google Calendar remindersThe Google Calendar app is available for iPhone and Android. You can create reminders that will show up in the Google Calendar on the day they are scheduled, and you will see them each day ...
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Tools to clean up your mailbox

Ever despaired at the amount of email you received every day? According to the website Seeker, "spam has an annual global footprint equivalent to 3.1 million passenger cars on the road in a year, using 2 billion gallons of gasoline".This means that your cluttered inbox is not only annoying to you, but it is also not really environmental friendly. S...
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Why switch to IP telephony

IP telephony (or VoIP for Voice over IP) is a telephony mode using the telecommunications protocol created for Internet (IP for Internet Protocol). The voice is digitized and routed in packets like any other data. The main advantages for a business to use IP telephony are the speed increase and the savings.There are different kinds of handsets avai...
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What is Big Data?

Popularized at the crossroads of the 2000's with the explosion of new technologies, the term "Big Data" refers to the mass of digital data, from all sources, generated by the use of these technologies.This data can be of a personal, professional or institutional nature, and concerns all types of information circulating on digital networks (text, vi...
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