Geek speak decoded

Geek speak, tech talk, jargon or whatever you want to call it, computer terminology can be confusing. However, having a basic understanding of some of the words may be beneficial to the non-IT professional. Speaking a basic level of this language can help you clearly explain a computer problem you’re having, and even help you…

HDD and SSD explained

Computer and laptop buyers today need to make a decision between getting either a solid state drive (SSD) or a hard disk drive (HDD) as a primary storage component for their device. But which one is the better choice? In this article we outline the differences between SSD and HDD, as well as the pros…

Now two-factor authentication is easy

With cyber attacks becoming more and more common, using a single password to logon to online services is becoming a less effective security measure. Enter two-factor authentication. However, those who’ve used this security process know how much of a hassle it can be – adding additional time to every single login. But not any longer.…

Is Google’s new Chromebook worth $1,000?

If you’re a fan of Google’s Chromebook line of laptops, you may be excited about their latest addition – the Pixel. Stocked with advanced features, such as a high-resolution touchscreen and USB type C ports, you may be chomping at the bit to get your hands on this brand spanking new piece of technology. But…

There’s no need to rush for the Apple Watch

From glasses that bring you augmented reality to watches that monitor your heart rate, and jewelry that alerts you to incoming calls and text messages, wearable technology is big business and represents a growing trend that is here to stay. Innovative technology that literally attaches itself to your person has the potential to boost productivity…

Expired antivirus – is it a big deal?

If you want to keep your business data and systems secure it is essential that you have an antivirus or antimalware scanner installed on every system. While the install rates of these programs in businesses is nearly 100%, there is an increasing trend where some companies are letting their subscriptions expire. So, if your antivirus…