VPN Usage Soars Amid Covid-19 Outbreak Due to the unprecedented Covid-19 outbreak tech companies are winning due to the increased demand for streaming services from the likes of Netflix, Disney + etc. Many users turn to VPNs around the world to access more content than they would be able to see. For example to see […]
Our worlds changed almost overnight due to the coronavirus, or Covid19 early 2020. Workers who wanted to work remotely and previously told they could not for various reasons, suddenly found themselves being able to work from home. Employers scrambled to upgrade infrastructure, software, issue laptops and upgrade security to meet the demands of this new […]
Introduction Usually, when discussing new laptops, you’d focus on the new specs, upgrades, features, etc. And I’m sure many reviewers have discussed the new Spectre x360 13’s features, so I want to instead focus on something HP has been doing in the background of the new release: networking. No, not Internet networking, but social networking […]
Passwords are the most common type of user authentication. Most people have used a password at some point in their lives. If you don’t want intruders and snoopers to access something that you consider private and confidential, you protect it with a password. The internet made the use of passwords even more common. Today, the […]
There was a time when entrepreneurs weren’t too keen on putting up websites for their business. That time has long since passed, judging by the way millions upon millions of websites are flooding the Internet. Finally, most entrepreneurs now know how instrumental a website can be when it comes to achieving their business goals. However, […]
Get Rid of É on Keyboard Find yourself typing away and go to hit the Question Mark and have É instead? press CTRL+SHIFT (press CTRL first and while holding press SHIFT, sometimes you have to do it twice in a row to disable.) ALSO SEE: Get rid of the É instead of question mark Update for Windows 10 […]
Free Up Space Tool Windows 10 has recently launched an easy-to-use tool for freeing up disk space on your computer. It removes temporary files, system logs, previous Windows installations, and other files that are taking up space. This is an updated version to the previous Disk Cleanup tool that you accessed via the hard drive. […]
By now you have probably heard that Google is making updates to it’s 14 year old email application, Gmail. Your Gmail account is tied to many of Google’s services, such as Android phones, YouTube (although you still technically need to create a YouTube account), Maps etc. Once logged into Gmail, you are also logged into […]
Free Website Performance Tools We recently came across a new tool-set for website performance monitoring from U.S. based company DotCom-Monitor. A very comprehensive set of tools essential for monitoring services such as: Website speed test Email blacklist lookup Network trace DNS trace Network latency Many more Instantly test your website speed in real browsers from […]
Managing any website or websites can be a constant effort on any given day. Have a list of tools in your arsenal can not only help you accomplish your work faster, be more efficient, but also result in a better end product for your customers. I use most of these tools myself but have also […]
Using Windows Snap Steps to Snap: Drag the title bar of a window to the left or right side of the screen until an outline of the expanded window appears. Release the mouse to expand the window. Repeat steps 1 and 2 with another window to arrange the windows side by side. Check out this […]
How to speed up your PC for gaming, as cheaply as possible: A guide If you want to use your PC for gaming, you need to get the best performance you can out of it. Initially, this will mean taking some simple, and free, steps to speed up your current system. From there you can […]
Android Marshmallow Update Google has launched it’s latest operating system out to carriers for download. Then your carrier (Telus, Bell, Rogers, AT&T etc) then push that out to your smartphone. Typically these updates have gone pretty smooth in my experience. Not this one!
Tracking Page Clicks Have you wondered what links your customers and visitors are clicking on your website? You may already track (or have someone track) your analytics to see who is visiting your website, from where, using what keywords, how long they stay and how many pages they visit. If not, you should be. This […]
Speeding up Chrome Browser Google’s Chrome is an amazing browser. Typically it is fast and responsive but there is one particular tweak that can improve your browsing experience significantly. Chrome Settings One of the first settings I make in Chrome, which isn’t a Chrome setting, per se, but a Windows proxy setting.
Introducing Office 2016 We just installed the new Microsoft Office 2016 today and so far, impressed. There are many similarities to Office 2013, but some of the subtle changes look good so far. SEE ALSO: Introducing Windows 10